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Colt Walker U.S. Military Issue Revolver Company No. 81  -

Item sold by Gregg Martin Auctions on 2/05/2007 for :

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Rare Colt Walker U.S. Military Issue Revolver, Serial Number D Company No. 81

Serial no. D Company No. 81 with all matching numbers, and in standard configuration on barrel lug, cylinder, frame, triggerguard strap and buttstrap; .44 caliber percussion cylinder; 9-inch part round, part octagonal barrel marked - ADDRESS SAML COLT NEW-YORK CITY - reading from breech in direction of muzzle; US/1847 on right side of barrel lug; Texas Rangers and Comanche Indian fight cylinder roll scene; built with blued finish, and case-hardened hammer, loading lever and frame; cylinder finished in-the-white; plain brass triggerguard strap; oil-finished walnut grips. 81 visible at front of frame, between two pins engaging apertures in rear of barrel lug. 81 stamped on front of grip within cutout for triggerguard strap (visible only when grips removed from revolver). 81 on left side of triggerguard strap (visible only when grips removed). Sold together with a correspondence file and certificate for the entrance of this Walker in theTexas Gun Collector's Association "Parade of Walkers" exhibit held in the Spring of 2003.

Condition: Good to very good. Gray patina, pitting, some of the latter more pronounced than on other surfaces; cylinder with traces roll scene and D and 81 visible; D and 81 visible on buttstrap; most of marking visible on left side of barrel lug and more clearly visible on left side of frame; the single safety pin missing from breech of cylinder, but aperture remains; brass triggerguard strap with mellow patina, mar through serial number stamping, but still clearly visible; grips with smooth wear, minor dents, and with chips missing from butt at front of both panels. Aftermarket rear sight dovetailed at top of barrel breech; spring for securing loading lever likely old replacement. Very good bore. Barrel has been extended and re-rifled. Cylinder pin has been replaced and loading lever assembly has been replaced.

Note: The W.F.S. Quick Walker List notes D Company 81 as of c. 1953 in the Texas A & M Museum Collection, College Station, Texas. Listed in R.L. Wilson detailed article on the Colt Walker revolvers in Man at Arms magazine, September, 1979.

Estimate: $125000 - $175000

Rare Colt Walker U.S. Military Issue Revolver, Serial Number D Company No. 81


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