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Sold by James D. Julia auctions on March 2008 for : $9,200.00

"COLT BISLEY FLAT TOP TARGET SINGLE ACTION REVOLVER SN 164287. Cal. 455 Eley. According to Colt Peacemaker Encyclopedia, Cochran, only a total of 976 of these rare Bisley revolvers were produced in period 1894-1912. All blue finish with 7-1/2" bbl, rectangular base target front sight and fixed rear sight dovetailed into the flat top frame. Bbl has 1-line block letter address on top and "(BISLEY MODEL) CAL. 455 ELEY" on left side. Left side of frame has 2-line patent dates with rampant Colt in a circle and it is mounted with rampant Colt hard rubber grips. It has all blue finish with British proofs on bottom of bbl and in flutes of cylinder, indicating sale on the English market. CONDITION: Very fine, all matching including cylinder & grips.  Bbl retains spotty glossy orig blue, having flaked, not worn to a medium patina.  Ejector rod housing retains about 97% glossy orig blue.  Frame & grip frame retain virtually all of their glossy orig factory blue with some minor flaking toward the heel.  Side edges of top strap have light surface rust and right side of frame has minor pinpoint spots of rust.  Hammer, trigger & screws retain about all of their bright fire blue with strong but faded case colors on hammer.  Grips are crisp showing very minor diamond point wear.  Cylinder retains 90-95% glossy orig blue with loss areas flaked to a medium patina.  Hammer is not solid in half cock notch, otherwise mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bore, appears to be unfired. 4-33834 JR345 (10,000-15,000)"

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