Lot 509 Detail
Fine and Scarce Nickel- and Gold-Plated Thuer Conversion of the Colt Model 1860 Army
Serial no. 176634 (last three digits of number on cylinder number panel), .44 Thuer
caliber, 8-inch barrel with standard maker and New-York U.S. America percussion period
marking; COLTS/PATENT marking on left side of frame; naval engagement cylinder roll scene;
nickel-plated finish; varnished walnut grips.
Condition: Fine. 98% nickel finish; traces gold on cylinder,
including within chambers; light surface nicks and minor flaking (primarily on barrel at
muzzle and at hinge area of loading lever). Cylinder scene sharp. Fine bore. Grips with
100% varnish and very minor storage marks.
Note: Extremely rare combination of nickel- and gold-plating. This rare revolver is
pictured in Colt Pistols by R.E. Hable and R.L. Wilson, publisher, Jackson Arms, 1976.
Provenance: Francis (Bud) Firth
Estimate: $18000 - $25000
Reloading kit for pinfire cartridges (5mm,7mm, 9mm
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Revive your antique pinfire firearms
Basic one shell
16 gauge caliber kit
for pinfire shotgun
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Includes a brass
case, a cap holder, a firing pin and a long screw
Revive your antique French 11mm Model
1873 (Chamelot Delvigne) revolver
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Content : 11 mm tools + 12
reloadable cases + 1 powder measuring cup + 25 lead bullets
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