"COLT MODEL 1860 ARMY SHOULDER STOCK. SN 117395. Third type shoulder stock with brass yoke & buttplate designed for the 4-screw frame with extended shoulder stock screws and a notch in butt strap. This rare stock has the serial number "117395" and "COLTS PATENT" on the bottom tang of the yoke with small inspector initials in a couple of places. Buttplate tang also has the serial number and "U.S." The wood below the bottom tang is stamped "DH". The stock itself is of straight grain, uncheckered American walnut with straight grip and a smooth brass buttplate. These stocks are rarely ever encountered without their orig revolvers and are very desirable additions to one's collection. CONDITION: Fine to very fine. Yoke & buttplate retain a smooth medium mustard patina with a few minor nicks & dings. Wood is sound with light nicks, dings & scratches with a series of small dings by bottom tang and retains most of its orig oil finish, missing its stud & ring from bottom tang. 4-31863 JR228 (1,500-2,500)"
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