"COLT SINGLE ACTION REVOLVER IN BOOK CASE TITLED THE TEXAN'S GUIDE TO MORAL PERSUASION BY ROBERT EVANS. SN SA41343. Cal. 44 Spcl. All blue finish with 3" bbl, 2-line bbl address with "COLT SHERIFFS MODEL" on left side & caliber marking on right side. Left side of frame has 2-line patent dates and rampant Colt without circle. Left front web of trigger guard has the "VP" proof in a triangle with a "K" on rear web and a "Q" on right front web. Fitted with smooth 1-pc horn grip. Frame, back strap & trigger guard are very beautifully engraved in foliate arabesque patterns with gold wire borders and an extremely unusual wolf's head on each side of hammer with a rose-gold eye. Cylinder, top & front half of frame & bbl have very beautiful Moorish & arabesque pattern gold wire inlays with highly polished finish. Right side of the trigger plate is engraved "R. EVANS ENGR." Accompanied by a fine book case in black leatherette with the cover embossed in gold as in the title. Inside the cover has a fine western scene water color with the hand lettered inscription "State Your Argument / If That Fails . . . Smile / And Offer The Gentleman / A Cigar / If That Fails . . . / Shoot The Sonovabitch!!!" The bottom interior is red suede lined & French fitted for the revolver and two cigars. The upper left corner has a cartridge block with six gold plated 45 caliber cartridges. CONDITION: New unturned & unfired, retaining all of its custom finish. Grip has a small scratch on left side. Book case is equally new. 4-32021 JR226 (5,000-10,000)"
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