"COLT MODEL 1860 CONVERSION REVOLVER. SN 50532. Cal. 44 RF. Unusual conversion with 7-13/16" rnd bbl, obviously reduced from 8". It has German silver front sight with New York address and a lead filled dovetail at cylinder end. It retains its percussion rack & pinion rammer. Cylinder is 1871-72 open top style, straight wall, unfluted & not rebated. It has number "56" on back edge between two of cylinders and appears to have same number on bbl face. It has a crude loading slot and had a loading gate pinned on a stud with no visible spring. Frame has straight bottom underneath cylinder as with the open tops and has a nickel plated brass trigger guard with nickeled iron backstrap. It has 1-pc Army size walnut grip. CONDITION: Fair. Bbl, cylinder & frame retain a chocolate brown attic patina with minor nicks & scratches. Frame has appearance of fire scale and also is a dark patina. Trigger guard & back strap retain 50-60% nickel finish. Grip is sound and retains most of an old restored finish. Hammer will not hold at full cock and timing is a little off. Bore is dark & worn. 4-32316 JR381 (2,000-3,000)"
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