"COLT FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER. SN 103585. Cal. 44 WCF (44-40). Blue & case colored with 7-1/2" bbl, 1-line block letter address with "COLT FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER" in an etched panel on left side. Left side of frame has 3-line patent dates and "44 CF" is stamped on left front web of trigger guard & has 1-pc walnut grip. Cylinder & bbl have tiny British proofs and bottom of bbl has a tiny "44". Accompanied by a Colt Factory letter fully identifying this revolver as found, type of stocks "not listed" and showing shipment April 22, 1886 to Colt's London Agency in a shipment of two guns. Also accompanied by a fine English oak casing with brass medallion in lid, lined with red felt and compartmented in bottom for revolver, a brass & ebony cleaning jag, a turnscrew, a small Hawksley pewter oil bottle and a cartridge block with holes for 27 cartridges. CONDITION: Very fine plus, all matching including bbl & cylinder. Bbl retains about 90% thin orig blue, very bright in sheltered areas with a sharp legible etched panel. Front sight has a small ding on top. Cylinder retains 60-70% thin blue. Frame & hammer retain bright case colors in sheltered areas with balance fading to gray. Grip frame retains about 50% orig blue with front & back straps turned gray. Grip shows light wear on edges with a few small nicks & scratches and retains most of its bright varnish. Trigger retains strong niter blue on three sides. Mechanics are crisp, bright shiny bore with scuffing in one groove that may clean. Case shows nicks & scratches with dinged edges, otherwise is sound and retains most of its orig varnish. Interior is very lightly faded with light soil. 4-32865 JR200 (13,000-17,000)"
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