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Sold by James D. Julia auctions on March 2008 for : $34,500.00

"COLT MODEL 1860 FLUTED ARMY PERCUSSION REVOLVER. SN 1504. Cal. 44. Fabulous fluted Army with rare 7-1/2" rnd bbl, German silver front sight and Hartford address with full fluted cylinder. It has the 4-screw frame cut for shoulder stock with flat head hammer screw and round headed stock screws. Left side of frame has "COLTS PATENT". It has a silver plated brass trigger guard and iron back strap containing a varnished 1-pc walnut grip. According to Flayderman's Guide to Antique American Firearms only an estimated 4,000 of these rare revolvers were produced in the very early production, under about 8000 serial range. It is well documented that large numbers of these fluted Armys were shipped to southern destinations just prior to the outbreak of the Civil War and are considered secondary Confederate sidearms. CONDITION: Extremely fine to excellent condition, all matching including wedge.  Bbl retains about 60 - 70% glossy orig blue, the balance having flaked to a plum/brown patina, not worn, with only the slightest corrosion about the barrel address. Rammer handle pivot retains bright case colors with the handle having dark case colors.  The frame retains virtually all of its extremely bright, brilliant case colors, as do the recoil shields and right side and back edge of the hammer.  Left side & top edge of hammer have dark case colors.  Cylinder retains about 90%+ glossy orig blue, thin on outer radii of the flutes.  All six safety pins are crisp.  Trigger guard retains virtually all of its orig silver plating and the back strap about 60% orig silver plating.  Grip is nothing short of outstanding, near mint and would rival the finest known to exist with all orig varnish.  Mechanics are crisp as new, bright shiny bore with scattered light corrosion. A beautiful, impressive gun and one of the finest Fluted Cylinder Armies known that could complete the finest personal or museum collection. 4-32992 (30,000-50,000)"

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