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SN 307186. Cal. 31. Blue & color case hardened with 6″ oct bbl, brass pin front sight and 1-line New York address. On buttstrap is scratched “W BLISS” in fancy light script, possibly denoting an owner and also some other initials scratched into bottom of stocks of unknown meaning as can be seen in photos. PROVENANCE: The Estate Collection of Phil A. Bleakney, Jr. CONDITION: Excellent overall. Appears all matching though not disassembled to check for other SNs not external. Bbl retains about 95% of its orig blue with scattered areas of staining, scratches and some denting and scratches along wedge slot. Loading assembly retains some bright case color with balance muted. Frame retains some muted case colors, with balance faded to a silver/gray with light pitting on back of recoil shields; hammer retains some case colors on the sides & rear edge, fading to silver matching frame; cylinder retains about 95% orig blue with the balance plum/silver and shows virtually all sharp stagecoach holdup scene. Trigger guard & back strap retain traces of their orig silver plating with balance yellow patina. Grip is sound, well-fit retaining over 90% orig bright varnish with edge wear, several storage dings, dents and scratches. Mechanics are crisp, bright shiny bore with a few scattered spots of pitting. 49059-73 JS (3,000-5,000) – Lot 1096

Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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