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SN 17. Cal. 31. 6” rnd bbl marked on top strap “SPRINGFIELD ARMS CO.”, cone shaped brass front sight, etched, florally decorated cylinder with engraved iron frame and “WARNER’S PATENT JAN 1851” on the left side, engraved backstrap, hammer and bbl strap, 2-pc varnished walnut grips. Only about 100 of these scarce revolvers were made (1851) and this gun has matching SN 17 on bbl strap, cylinder and frame. This gun is in beautiful condition, retaining much of its orig finish and quite elegant in the longest bbl length. PROVENANCE: The Estate Collection of Phil A. Bleakney, Jr. CONDITION: Very fine. All matching including the grips, left grip has assembly number 59 which matches assembly number found on grip frame (frame also SN 17). Bbl retains 20-25% thin original blue, with balance blue/grey with scattered pitting. Cylinder retains about 90% bright blue finish with stippled background with scattered areas of light pitting. Frame is overall grey with cleaning, scattered staining and traces of orig finish. Grips are sound, solid and well fit retaining over 90% orig varnish with several dings and dents especially on butts and hairline crack on left grip. Good mechanics with strong bright bore. 49059-143 JS (2,500-4,500) – Lot 1121

Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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