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SOLD at 2011 Sep 11 @ 04:02UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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This is a nice example of a custom engraved, blue finished Colt Single Action Army Revolver with smooth ivory grips featuring Colt medallions at the top. The barrel features a floral scroll and punch dot engraving at the muzzle and breech along with gold inlaid bands. Gold inlaid "Colt's Pat." is featured on top of the barrel at the breech, with the front sight featuring engraved accents. The cylinder has a floral scroll and punch dot engraving on the chambers and a gold inlaid band at the rear. Extensive floral scroll and punch dot engraving on the frame which is accented with gold inlaid scrolls on the sides (like Sears Roebuck Colt SAA by Cuno Helfricht) and a line and dot pattern on the recoil shield. The floral scroll patten extends to the trigger guard and butt, with a fan pattern at the top of the back strap. There is a gold inlaid panel on the back strap. Blue with casehardened frame and hammer, and niter blue trigger and screws.
BBL: 7-1/2 inch round
Gauge: 45 long Colt
Serial Number: 53297
Condition: Custom embellished, with virtually all of the respective custom finishes remaining with a few light handling marks. The grips are slightly oversized, otherwise a couple hairline age cracks and some mild scratches. The ivory has an attractive grain pattern on the slightly oversized grips. Mechanically needs minor work as the action is slightly out of time and is missing full cock notch on hammer.