NEW YORK ENGRAVED COLT SAA REVOLVER

 

Spring 2024 Premier Firearms & Militaria Auction

June 7th, 8th, 9th, & 10th, 2024
This auction will feature an outstanding collection of items spanning multiple categories including Modern, Military, Sporting, & Antique firearms & militaria! Below is just a small grouping of select highlights from the massive offering to be featured in this upcoming sale!

 

NEW YORK ENGRAVED COLT SAA REVOLVER

01-24324
Cal. 45 Colt
S# 92050

Bbl. 7 1/2″ w/ Hartford address. It was common practice for the large New York houses to receive revolvers with “soft” finishes for outside engraving to suit their customer’s tastes. The decoration on this revolver is indicative of use in Mexico or the western United States. This revolver has 50% coverage including the frame, bbl., grip straps & cyl. of vine type foliate scroll w/ punch dot backgrounds. Full nickel finish. 2 piece pearl grips w/ raised carved steer head on right panel. Black powder frame. Six shot fluted cyl. Frame & grip straps have matching numbers. Bbl. has non-matching number “1693”. Cyl. is unnumbered.

UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: Colt Archive Properties letter listing the following information, “Serial Number: 92050 / Caliber: .45/c / Barrel Length: 7 1/2 / Finish: Soft / Type of Stocks: Not Listed / Special Features: Shipped in the ‘soft’ condition without final finishing for engraving outside the Colt factory. / Shipped To: Hartley & Graham / Address: New York, New York / Date of Shipment: May 9, 1883 / Number of Same Type Guns in Shipment: 25”.

STATUS: ANTIQUE

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