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    Sale 7449

    Exceptional and Fine Sporting Guns and Rifles

    14 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 10

    AN ORNATE PRESENTATION .38 COLT CENTRE FIRE 4½IN OCTAGONAL BARREL REVOLVER WITH TIFFANY GRIP, NO. 2370

    Price Realised  

    AN ORNATE PRESENTATION .38 COLT CENTRE FIRE 4½IN OCTAGONAL BARREL REVOLVER WITH TIFFANY GRIP, NO. 2370
    Silvered finish, Nimschke style, floral engraving to frame and barrel, barrel engraved "ADDRESS COL SAM L COLT NEW-YORK US AMERICA", the frame engraved Colt's Patent to left side, the hammer engraved with serpentine motif, the cylinder engraved with scenes of a stage-coach hold-up, the Tiffany grip with Mexican Eagle and Snake motif and laurel leaf border, the grip stamped with flowerhead expanded and cap stamped '9403', barrel, frame, and trigger-guard stamped 'E 2370'
    4½in. barrel, recent black powder proof


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    Please note that the revolver has recently passed black powder proof.