S/N 175929, .45 caliber, 7 ½ inch barrel Colt Single Action. Blue and case color finish, two-piece pearl steer head grips, circa 1898. Accompanied by a single loop (riveted) holster, single layer cartridge belt with great clipped corner buckle.
Condition: bore is excellent with small amount of pin prick oxidation, 90% barrel and ejector housing blue with silver coming through in scattered areas, 70% cylinder blue thinning, 10% back strap and trigger guard blue; pearl grips are excellent with small chips at toe and heel of both grips; excellent marks, excellent mechanically. Holster and belt are supple and strong. Includes Colt Factory Letter.
Lot 198, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 23rd, 2018, Santa Fe, NM.