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 CONDITION: Very fine. The revolver retains 80% plus
of the original nickel plating with some oxidation on the frame and cylinder along with a bright drag line. The slightly oversize replacement grips are fine with a couple small chips and some minor marks. Mechanically excellent with clear markings.
Estimate: 3,000 - 4,500
  LOT 190
Desirable Framed Colt
“Patches” Advertising
Print - Produced in the
mid to late 1920’s, from
an oil painting “Tex and
His Horse, Patches” by
Frank Schoonover, which
depicts a western lawman on his horse, Colt SAA with ornate handle visible on his hip, amid desert scenery. “Frank E. Schoonover” signature and the date “’25” visible in lower right corner, with “Colt’s Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co./Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.A.” markings in the lower middle. Mounted in a wooden frame measuring 41 1/8 inches x 28 inches.
CONDITION: Very good as trimmed, the artwork shows some crazing in the paint, but retains an bright coloration with minimal fading. The frame has some separation at each of the corners, and some minor cracking along the woodgrain, but remains otherwise very fine.
Estimate: 2,500 - 4,000

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