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 CONDITION: Fine overall. The revolver mainly exhibits a crisp smooth untouched original brown patina overall, patches of original blue finish at the top of the back strap and butt, a factory flaw semi-circular absent piece visible on the barrel lug at the left pin, wear at the upper corners of the frame nearby, mild oxidation and pitting, and some hammer wear at the back of the cylinder. The hammer screw, loading lever, and T-spring catch are all professionally made recent replacements. The grip is also fine and has legible but mildly hand worn markings (these markings are rarely even visible on Walkers), a tiny repaired chip at the toe on the left along with additional small flakes at the toe, mild edge wear, a divot on the lower right, and light scratches and dings. Mechanically excellent. The accessories are also fine and have mild age and storage relate wear. This is certainly one of the most attractive C Company Walkers extant. Nearly all of the C Company Walkers saw action with Hays’s Texans during the Mexican- American War, and it may have been carried during the Civil War as well, yet it remains in unusually fine, well-above average condition. A truly extraordinary piece of Texas history! Provenance: The Godfroy Family; The Andrew Cherven Collection;
The Michael Simens Collection; The Greg Lampe Collection.
Estimate: 275,000 - 425,000

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