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 CONDITION: Near new. The revolver remains in “as issued” and
unfired condition with 99% plus original high polish blue and vivid casehardened finishes showing slight edge wear at the tip of the ejector rod housing, heel and toe and a few minute storage marks. The cylinder has a faint drag line but otherwise retains 99% original military blue finish. The vivid original case colors on the frame, loading gate, and hammer are exceptional. There are two small casting flaws on the top of the frame. The screws and trigger retain 99% original niter blue. All frame, barrel and serial number markings are exceptionally sharp. The grip is in the same exceptional condition as the rest of the revolver. The grip features raised feather grain and shows only the slightest storage marks. The inspection date and final Ordnance inspection
and sub-inspection cartouches are sharp. This is truly a stunning 1891 production time capsule example of the legendary U.S. Colt Cavalry Model Revolver that can best be equaled, but not improved upon. This Cavalry Model is destined to be the standout piece in any private or public Colt or U.S. martial arms collection. We leave you with Kopec’s final thoughts that best summarize this amazing Colt: “This revolver remains today in unbelievable unfired and basically ‘untouched’ condition. It is just really difficult for us to imagine how this revolver has survived through the years in this spectacular condition.”
Estimate: 125,000 - 225,000

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