Wednesday, January 18, 2017

One of only eight





Colt Model 1871-72 Open Top revolvers that were factory engraved with all nickel finish and fitted with a smooth one-piece ivory grip.


Research by Colt experts indicates that the eight factory revolvers were intended for display at the 1876 Independence Day celebration and Centennial display in New York City.   





…. (recently sold at auction for 37+ Gs)



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