John J. Hayes Historical Collectibles

 
1860 Colt Army
1860 Colt Army

This is one of the finer U.S. issued Colt Army's for sale today. The pistol still retains it's original factory feathering around it's front sight and loading lever stud. The feathering is rarely observed as this was the first of the factory finishing process' to wear off.  The barrel  retains 70-75% factory blue finish with a couple of nicely blending minor age spots. The cylinder exhibits a excellent cylinder scene with some factory finish and the remainder turning to a  attractive  blue-brown patina. The hammer and frame retain 85-90% vivid case colors. The back strap  retains 75% of it's original factory finish. The grip is in fine condition with two excellent cartouches plus a H which is probabily the previous owners inital. This pistol was gov.t issued in 1863.  Civil War gov.t  issued pistol are rarely found in this excellent conditon.  

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