Engraved Nickel-plated Model 1873 Colt Single Action Revolver, c. 1877, serial number 36149, checkered ivory grip, ornate engraved frame, cylinder, and barrel, frame marked on left side 45 CAL, as well as PAT. SEPT. 19. 1871/" JULY. 2, -72./" JAN. 19, -75, top of barrel marked COLT'S PT.F. A.MFG. Co. HARTFORD CT. U.S.A., barrel lg. 7 1/2 in, overall lg. 13 3/4 in.
Note: Lot includes Colt papers authenticating its manufacture and shipment to B. Kittredge & Company, Cincinnati, Ohio on April 23rd, 1877.
Grips have a light brown cast, most of nickel plating remains.
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