Beautiful Colt revolver from 1876 with special treatment, which was found by an internationally known dealer in fine arms south of the border, will be offered at Heritage Auctions on June 8th at Arms & Armor Auction as lot #6119. The gun is in extraordinary condition. Markings are good but are a little weak in some places as is often the case with arms engraved and nickeled by Shuyler, Hartley & Graham. Given its age, rarity and condition interest among collectors will be very high.
This Nimschke-Style Engraved Colt Single Action Army Revolver With Tiffany Grips Shipped comes with serial no. 23453, .45 caliber and 7 1/2-inch barrel with single line address. 24353 is number of trigger guard, which is considered a factory error, due to, this gun is only and unique. Its fitted with gilt, cast bronze Tiffany-style grips with Civil War scenes to side panels.