Make: This revolver was made for the United States Historical Society
Model: Colt Dragoon
Serial Number: 313 (One of 1,000 Manufactured)
Year of Manufacture: 1990
Caliber: .40 Caliber Percussion (Cap and Ball)
Action Type: Single Action Revolver
Markings: The barrel is marked "TEXAS RANGER HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM", "U.S. HISTORICAL SOCIETY / RICHMOND, VA.", "SAM COOLT" & BEN MCCULLOCH". There is a beutiful scene on the cylinder, the serial number on the underside of the frame, gold plate figure heads, a plaque in the gip and engraving on the butt.
Barrel Length: 7.5"
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a gold plated mortised blade at the front of the barrel. The rear sight is a “V” notch in the front edge of the hammer.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are smooth one-piece walnut. There is a light varnish and an engraved plaque on the left side panel. There are a few marks and dings, with a little age discoloration. There is not all that much wear to these panels and they remain quite attractive. The grips rate in about Fine overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue, Silver, Gold Plate & Case Color
Finish Originality: Factory Original
Bore Condition: Bright & Sharp
Overall Condition: This revolver retains about 95% of its metal finish. There is some discoloration to the silver plate, with quite a bit of old polish dried and built up in the cracks, corners, screw heads, etc. This will clean up and improve the pistol greatly. There is some wear to the right side of the barrel at the muzzle as well as a few dings and scratches scattered to the edges and flats. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this revolver rates in about Fine condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this handgun. The cylinder lock shows just a hint of play and the trigger is crisp. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None
Our Assessment: This is a beautiful engraved and gold and silver plated Colt Dragoon revolver created to commemorate the Texas Rangers & Major General Ben McCuccoch. There were only 1,000 of this model made, which makes it somewhat rare and perfect for collecting. Though if you so desire, this finely made revolver would cure catch the attention of your fellow shooters on Black Poweder Day at the range.
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This antique revolver can be transferred/sold in California. This does not apply to out of state residents.
LSB#: 170418RR57 Make: This revolver was made for the United States Historical Society Model: Colt Dragoon Serial Number: 313 (One of 1,000 Manufactured) Yea
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