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Offline LonesomePigeon

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Interesting Walker on gunbroker
« on: February 24, 2018, 10:38:28 AM »
 I thought this was worthy of sharing. Apparently a copy of the first Civilian Walker #1001 as presented to General Zachary Taylor. Anybody ever seen a Walker like this? Is this a one-of-a-kind defarb? Special issue from ASM or Uberti? Anybody ever seen pictures of the original that this is patterned after?
https://www.gunbroker.com/item/745714239






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Re: Interesting Walker on gunbroker
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2018, 04:34:20 PM »
I think that's a one off custom build.

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Re: Interesting Walker on gunbroker
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2018, 04:37:10 PM »
Does the original exist for them to base it on? I didnít think any factory engraved Walkers were made
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Re: Interesting Walker on gunbroker
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2018, 05:14:03 PM »
It isnít on any list as surviving so a fantasy piece?
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Re: Interesting Walker on gunbroker
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2018, 07:05:16 AM »
I do think it's probably a one off. I seem to remember reading somewhere that there was only one engraved Walker known and it makes sense that it would be a presentation piece but I don't remember the details. Jaxenro, do the lists you refer to mention an engraved Walker?

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Re: Interesting Walker on gunbroker
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2018, 09:31:36 AM »
No it just lists the known surviving Walkers by serial number and 1001 isnít one of them

I doubt 1001 was engraved either
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Re: Interesting Walker on gunbroker
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2018, 11:56:24 AM »
Birmingham Walker is it? Such a deal!  Birmingham wasn't established until 1871.  "Old Rough and Ready" died in 1850.  As ever, Gun Broker is complicit in serious BS. 
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