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Offline tljack

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Newly acquired 1860 Army
« on: September 08, 2020, 06:22:59 PM »
Stopped by a local gun shop a few days ago and found a 1860 Army Colt I could not resist!
It is deeply engraved with beautiful stocks.  It is essentially defarbed with the exception of Connecticut Valley Arms on the barrel.
No idea of the age but didn't CVA start in 1970 or there bouts?
« Last Edit: September 08, 2020, 06:33:20 PM by tljack »
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Re: Newly acquired 1860 Army
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2020, 04:01:21 AM »
Hello tljack,

I have 1982 as the beginning of the CVA revolvers.

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Re: Newly acquired 1860 Army
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2020, 01:14:25 PM »
Thank you for the update. I honestly do not know.
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Re: Newly acquired 1860 Army
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2020, 04:15:46 PM »
Great looking pistol tljack! I really like the wood.
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Re: Newly acquired 1860 Army
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2020, 04:28:08 PM »
The engraving and the wood are very well executed!

But, an 1860 Army brasser?  ;)

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Jim

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Re: Newly acquired 1860 Army
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2020, 07:47:53 PM »
The engraving and the wood are very well executed!

But, an 1860 Army brasser?  ;)

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Jim

Believe it or not, the brasser Army's are hard to come by these days. I bought one that had spent it's entire life hanging on someone's den wall a few years back. It cleaned up like a million bucks and I got an offer I couldn't refuse for it. I've not seen another come up for sale since. I sorta regret selling it...
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Re: Newly acquired 1860 Army
« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2020, 12:42:35 PM »
Stopped by a local gun shop a few days ago and found a 1860 Army Colt I could not resist!
It is deeply engraved with beautiful stocks.  It is essentially defarbed with the exception of Connecticut Valley Arms on the barrel.
No idea of the age but didn't CVA start in 1970 or there bouts?

Great find, and very collectible, Congratulations
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Re: Newly acquired 1860 Army
« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2020, 02:58:38 PM »
Believe it or not, the brasser Army's are hard to come by these days. I bought one that had spent it's entire life hanging on someone's den wall a few years back. It cleaned up like a million bucks and I got an offer I couldn't refuse for it. I've not seen another come up for sale since. I sorta regret selling it...

Here you go, Kirk!

October Country still has this one for sale from Dr. Davis' collection for $900. Two months ago I offered OC $450 for this one but OC came back with a price of $750. I am sure you know why I was interested in this.  :)  As usual, OC's description leaves a bit to be desired [RigArmi (RAG) was not a Belgian manufacturer], but the photos describe the revolver.

https://www.octobercountry.com/1860-army-44-cal-with-shoulder-stock-hawes-firearms-css/



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Jim