C225 COLT BLACK POWDER NICKEL REVOLVER RARE CALIBER 450 BOXER; Gun has a 7-1/2 inch barrel. 23k serial range. Manufactured in 1876. It has the London proofs behind each cylinder flute and at the bottom of the barrel. Gun is excellent with about 75% nickel remaining on the barrel. Frame, cylinder, backstrap and trigger guard has 95% bright nickel. Original wood grips are in excellent condition showing only minor wear. According to R.L. Wilson only 729 of these single actions were ever chambered in the 450 Boxer caliber. Marked on the trigger guard is “45 CAL/B”. Very fine gun inside and out.
ANTIQUE $ 7,750.