Sold For: $3300
LSB#: 201205RT21, 201205RT22
Make: Colt, engraved by Michael Gouse
Model: Nevada Centennial Commemorative Single Action Army & Frontier Scout
Serial Number: 201205RT21: 0841NC, 201205RT22: 0841NS
Year of Manufacture: 1964
Caliber: 201205RT21: .45 Colt, 201205RT22: .22 Long Rifle
Action Type: Single Action Side Loading Gate Revolvers
201205RT21: The top of the barrel is marked “COLT’S PT. FA. MFG. Co. HARTFORD CT. U.S.A.”. The right of the barrel is marked “COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY .45”. The left of the frame is marked “PAT. SEPT. 19, 1871 / JULY 2, 72 JAN. 19, 75” and with a rampant colt. The bottom of the frame forward of the grip frame is marked “0841 NC”. The left of each portion of the grip frame is marked “0841 NC” under the grip. The left of the trigger guard is marked with a “VP” in triangle and “W”. The right of the trigger guard is marked “S”. The rear face of the loading gate and the rear of the frame under the grip are each marked “419”. The rear face of the cylinder has a rampant colt and the front face is marked “841”. The frame, cylinder and barrel have foliate scroll relief and border engraving.
201205RT22: The top of the barrel is marked “COLT’S PT. F.A. MFG. CO. HARTFORD CT. U.S.A.”. The right of the barrel is marked “COLT SINGLE ACTION FRONTIER SCOUT 22 L.R.”. The left of the frame is marked with a rampant colt in circle. The bottom of the frame, forward of the grip frame, is marked “0841NS”. The butt of the grip frame has scroll engraving. The cylinder and barrel have foliate scroll relief and border engraving. The left of the grip frame is marked “M.E.G. 2020” under the grip.
Barrel Length: 201205RT21: 5 1/2″, 201205RT22: 4 3/4″
Sights / Optics: The front sights are quarter-round blades fixed to the fronts of the barrels. The rear sights are square notches in the topstraps.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are two-piece faux-pearl panels with silver colored Colt medallions. The grips have no notable wear or damage, only very faint handling marks. There are no chips or cracks. The grips are in Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: 201205RT21: Blue & Nickel, 201205RT22: Blue, Black & Nickel
Finish Originality: Refinished, Original to engraving.
Bore Condition: The bores are bright, their rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bores.
Overall Condition: These revolvers retain 99+% of their metal finish. There is no notable wear or damage, only light handling marks. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, these revolvers are in Excellent condition as custom engraved and refinished.
Mechanics: The actions function correctly. The cylinders lock up tight on all chambers. The triggers are crisp. We did not fire these handguns. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This pair of pistols comes in a wood Colt presentation case with Colt logo and a western wagon scene carved on the top of the lid. The interior of the lid is white satin with blue rampant Colt in circle. The revolvers rest in fitted depressions with a blue fabric covering. Also included is a Nevada Centennial medallion. The case has scattered nicks, scuffs, scratches and general storage wear on the exterior, the interior has minor wear from the contents, in about Very Good overall condition.
Our Assessment: Made by Colt in 1964 to celebrate the centennial of Nevada’s statehood, this is a limited edition set Colt Single Action Army and Frontier Scout revolvers which have been custom engraved by Michael Gouse. The set comes housed in a Colt presentation case with a Nevada Centennial medallion. The case has some wear from storage, but the guns are in Excellent condition with just a hint of handling marks in their beautiful finish. From their high-polish metal surfaces to the faux-pearl grips and presentation case, this is a wonderful set of revolvers, sure to turn anyone’s head, especially Nevada residents. Please see our photos and good luck!