SOLD FOR: $1035.99
Make: American Western Arms
Model: “Peacekeeper” Model 1873
Year of Manufacture: late 2000-2003
Caliber/Gauge: .357 Magnum
Action Type: Single Action Revolver
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “PEACEKEEPER” and “.357 MAG”. The right side of the frame is marked “-PAT. SEPT. 19, 1871- / -PAT. JULY 2, 1872-”. The bottom of the frame is marked with the serial number “P6988” and the adjacent portion of the trigger guard is marked “6988”. The bottom of the grips is also marked “6988”. The top of the barrel is marked “AMERICAN WESTERN ARMS”. Both of the grips are marked with a horse and the Great Seal of the United States. The rear end of the cylinder is marked “P”, “6”, “9”, “8”, and “8”.
Barrel Length: 7.5”
Sights/ Optics: The sight is an integrated blade at the muzzle.
Stock Configuration & Condition/ Grip: The grips are black, two piece, plastic checkered. The grips have some mild handling and storage marks. There are no major defects. Overall the grips are in Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: Case Colored Frame and All Other Parts are Blued.
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright. The rifling is sharp. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: The revolver retains approximately 98% of its original finish. There are a few scattered handling marks. Notably there is small loss of finish on the left side of the muzzle, and on the left side of the trigger guard there is a small scratch on its rear. All the screws are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall this pistol is in Excellent overall condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this pistol. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box Paperwork and Accessories: The revolver comes in the original manufacturer provided case with corresponding serial number. The foam inserts are still serviceable for the revolver. The case has some minor wear but is still in Very Good overall condition.
Our Assessment: The American Western Arms “Peacekeeper” Model 1873 is a single action revolver that takes .357 MAG ammunition. The revolver was part of a limited run from 2000-2003 with about two thousand produced before Colt sued AMA and forced them to cease production. This is a beautifully crafted reproduction that you do not want to miss!