Starr Model 1858 Double Action

.44 caliber. 6" barrel. SN: 21455. Blued and color case hardened finish, smooth walnut one-piece grip. Standard markings on metal, matching serial numbers on lower front of frame, in hammer cut out of frame and on side of cylinder. No visible cartouches on grips.


Good to very good. Retains some blue on the frame, barrel and cylinder, with traces of case color on the hammer. Metal mostly smooth with some scattered surface oxidation and some scattered impact marks. Markings in metal remain legible, no visible cartouches. Mechanically functional, very good bore with strong rifling. Grip good, worn and sanded with slivered chips missing along the leading edges where they meet the frame.

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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