Unique and Custom Made Colt Single Action Army Revolver chambered in .45 Colt. An interesting commemorative gun with 3/4 coverage engraving and gold banding. Commemorates Private John O’ Bryan I Company 7th Regiment in the U.S. Cavalry, who died in the Battle of Little Bighorn. Engraving reads Born Philadelphia, PA. 1851, Enlisted June 8, 1873. Back strap reads: Killed June 25, 1876 action with Indians – Little Big Horn River MT. Having a number on the barrel “LBH – 194” and the engraving date of 11-27-77. Bearing the Signature of Robert Kain on the top of the barrel and the Initials W.C. on the left side of the frame (Likely Winston Churchill) both of whom were master engravers known to collaborate. Together with a copy of Robert Kains book: In the Valley of the Little Big Horn. Frame Serial Number Dates to 1880, and Butt Serial Number dates to 1875. Barrel has single line roll mark with Hartford Address on top, but COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY .45 along the left side. nicely figured walnut stocks. Essentially a 19th Century First Generation Single Action Army, assembled and engraved in 1977. Condition is Restored or Refinished, however would be Excellent to Near New since restoration. Clean bright bore, only the most minor contact to stocks, etc.

*C&R Eligible
Make: Colt
Condition: Other
Barrel Length: 7.5″
Model: SAA
Year – Range: 1875-1880
Caliber: .45
Serial #: 56768