Gavels 'n' Paddles: Colt percussion revolver, $1.84 million, Rock Island

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Colt percussion revolver, $1.84 million, Rock Island

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by Ken Hall
The only known original cased Colt civilian Walker percussion revolver, known as the “Danish Sea Captain Walker”, sold for $1.84 million at a Premiere Firearms Sale held April 13-15 by Rock Island Auction Company in Rock Island, Ill. Also, a Civil War salvage Navy model percussion revolver rang out at $48,875; a factory engraved Winchester model 1876 deluxe rifle brought $747,500; and actor Robert Taylor’s Winchester model 42 Pigeon grade skeet shotgun made $86,250. Prices include the buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Colt percussion revolver, $1.84 million, Rock Island