Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Pair of 1857 Colt Dragoons, $54,000, Morphy Auctions
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A pair of 1857 Colt Walker Type 3 Dragoons with consecutive serial numbers sold for $54,000 at a Firearms Auction held July 19 by Morphy Auctions in Denver, Pa. Also, a pair of Colt .57 caliber pistols known as ”Snake Eyes,” new with original boxes, hit the mark for $13,200; a Winchester Model 1886 .50 Express Rifle rang out at $11,400; a Winchester Model 1886 Takedown .45-.90 caliber rifle coasted to $7,800; and an 1871 Smith & Wesson 320 Revolving Rifle went to a determined bidder for $7,200. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.