Cased colt percussion army , cal 44 BEST OF BEST

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Cased colt percussion army , cal 44; 
The case is original and of the period, variation with the brass reïnforced corners.  The lid has a dark stain, probably oil. The cloth on the inside is original and untouched and all there; The case contains the original colt singed bulletmold, Colt's tin cap and a very rare civil war period, numbered COLT PATENT marked powderflask, ahs some dings, but these are extremely rare to be found these days.  also a nipplewrench.  So the case is complete and excellent. 

The army is serial 175164, all matching, including the wedge, and probably unfired, the bore is minty and adress is perfect. 100 % cylinderscene, 4 safetypins intact. Blue on cylinder is 35 % and a bit thinning. blue on barrel is deep and 92 to 93 % there. The grips are original and retain 98 % varnish , no damage at all. (civilian models were varnished and not oiled). 10 % silver on brass.  Works perfect and truly an outstanding army.  BEST OF BEST