Saturday, May 21, 2022

Some Expensive Old Heaters

A matched pair of engraved Remington Model 1858 revolvers, with ivory grips, that were given to Ulysses S. Grant were sold at auction.



The strikedown price was $4.4 million; throw in the 20% auctioneer's premium, that brings it to over $5 million.


A relative bargain was an engraved Colt 1851 Navy, supposedly once owned by Wild Bill Hickock, was knocked down for a paltry $525,000.

1 comment:

  1. Sure are purty. EYup, purty guns.

    What'a you do with 'em ... ?

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