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Lot 0499
First in this lot is a Franklin Mint exact replica of a special revolver that was made by Colt for John Wayne. The frame is highly engraved and nickel plated with gold plated and engrave trigger guard, back strap and hammer. The back strap also has the engraved signature of John Wayne. The serial number 151284 is also the same serial of the real Colt. The grips are very good with the left grip having an eagle carrying the American Flag engraved into it. The gun is not designed to load or fire bullets but the action works just like the real thing, the cylinder can also be removed. The gun in housed in custom holster marked " EL PASO SADDLERY CO. MAKERS EL PASO, TEX.". The holster is attached to a match ammunition belt with the same makers mark. The belt is loaded with 40 non-firing .45 Colt cartridges and a single .40-82 W.C.F. cartridge. Last in this fine lot is the Franklin Mint commemorative Bowie Knife. The blade measures 10" with an overall length of 15 - 1/4". The blade has been highly polished and is decorated with and eagle holding an American Flag in its talons and a gold ribbon in its beak with the inscription "THE JOHN WAYNE COMMEMORATIVE BOWIE". Rose wood handle with gold accents. This knife is housed in a green felt line wooden display case with a glass lid. The key is missing for the display case. All items in this lot are in excellent condition and will make a great addition to any John Wayne collectors collection.

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Franklin Mint John Wayne Commemorative Replica Colt

Estimate $400 - $600Nov 3, 2017