A Fine Antique, Colt SAA Revolver, Leather Holster, By R.T.Frazier Saddlery Company, Pueblo, Colorado.
Stock Number: 20180514
Offered for sale, is this Original, Antique, Leather, Revolver Holster, manufactured by the famous and important American Saddle Company, "R.T. Frazier, Pueblo, Colorado". This particular holster has a length of 9-1/2 inches, which was designed to fit the 5-1/2 inch Colt SAA Colt Revolver. In fine and sound original condition, manufacture around the end of the 19th Century. The revolver illustrated may be purchased separately.
Offered for sale, is this Original, Antique, Leather, Revolver Holster, manufactured by the famous and important American Saddle Company, “R.T. Frazier, Pueblo, Colorado. This particular holster has a length of 9-1/2 inches, which was designed to fit the 5-1/2 inch Colt SAA Colt Revolver. This holster has a fine hand crafted design to the outside aspect, and all stitching is sound. It has an integral flap that when deployed, the holster is retained by 2 leather cross bars, so when all is in place, a leather belt can be inserted. The lower cross bar is clearly stamped with the classic “R.T.Frazier Pueblo Colo”. The base flap and bars are in excellent condition, and the entire holster is now to a beautiful dark patina of age. The o/a length is 11.1/4 inches. I have included a photos of an Original Colt SAA revolver, in 41 Colt Obsolete calibre, to demonstrate the nice fit. This revolver is also for sale under item 20171123, on my listing on this site. Historically, R.T Frazier was born in New Philadelphia in 1850, and joined the Saddle Maker Peter Becker in 1881. in Leadville Colorado, and then moved to Pueblo Colorado in 1884. Eventually, the R.T. Frazier Saddlery opened in 1892, and by 1915 the company were at the peak of their production. R.T. Frazier died in 1931. It may be assumed that this particular holster was made at the end of the 19th Century.
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I have dealt in Antique Arms and Armour for about 35 years, and my interest began as a school boy during the 2nd WW.
After leaving my home town of Leicester, I went to University, and qualified as a Dental Surgeon at Guys Hospital in 1961 .
My main interests are British and North American Arms of the 18th, 19th,and early 20th Century, plus a few Continental items.
It was 14 years ago that I retired from Dentistry. However, I have continued running my Antiques business, initially while still in practice, and now make most of my sales online, but still exhibit at a number of specialized Antique Arms and Militaria Fairs eg .. Bisley, Bristol, and also at the IACF Fairs, at Ardingly, Sussex.
I also deal in Period Scientific Instruments, mainly of a military association, and have a full listing on www.fleaglass.com.