Colt single action manufactured in 1884 belonging to Texas Ranger Jim Nance. This revolver was passed down in the same Texas family for almost 70 years. It comes with an affidavit from the family and a copy of Nance's file from the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum. Ranger Nance and his father before him were Sheriff of Terrell Co.,Texas. He held this post from 1937 to 1953 until he became a Texas Ranger in Sierra Blanca. He was responsible for Hudspeth, El Paso, and Culberson counties. This revolver was renickeled during its period of use. The top barrel markings were removed and the triggerguard was replaced. It retains 98% of that nickel finish and has a fine pair of period pearl grips with great patina. This revolver also comes with the book,"Terrell County Its Past Its People," which contains a photo of Ranger Jim Nance and much colorful information about his early days. Included also are copies of original photos of the Texas family who kept this Colt as a treasured, family keepsake all of these years. This is a beautiful gun with a lot of Texas history.