The auction of antique and vintage weapons held in recent days from Rock Island Auctions, has seen the sale of a piece of great value that has attracted the attention of wealthy collectors.
We speak of a Colt Model 1902 belonged to the famous historical figure Teddy Roosevelt, characterized by its initials in gold on one side of the handle.
The weapon in question was delivered personally by Frank Julian Price, President of Colt Firearms, to Roosevelt, who kept it over the years as a real jewel.
The most demanding collectors present in the event, in fact, have found this gun a real big shot, bringing its price to well $ 207 000.
The buyer wanted to remain anonymous, but has revealed that soon organize a gallery will showcase its entire collection of weapons.