June 25-28, 2018 Firearms
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Of the great Colt collectors rarities is the Colt Lightning Musket. Less than 300 were ever produced and most went to Costa Rica for a military contract. Fitted with a round barrel with lug for sabre bayonet, fixed front, reversed ladder adjustable rear sight graduated to 900 yards, sling swivels, standard two piece walnut stocks and a military pattern steel buttplate. Standard two line commercial Colt Hartford address on top of barrel. Factory fitted sling swivels. Condition NRA Good; metal surfaces have turned bright with no finish remaining. Stocks are complete with several small slivers of loss at tang and forearm. A coat of contemporary varnish has been applied to the wood. Action functions correctly. Bore is very good being bright with several very small spots of corrosion in grooves.
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
27"
Caliber/Bore
.44-40
FFL Status
Antique
Manufacturer
Colt
Model
Ligntning
Paperwork
No
Serial Number
51523
(A) RARE COLT MEDIUM FRAME .44-40 CALIBER LIGHTNING MUSKET (1891).
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,400.00
Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000
Number Bids: 7
Auction closed on Thursday, June 28, 2018.
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