October 30 - November 2, 2018 Firearms, Militaria, & Sporting
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 10/30/2018
The .450 Boxer was the first of seven different calibers made by Colt especially for the British trade. A total of 729 standard frame Colts were produced in this caliber. This example is finish in full factory nickel with screw-in frame, donut ejector, fire blue screws and cylinder, varnished one piece walnut grips. Three line patent date. Left rear trigger bow stamped "45 CAL B". Top of barrel has Pall Mall barrel address. Each cylinder flute and barrel has English proof marks. Full or partial matching serial numbers can be found frame, trigger guard, backstrap. CONDITION: There is an area surrounding one cylinder flute that shows some bubbling and two cylinder chambers that show some loss of nickel on the bevel. Barrel has a couple of minor spider lines. There is some browning, freckling and thinning on backstrap. Overall solid 95% original factory nickel. Nearly all fire blue still present on pin and screws. Grips are near mint. Indexes and locks up like new. Near mint bore. Comes in an original English oak case with London address label inside, James Dixon oil bottle, cleaning rod and nitre blue wrench. Beautiful, early English cased single action.
Wooden case with accessories
Barrel Length
5 - 1/2"
.45 Boxer
FFL Status
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $4,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $6,600.00
Estimate: $9,000 - $14,000
Number Bids: 5
Auction closed on Friday, November 2, 2018.
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