July 13-15, 2021 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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Bisley Frontier Six Shooter single action revolver manufactured by Colt in 1904. Left side of barrel is marked "(BISLEY MODEL)" over "COLT FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER", with Colt's single line address across the top. Left side of frame bears patent information followed by the Rampant Colt logo within a circle. Features include a nickel finish, 5 - 1/2" barrel, blade front sight, notched rear sights, and 2-piece Colt hard rubber grips. Matching numbers are found on the frame, trigger guard, and butt. Cylinder is unnumbered. Accompanied by a factory letter indicating 5 - 1/2" nickel gun in .44-40 and sent to Market & Shaefer, New York, NY, in a shipment of 3 dated March 22nd, 1905. Additionally is a letter from Larry Love indicating that he purchased a .44-40 Bisley from Ray Komera in 1988 who claimed that he purchased it from Julie Sordergaard, with a stapled on addendum signed by Ray that he sold a .44-40 Bisley to Larry Love in exchange for cash and trade. Also included is a number of photos of Quentin, his IMDB profile, and a pair of scripts for "The Virginian" and "A Man Called Shenandoa". CONDITION: Metal components retain fair to good amounts of their original factory nickel finish, showing wear and some dings all around that shows through to gray patina as well as some areas of oxidation. Trigger guard is dented at the bottom and barrel is lightly dented towards the muzzle. Bore is bright, showing areas of pitting and retaining fair to good rifling throughout. Grips show smoothing as well as some handling and storage marks. Scripts are very good and appear to be typewritten.
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Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
5 - 1/2"
Caliber/Bore
.44-40 WCF
FFL Status
Curio & Relic
Manufacturer
Colt
Model
Bisley
Paperwork
Letter, paperwork, scripts
Serial Number
263807
(C) COLT BISLEY FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER SINGLE ACTION REVOLVER (1904).
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,476.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Number Bids: 14
Auction closed on Thursday, July 15, 2021.
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