July 13-15, 2021 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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Colt Model 1878 double action revolver made by Colt Firearms Hartford, Connecticut in 1887. 7 1/2" round factory nickel plated barrel with sheared blade front sight with single line "Colt's P.T.F.A. MFG Hartford CT. U.S.A." address. Factory nickel plated receiver with with nickel plated ejector rod and 6 shot fluted nickel plated cylinder with blued hammer and trigger. Black hard rubber checkered two piece grips with oval rampant Colt scene and lanyard loop on butt. Factory letter indicates shipment as a nickel 7 - 1/2" .44-40 to Pribyl Brothers, Chicago, Illinois, in a shipment of 2 sent April 19th, 1887. CONDITION: 70% original nickel plating with some flaking and discoloration. 10% fading trigger and hammer blue. Good grips with good checkering. Good bore and mechanics. DLM
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
7 - 1/2"
Caliber/Bore
.44-40
FFL Status
Antique
Manufacturer
Colt
Model
1878
Paperwork
Factory Letter
Serial Number
19499
(A) COLT 1878 DOUBLE ACTION REVOLVER IN .44-40.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,920.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Number Bids: 12
Auction closed on Thursday, July 15, 2021.
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