July 13-15, 2021 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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Model 1878 double action revolver manufactured by Colt in 1898. Top of barrel bears Colt's 2 line address, with the left side being marked "38 W.C.F.". Left side of frame bears the Rampant Colt logo. Frame and cylinder are matching, with the loading gate and frame are matching via their assembly number "813". Frame is mounted with Colt brown plastic 2-piece grips. Factory letter indicates shipment as a blue 4 - 3/4" .38-40 to George Tritch Hardware Company, Denver, Colorado, in a shipment of 4 sent September 25th, 1899. CONDITION: Metal components show wear, thinning, and freckling all around, with gray patina showing through in areas of wear. Excellent bore, retaining well defined rifling throughout. Grips show smoothing as well as impressions and handling marks to the checkering. MLW
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
4 - 3/4"
Caliber/Bore
.38 WCF
FFL Status
Curio & Relic
Manufacturer
Colt
Model
1878
Paperwork
Factory Letter
Serial Number
40830
(C) COLT 1878 .38 W.C.F. DOUBLE ACTION REVOLVER (1898).
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $960.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Thursday, July 15, 2021.
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