July 13-15, 2021 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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Colt Model 1878 external hammer shotgun made by Colt Firearms Hartford, Connecticut made in 1886. Damascus steel barrels with smooth concave rib with bead front sight and doll's head rib extension and "COLT PTFA MFG Co. HARTFORD, CT. U.S.A." stamped on rib. Case hardened action with external hammers and double triggers. Walnut round knob checkered pistol grip stock with Colt hard rubber buttplate and German silver stock shield. Walnut checkered splinter forearm with latch release. CONDITION: Metal has worn to a silvery appearance with traces of Damascus finish and some light discoloration. Action has case colors in protected areas. Wood has usage marks and dings and has been cleaned years ago. Action has a little bit of a loose feeling with good mechanics and good bores. DLM
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
30"
Barrel Wall Thickness
Chamber
Choke
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Gauge
12 GA
Internal Bore Diameter
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Colt
Model
1878
Paperwork
Weight
Serial Number
20892
(A) COLT MODEL 1878 SIDE BY SIDE SHOTGUN.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,280.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Number Bids: 17
Auction closed on Thursday, July 15, 2021.
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