May 18, 2022 Extraordinary Firearms
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1931 Vintage Colt Single Action Army revolver, serial number 354338. 5 - 1/2" barrel marked on left side "COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY .38 SPECIAL" Only 1,365 pre-War Colt SAA were chambered in .38 Special after 1922. Blue with case hardened frame and hammer. Factory 2-piece ivory grips with silver medallions. Left side of frame marked with 2-line patent dates and Rampant Colt motif. Complete with original Colt maroon box with hinged lid. Box is numbered to the gun with proper end label that reads: "5 - 1/2 COLT'S ARMY S.A. REVOLVER .38 / IVORY BLUE". Accompanying the revolver is a Colt Archival letter dated March 8, 1993, signed by Kathleen Hoyt Colt Historian. Letter documents .38 Colt caliber, 5 - 1/2" barrel, blue finish, ivory grips, shipped to Simmons Hardware Co. St. Louis, Missouri. for: Rocky River Hardware Co. on June 13, 1931 in a single gun shipment. CONDITION: Excellent overall with 97-98% original blue remaining. 95% "mottled" original case color. Grips are near mint showing little to no wear with a nice light honey color patina. Bore is bright and clean. Action is tight and crisp. Overall a benchmark quality, special ordered Colt Single Action Army revolver. MKS
Barrel Length
5 - 1/2"
.38 Special
FFL Status
Curio & Relic
Single Action Army
Factory Letter
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $7,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $18,000.00
Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000
Number Bids: 13
Auction closed on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
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