May 18, 2022 Extraordinary Firearms
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 5/18/2022
1st generation Colt Single Action Army revolver, serial number 200400 manufactured in 1901. Blue with case hardened frame and hammer. Fire blued screws. 7 - 1/2" barrel marked .38 Colt on left side. 1-piece varnished walnut grips. Colt only produced 1,011 SAA revolvers chambered in .38 Colt cartridge until the chambering was temporarily discontinued in 1914. Top of barrel has single line Hartford, Connecticut address. Left side of frame is marked with 2-line patent dates and Rampant Colt motif with circle. Revolver is accompanied by a Colt Archival Letter dated January 27, 2003 signed by Kathleen Hoyt, Colt Historian. Letter documents .38 Colt caliber, 7 - 1/2" barrel, blue finish, and walnut grips. Shipped on July 8, 1901 to Gibson & Woodworth in a single gun shipment. CONDITION: Excellent overall with 90-95% bright original high polished blue remaining on the barrel, cylinder, trigger guard, and backstrap. 75-80% case color remaining on the frame and hammer. Beautiful 1-piece walnut grips with 95% original varnish with minimum wear and a couple minor dents. Excellent unmolested original screws showing vivid fire blue finish. Bore is bright and clean. Action is tight and crisp. Overall a very attractive investment-grade Colt Single Action Army revolver in a most desirable and scarce caliber. Would be difficult to improve upon. -MKS-
Barrel Length
7 - 1/2"
.38 Colt
FFL Status
Curio & Relic
Single Action Army
Factory Letter
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $7,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $16,800.00
Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000
Number Bids: 7
Auction closed on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
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