May 18, 2022 Extraordinary Firearms
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 5/18/2022
Bisley Model revolver manufactured by Colt in 1913. The top of the barrel bears Colt's single line address with "(BISLEY MODEL) 45 COLT" stamped on the left side. Left side of frame bears patent information followed by the Rampant Colt logo. Frame and hammer are case color hardened, with the barrel, grip straps, and trigger guard being blued. Frame screws, cylinder pin screw, and trigger are nitre blued. Frame is mounted with 2-piece stag handle grips. Matching numbers are present on the frame and trigger guard, as well as on the butt. Matching assembly numbers are present on the rear of the frame and loading gate. Revolver is accompanied by a Colt factory letter, listing a 7 - 1/2" barrel, blue finish, and "Not Listed" stocks. Factory letter indicates that this example was sent in a single shipment to Abercrombie & Fitch Company in New York, New York on April 23rd, 1913. CONDITION: Very good overall, with metal components retaining the vast majority of their original factory applied finish, exhibiting some areas of light wear, some scattered marks from handling and storage overall, as well as some small scatter spots of very light inactive oxidation. Frame retains strong case coloring, with a small area of loss on the right side. Mirror bore, exhibiting well-defined lands and grooves throughout. Stag handle grips are very good overall. An extremely attractive example of a Colt Bisley revolver that was shipped to Abercrombie & Fitch. MLW
Barrel Length
7 - 1/2"
.45 Colt
FFL Status
Curio & Relic
Factory Letter
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $2,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $4,920.00
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Number Bids: 10
Auction closed on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
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