December 13-15, 2022 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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1894 vintage Colt Frontier Six Shooter, serial number 159038. 7 - 1/2" replacement barrel in .44-40 Winchester Center Fire with blade front sight and frame notch rear. Black powder frame with low profile ejector rod head. Matching serial numbers observed on frame, trigger guard, and butt. Replacement barrel has been renumbered to match. British proof and view markings on each chamber, and on bottom of barrel near center pin. 2 piece checkered gutta percha grips featuring a Rampant Colt in an oval on either side. Backstrap is marked "PWW". Complete with factory letter confirming configuration other than original barrel length being 4 - 3/4". Shipped November 14, 1894 to Colt's London Agency in a shipment of 25 guns of the same type. CONDITION: Very good, with a strong majority of the original bluing remaining beginning to mix with a brown patina with grip frame turned a gray patina from handling. Frame is mostly a dull gray, with traces of brilliant original case color in well protected areas. Grips are very good with well defined checkering, no major cracks, and right grip panel has faded to brown. Action is tight and crisp. Bore is lightly frosted with sharp rifling.
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Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
7 - 1/2"
Caliber/Bore
.44-40 WCF
FFL Status
Antique
Manufacturer
Colt
Model
Frontier Six Shooter
Paperwork
Factory Letter
Serial Number
159038
(A) LONDON SHIPPED COLT FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER SINGLE ACTION REVOLVER.
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $5,040.00
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Number Bids: 9
Auction closed on Thursday, December 15, 2022.
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