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Lot 13: Scarce and Desirable Colt Lightning Medium Frame Saddle Ring Bab

Auction Date: July 11, 2014

Scarce and Desirable Colt Lightning Medium Frame Saddle Ring Baby Carbine with Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,750 - $5,500

Scarce and Desirable Colt Lightning Medium Frame Saddle Ring Baby Carbine with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Lightning-Carbine
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 44
Barrel: 20 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 973
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 7
Class: Antique
Rating:

OD - VERY GOOD- all original parts; none to 30% original finish; original metal surfaces smooth with all edges sharp; clear lettering, numerals and design on metal; wood slightly scratched or bruised.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured in 1890. Factory letter verifies the "Baby Carbine" configuration, caliber, blue with casehardened frame, wood stock and barrel length as "Not Listed" and that it was shipped to Hartley & Graham, New York in a shipment of 20 on November 6, 1890.

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