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Lot 90: Colt 1878 Revolver 44-40

Auction Date: February 16, 2017

Documented San Francisco Shipped Colt Model 1878 Frontier Six Shooter Double Action Revolver with Holster

Estimated Price: $3,250 - $4,750

Documented San Francisco Shipped Colt Model 1878 Frontier Six Shooter Double Action Revolver with Holster

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1878
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44-40
Barrel: 7 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 1996
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 13
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

The factory letter copy confirms the configuration and that it was shipped to Colt's San Francisco Agency on August 25, 1891. The holster is fine and has moderate rub wear.

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