Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2475: Colt Model 1878 Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter

Auction Date: October 7, 2021

Antique Colt Model 1878 Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

Antique Colt Model 1878 Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1878
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 LC
Barrel: 4 3/4 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: antique ivory
Stock:
Item Views: 290
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

The included factory letter confirms the current configuration (other than the grips) when the revolver was shipped to Simmons Hardware Co. of St. Louis, MO, on March 21, 1890.

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