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Lot 31: Colt Lightning Large Frame Slide Action Rifle in .50-95 Express

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Scarce Colt Lightning Large Frame Slide Action Rifle in Desirable .50-95 Express

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,000 - $7,000

Scarce Colt Lightning Large Frame Slide Action Rifle in Desirable .50-95 Express

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Lightning-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 50-95 Express
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OB - EXCELLENT- all original parts; over 80% original finish; sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal; unmarred wood.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured in 1891. One of only 6,496 Large Frame rifles built in all calibers. Per Colt this rifle will letter as .50-95 caliber with 22” Round barrels, Pistol grip plain stock, and swivels in the barrel and butt. The only shipping information given is Shipped to London, Marked for LV & Co. on November 4, 1891 in shipment of 6 rifles. Per consignor the rifle was restored by Turnbull.

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