Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 474: Colt Model 1878 Double Action Revolver

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Early Production Three Digit Serialized Colt Model 1878 Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Early Production Three Digit Serialized Colt Model 1878 Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1878
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 LC
Barrel: 5 1/2 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: antique ivory
Stock:
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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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Factory letter lists revolver with 5 1/2" barrel in .45 caliber, blue finish and type of stocks not listed when shipped to Wexell & DeGrees (dealer locations: Mexico City, Mexico and New York, New York) on August 20, 1878.

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