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Lot 477: Antique Colt Sheriff's Model 1878 Revolver

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Antique Colt Sheriff's Model 1878 Double Action Revolver with Holster, Badge and Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,400

Antique Colt Sheriff's Model 1878 Double Action Revolver with Holster, Badge and Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1878
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 LC
Barrel: 4 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 280
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

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

Description:

The included factory letter lists this revolver as having a 4" barrel chambered in .45 LC with nickel finish and rubber grips when shipped to E. C. Meacham Arms Company in St. Louis, Missouri on April 20, 1889. With holster and St. Louis County deputy sheriff badge. Provenance: The Buckstix Collection

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