Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 236: Colt First Type Third Model Derringer

Auction Date: February 16, 2022

Rare Colt First Type Third Model Derringer

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

Rare Colt First Type Third Model Derringer

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: #3 Derringer
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 41 RF
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: walnut
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Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Slight Darkening - Light to moderate pitting

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.


Found in the 200 to 2,000 serial number range, this is a rare example of a first type bulbous frame Colt Third Model Derringer.

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