Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2379: First Generation Colt SAA Revolver with Factory Letter

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

First Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,250 - $4,500

First Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 LC
Barrel: 4 3/4 inch round
Finish: aged blue/casehardened
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
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Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Slight Darkening - Light to moderate pitting
Rating:

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

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

Description:

Factory letter lists this revolver as having a 4 3/4 inch barrel chambered in .45 caliber, blue finish and type of stocks not listed when shipped to Norvell Shapleigh Hardware Company in St. Louis Missouri, November 11, 1906. Also included is a work order from Turnbull restoration stating the gun was restored to new and aged.

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