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Lot 2669: Two U.S. Colt Double Action Revolvers

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Two U.S. Colt Double Action Revolvers

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

A) U.S. Colt Model 1901 Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1901
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 LC
Barrel: 6 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 546
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
Rating:

OD - VERY GOOD- all original parts; none to 30% original finish; original metal surfaces smooth with all edges sharp; clear lettering, numerals and design on metal; wood slightly scratched or bruised.

Description:

Manufactured 1900.

B) U.S. Colt Detective Special Revolver with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Detective Special
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 special
Barrel: 2 inch round
Finish: parkerized
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 546
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Shiny - Very little wear
Rating:

ND - VERY GOOD- in working condition, 80% finish or better, appreciable wear on working surfaces 80% - 89%, no corrosion or pitting, minor surface dents or scratches. Wood condition commensurable with percent of finish with dings and dents associated with 80% - 89% gun.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

Description:

Factory letter states revolver was shipped with a 2" barrel in .38 caliber, square butt configuration and blue finish on March 4, 1943 as part of a 280 gun shipment to Transportation Officer, Fort Myer, Rosslyn, VA.

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