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Lot 4253: Two Colt Model 1878 Frontier Double Action Revolvers

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

Two Colt Model 1878 Double Action Revolvers

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

A) Colt Model 1878 Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1878
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 Long Colt
Barrel: 7 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 215
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

Manufactured in 1882. Three kill notches carved in right grip panel.

B) Colt Model 1878 Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1878
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44-40 WCF
Barrel: 5 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 215
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Very Dark - Heavy pitting throughout
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

Serial number partial/missing a digit.

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