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Lot 4671: Two Colt Double Action Revolvers

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

Two Colt Double Action Revolvers

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,500

A) Documented Colt New Service Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: New Service
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44 WCF
Barrel: 4 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 225
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Shiny - Very little wear
Rating:

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

Description:

Manufactured 1933. Less than 1000 of these revolvers chambered in 44 WCF are believed to have been manufactured. This revolver is from the late Lynn Kvam collection and featured in the book of Colts exhibited at the Cody Museum circa 2003 (see page 155).

B) London Retailer Marked Colt New Service Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: New Service
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 Colt
Barrel: 4 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 225
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured 1914, re-chambered from .455 Eley to .45 Colt. Top strap marked "WESTLEY RICHARDS & Co./LONDON W."

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