Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 259: U.S. Colt Army Model 1909 Double Action Revolver

Auction Date: June 8, 2022

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $500 - $800

U.S. Colt Army Model 1909 Double Action Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1909
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45
Barrel: 5 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 463
Item Interest: Average
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.

Description:

Manufactured in 1911. Consignor states revolver was owned by his grandfather who was a physician with the Philippines Constabulary after the Spanish-American War. He was once held captive in order to heal a chieftain's son from a crocodile attack. The revolver was hidden by the physicians scouts (who he was required to travel with while treating patients) and later used to help aid in his escape and return safely to headquarters.

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