Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1949: Colt Single Action Army Revolver 45 LC

Auction Date: November 30, 2012

Cased Engraved Gold Inlaid Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,500

Cased Engraved Gold Inlaid Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 LC
Barrel: 7 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 622
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 350
Class: Modern Handgun
Bore Condition: -
Description:

Manufactured 1980 with floral scroll engraving on the muzzle and breech ends of the barrel, ejector housing, cylinder flats, trigger guard and back strap. Each end of the barrel has a gold inlaid band, rear edge of the cylinder a wavy line and dash design as well as a gold inlaid band with a gold inlaid diamond shape on the back strap. The barrel has the one line address and "COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY 45" on left. The frame has the two line, three patent dates with the Rampant Colt. Matching serial numbers on the frame and left side of grip straps under the grip. Fitted with checkered Rampant Colt/American eagle relief grips numbered to the gun. With wooden Colt case with gold embossed Rampant Colt on the inside lid lining.

Rating Definition:

Excellent. The revolver retains all of the original blue and casehardened finish with only light handling marks. One of the frame screws is slightly marred. The grips are near new with the left panel being slightly warped at the bottom. The case is good with scattered minor scratches and dings on the exterior and one latch is absent.



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