Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1273: Colt Python Abercrombie & Fitch Shipped

Auction Date: September 9, 2017

Desirable First Year Production Two Digit Serial Number "54" Abercrombie & Fitch Shipped Colt Python Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter and Box

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $14,000 - $22,500

Desirable First Year Production Two Digit Serial Number "54" Abercrombie & Fitch Shipped Colt Python Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter and Box

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Python
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 357 magnum
Barrel: 6 inch vent rib
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 175
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in the first year of production and shipped to Abercrombie & Fitch of New York on November 16, 1956, as confirmed in the included factory letter. Standard markings, with a serrated pinned ramp front and adjustable square notch rear sight. Checkered wide spur hammer, serrated trigger, serrated back strap and a shrouded ejector rod with the deeply counter bored shroud. Fitted with the original checkered walnut grips with gold Rampant Colt medallions. With un-numbered replacement Colt Python box.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall. 98% original high polish blue finish remains with faint traces of edge wear around the muzzle and a lightly visible cylinder drag line. The grips are also excellent with sharp checkering and a few very small marks visible on the butt flats. Mechanically excellent. Box is excellent.



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