Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 26: Colt First Generation Single Action Army Revolver

Auction Date: December 6, 2019

Very Fine Individual Shipped Colt First Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Very Fine Individual Shipped Colt First Generation Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 LC
Barrel: 5 1/2 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: pearl
Stock:
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Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 24
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1915 with standard markings and features. The including factory letter confirms 45/c, 5 1/2 inch, nickel finish (grips not listed) as well as shipment to J.H. Martin Little Rock, Arkansas (sold to J.I. Steech) on 18 August 1916.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retains 95% plus frosted original nickel finish with light handling marks scattered throughout, some scattered light flaking and pitting, and a light cylinder drag line. The replaced period correct pearl medallion grips are also very fine with a few light handling marks and a few hairline age cracks. Mechanically excellent.



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