Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1075: Colt Third Model Derringer

Auction Date: May 15, 2021

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,000

Colt Third Model Derringer

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: #3 Derringer
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 41 RF
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch round
Finish: Nickel
Grip: antique ivory
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Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 64
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun

Manufactured 1870-1912. Features one-line address on the barrel with British proofs on the underside and "4842LG" on frame ahead of the caliber marking, blade front sight, swept back spur hammer, and matching serial number on grip frame and inside the left grip panel with "4" and "K" on the right. Provenance: The John Fox Collection

Rating Definition:

Good, retaining traces of original nickel finish on the barrel with an attractive grey patina and some pitting. 80% original nickel finish remains on the frame with some minor handling marks. Grips are very good with two small hairline cracks on the bottom of the left grip panel. Mechanically excellent.

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