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Lot 1225: Colt First Generation Frontier Six Shooter Single Action Army

Auction Date: May 15, 2021

Colt First Generation Frontier Six Shooter Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,500

Colt First Generation Frontier Six Shooter Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Frontier Six Shooter
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44-40 WCF
Barrel: 5 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: hard rubber
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Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 179
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1901 with standard markings (which include "COLT FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER" on the left side of barrel) and features. The matching serial number is marked on the bottom of the frame, trigger guard, and back strap. The loading gate is marked with the assembly number "641". The included factory letter confirms the current configuration (grips not listed), as well as shipment to Witte Hardware Company in St. Louis on 22 October 1901.

Rating Definition:

Very good, retains 30% original blue finish and traces of original case colors with the balance a mottled dark grey patina and some scattered patches of light pitting. The grips are fine with some light wear and mostly crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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