Rock Island Auction Company
A
B

Lot 1660: Two Consecutive Colt 3rd Generation Sheriff's Model Revolvers

Auction Date: May 15, 2021

Cased Set of Two Consecutively Numbered Colt Third Generation Sheriff's Model Single Action Army Revolvers with Extra Cylinders and Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $5,000 - $7,000

A) Colt Sheriff's Model Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Sheriff
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44-40 / 44 Spl
Barrel: 3 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: original
Stock:
Item Views: 891
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 423
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

The accompanying factory letter lists these revolvers as "A" being .44 dual caliber with 3 inch barrel, royal blue finish, and Class "A" engraving. "B" is listed as being .44 dual caliber with 3 inch barrel nickel finish and Class "B" engraving. The letter confirms grip material. These revolvers were shipped with double presentation case on December 20,1983 to Aeromarine in Birmingham, Alabama. Both "A" and "B" grip frames marked "COLT ENG". Includes Colt travel case and the two extra matching engraved .44 special cylinders.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue finish and case colors with limited handling marks, slight traces of a cylinder drag line, and crisp engraving. Mechanically excellent. Presentation case is very good with minor-moderate storage and handling marks. Travel case is excellent with limited handling and storage marks.



B) Colt Sheriff's Model Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Sheriff
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44-40 / 44 Spl
Barrel: 3 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: original
Stock:
Item Views: 891
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 423
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

See "A".

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original nickel finish with limited handling marks and crisp engraving. Mechanically excellent.



Customer Product Questions

There are currently no customer product questions on this lot