Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3080: Early Colt Third Model Derringer with Holster

Auction Date: May 16, 2021

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Early Colt Third Model Derringer with Holster

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: #3 Derringer
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 41 RF
Barrel: 2 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue/ silver
Grip: walnut
Item Views: 734
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 54
Class: Antique

Manufactured 1870-1912. Features one line address on the barrel, blade front sight, high spur hammer, bulbous frame around the front screw, and matching serial number on grip frame and inside each grip panel. Includes leather holster. Provenance: The John Fox Collection

Rating Definition:

Fine overall, retaining traces of original blue finish in more protected places and 30% original silver finish on the frame with some handling marks, denting at the breech on the barrel, and some high edge wear on the grips. Mechanically excellent. Holster is fine with some flaking and age cracking.

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