Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3077: Two Colt Open Top Pocket Model Revolvers

Auction Date: September 12, 2021

Collector's Lot of Two Colt Open Top Pocket Model Revolvers

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,300 - $1,900

A) Colt Open Top Pocket Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Open Top Pocket
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 22 RF
Barrel: 2 3/8 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: antique ivory
Stock:
Item Views: 264
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 55
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured in 1875. Standard markings and features including matching serial numbers. The Open Top Pocket Model was one of Colt's first two cartridge revolvers and debuted in 1871 along with the Colt House revolver.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 90% original nickel finish with some very light frosting on the barrel and straps, and some light flaking on the front edge of the cylinder. Grips are also very fine with some light cracking around the screws. Mechanically excellent.



B) Colt Open Top Pocket Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Open Top Pocket
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 22 RF
Barrel: 2 3/8 inch round
Finish: blue/bright
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 264
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 55
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured in 1875. Standard markings and features including matching serial numbers.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 70% plus original high polish blue finish with some scattered flaking mainly concentrated on the cylinder, and a pleasing aged patina on the brass frame. Grips are very fine with some light handling marks and light crazing towards the bottom. Mechanically excellent.



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