Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1543: Colt Official Police Revolver Inscribed to N.L. Woodry

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Very Fine Colt Official Police Double Action Revolver Inscribed to N.L. Woodry with Pearl Grips and Heiser Leather Holster

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

Very Fine Colt Official Police Double Action Revolver Inscribed to N.L. Woodry with Pearl Grips and Heiser Leather Holster

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Official Police
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 special
Barrel: 5 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: pearl
Stock:
Item Views: 259
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 280
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1929 with standard markings as well as "N.L. WOODRY" engraved on the back strap. The identity of Woodry could not be confirmed at this time. It is fitted with blade and frame notch sights and a pair of smooth pearl grips with Colt medallions. Includes a Heiser tooled leather holster. Provenance: The Doug Ellison Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 97% plus of the original nickel finish with some scattered light spotting/handling marks, and a few areas showing a light frosted appearance. The grips are excellent showing minimal handling evidence. Mechanically excellent. The holster is very fine with some light wear.



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