Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3274: Colt Etched Panel Model 1877 Thunderer Double Action Revolver

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

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

Colt Etched Panel Model 1877 Thunderer Double Action Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1877
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 41 LC
Barrel: 5 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: hard rubber
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 155
Class: Antique

Manufactured in 1882. The barrel features the desirable etched "COLT D.A. 41" etched panel on the left side. The top of the barrel has the two-line Hartford address. The left side of the frame has the three-line patent date markings. "41 CAL" is marked on the left side of the trigger guard. Matching serial numbers on the frame, trigger guard and back strap. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 95% "frosted" original nickel finish with some fading on the barrel. The etched panel is clear. The hammer, trigger, screws and cylinder pin retain 60% original niter blue finish. The grips are also excellent with overall crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent. A solid representative example of a nickel plated Colt Model 1877 Thunderer Revolver with desirable etched panel.

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