Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3433: Colt U.S. Navy Model 1909 Double Action Revolver

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

Scarce Colt U.S. Navy Model 1909 Double Action Revolver

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500

Scarce Colt U.S. Navy Model 1909 Double Action Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1909
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 Long Colt
Barrel: 5 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 313
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 239
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

This pistol is One of only 1,000 Colt Model 1909 double action revolvers manufactured for the United States Navy. Showing a fine high polish blue finish overall, with a set of fixed sights, the two-line Hartford address and "COLT D.A. 45" on the barrel, "VP" and "3" on the trigger guard and the Rampant Colt backed by a stylized "C" on the side plate. "N" is marked on the underside of the barrel and rear cylinder face, and the butt is marked "U.S.N./(anchor)/45D.A." and "No. 207" next to the lanyard swivel. Fitted with a pair of smooth hardwood grips and a Pachmayr grip extension. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Fine, with 40% plus of the original blue finish, showing areas of brown and gray patina, mild spotting and scattered handling marks and edge wear. The grips are fair, with extensive dings and heavy scuffs. Mechanically excellent.



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