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Lot 3619: Two Colt Officer's Model Double Action Revolvers

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

Collector's Lot of Two Colt Officer's Model Double Action Revolvers

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Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,250

A) Colt Officer's Model Heavy Barrel Target Revolver in Scarce .32 Cal

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Officers Model
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32
Barrel: 6 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 183
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 283
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Front blade and notch rear sights, both adjustable. Left side of barrel marked "COLT/ OFFICERS/ MODEL 32/ +HEAVY BARREL+", with two line patent and address markings on the top. Fluted cylinder is 6-shot, with an unshrouded ejector rod. The frame is flat topped, with the standard Rampant Colt marking on the left near the grips. Checkered walnut grips with Rampant Colt medallions.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, 98% plus of the original finish remains. The cylinder has slight drag line. Grips are also excellent. Mechanically excellent.



B) Colt Officer's Model Special Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Officers Model Special
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 22 LR
Barrel: 6 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 183
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 283
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Approximately 8,000 of these revolvers were produced in 22 caliber from 1949 to 1952. This revolver was manufactured in 1951 and features an undercut and glare proofed front sight on a serrated ramp base, adjustable rear "Coltmaster" sight. The left side of the heavy barrel is marked "OFFICERS MODEL SPECIAL / .22 LONG RIFLE CTG." and the right side with the one line Colt address. The trigger, hammer and backstrap are serrated, the top and bottom of the frame, cylinder flutes and grip straps are a matte finish, with the remainder being polished. Checkered grips with Colt medallions. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent, 95% finish remains with wear on the muzzle and sharp edges. There are a few very minor scratches overall on the metal surfaces. There is a visible drag line on the cylinder and finish loss in the cylinder advance notches. The grips are very good with a few very minor pressure dents, the checkering shows light to moderate wear, with the checkering beginning to smooth at the bottoms. Mechanically excellent.



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