Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3623: Colt New Service Revolver with Factory Lanyard Swivel

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

Documented Colt New Service Double Action Target Revolver with Special Order Factory Lanyard Swivel and Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,000

Documented Colt New Service Double Action Target Revolver with Special Order Factory Lanyard Swivel and Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: New Service Target
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 LC
Barrel: 7 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
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Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 284
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

The included Colt factory letter confirms the current caliber, finish, barrel length, and factory installed lanyard swivel in the butt when it was shipped to A. F. Stoeger of New York, New York, on April 27, 1931. Beside the extremely rare lanyard ring, the gun shows standard markings and features with matching serial numbers on the crane, yoke, and both grip panels. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 90% plus original blue, faint cylinder drag line, slight wear at the muzzle, minor wear near the left grip toe, and sharp grip checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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