Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3625: Two Colt Double Action Revolvers

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

Collector's Lot of Two Colt Double Action Revolvers with Boxes

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,750

A) Colt Courier Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Courier
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 22 LR
Barrel: 3 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 307
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 284
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Approximately 3,000 Courier model revolvers were manufactured between 1953 and 1956. Manufactured in 1956. Blade front and frame notch rear sights, standard markings, serrated trigger, and a serrated hammer. Matching serial number on the crane and yoke. Includes original Colt "wood grain" box.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% original blue finish, limited handling evidence, spot of corrosion on both sides of the hammer, and sharp checkering on the excellent grips. The box is very fine with light wear. Mechanically excellent.



B) Colt Police Positive Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Police Positive
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 special
Barrel: 4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 307
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 284
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1919. Round blade and notch rear sights, standard markings, and matching serial numbers on the crane, yoke, and both grip panels. Includes a non-matching Colt "wood grain" box for an Official Police revolver. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 98% original blue finish, minor handling evidence, light cylinder drag line, and sharp grip checkering. The box is very good. Mechanically excellent.



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