Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 134: Colt First Generation Single Action Army Revolver

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

Very Fine Colt First Generation Single Action Army Revolver

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,500 - $5,500

Very Fine Colt First Generation Single Action Army Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 LC
Barrel: 5 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: hard rubber
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 160
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun

Manufactured in 1940. The barrel has the one-line Hartford address on top and "COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY .45" on the left side. The frame has the two-line patent dates marking followed by a Rampant Colt. The trigger guard has the number "4" and a Colt factory triangle proof on the left side. Matching serial numbers are on the frame, both grip panels, and the trigger guard and back strap under the grip panel. The rear of the frame and the loading gate have a matching assembly number.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 85% plus original blue finish showing some scattered minor high edge wear, grip straps thinning to brown, and cylinder drag lines. 80% plus original case colors remain on the frame. The grips are also very fine with crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.

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