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Lot 3017: Colt Frontier Six Shooter Single Action Army Revolver

Auction Date: August 28, 2022

Documented El Paso Texas Shipped Colt First Generation Frontier Six Shooter Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

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

Documented El Paso Texas Shipped Colt First Generation Frontier Six Shooter Single Action Army Revolver with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44 WCF
Barrel: 4 3/4 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 16
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1907 with the standard two-line address on top of the barrel and Frontier Six Shooter marking on the left, two-line patent dates and Rampant Colt on the left of the frame, and matching serial numbers on the frame, trigger guard, and back strap, with the assembly number "512" on the loading gate. The included factory letter confirms the current configuration, grips not listed, as well as shipment to Krakauer, Zork & Moye Co. in El Paso, Texas on 16 January 1901.

Rating Definition:

Very good, retains strong traces of the original blue and casehardened finishes in sheltered areas with the balance mostly a smooth grey patina and a few scattered patches of very light surface pitting. The grips are fair with moderate wear and some minor dings. Mechanically needs adjustment.



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