Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 608: Colt Third Generation Armory Edition Single Action Army

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

Rare 45 ACP Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Armory Edition Revolver with Case and Extra .45 Long Colt Cylinder

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

Rare 45 ACP Colt Third Generation Single Action Army Armory Edition Revolver with Case and Extra .45 Long Colt Cylinder

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Single Action Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 ACP
Barrel: 4 3/4 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip: original
Stock:
Item Views: 488
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 393
Class: Modern Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1983 by the Colt Custom Shop, this revolver is one of 250 produced in this configuration (500 total) known as the "Armory Edition". The extra cylinder is .45 Long Colt and both cylinders are matched to the gun. The grips and grip straps have matching serial numbers. Complete with a wood presentation case, Colt "wood grain" box, original shipping box, a copy of "The Colt Armory", by Ellsworth Grant, and case key.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue finish and case colors with limited handling marks. Mechanically excellent. Case is excellent with limited storage and handling marks.



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