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Lot 1117: Colt Model 1878 Frontier Six Shooter Revolver

Colt Model 1878 Frontier Six Shooter Double Action Revolver

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Lot 1117: Colt Model 1878 Frontier Six Shooter Revolver

Colt Model 1878 Frontier Six Shooter Double Action Revolver

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,500
Price Realized:

Colt Model 1878 Frontier Six Shooter Double Action Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1878
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44-40 WCF
Barrel: 4 3/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock:
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 106
Class: Antique
Description:

The barrel has the two-line Hartford address on top and "COLT FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER" marked on the left. The underside of the barrel is correctly marked "44" is small font. Matching partial serial number "905" marked on the rear of the cylinder. Assembly number "405" marked on the rear of the loading gate and left of the grip frame. "O.E." and "GWR/1961" carved on the underside of the right grip panel. Includes a copy of the book "Colt's Double Action Revolver" by Don Wilkerson. Provenance: The Don and Carol Wilkerson Collection

Rating Definition:

Fine, retains 70% original high polish blue finish thinning to smooth gray and brown patina on the balance. The grips are very good with some general light wear and handling marks. Mechanically excellent.



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