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Colt Firearms

C122 COLT OPEN TOP 22 CALIBER 7-SHOT REVOLVER

Item # C122

C122  COLT OPEN TOP 22 CALIBER 7-SHOT REVOLVER Excellent functioning action. Wood grips retain about 70% original lacquer. Barrel has about 90% thinning nickel. Brass receiver has turned beautiful patina. No signs of abuse. Nice case colors on the hammer.

Antique  $ 495 sale pending.

C118 FACTORY ENGRAVED CASED PAIR OF COLT 3RD MODEL DERRINGERS

Item # C118

C118  FACTORY ENGRAVED CASED PAIR OF COLT 3RD MODEL DERRINGERS 41 RF caliber. Interesting thing is that these two derringers are only 9 serial numbers apart. Most are around 100 numbers apart. They are fitted in a nicely done Moroccan leather case with a buckskin interior. French fitted. The guns are in very fine condition. One has about 80% barrel blue and the other has about 40% with the balance turning a plum/blue color. The one with the most blue has very little silver on the frame. The one with very little blue has most all the silver on the frame thinning in high spots. Excellent fancy grips. Mechanics are good with bright shiny bores. Very nice pair of factory engraved Colt derringers. They are nicely fitted in case with a period screw driver and seven rounds of ammo. Original throughout.

Antique  $ 14,500.

C113 CASED COLT 1860 PERCUSSION ARMY

Item # C113

C113  CASED COLT 1860 PERCUSSION ARMY 44 caliber. A very nice clean gun with about 25% vivid glossy blue on the barrel with the balance having flaked and turned a blue/brown color. Excellent case colors on the lever. The trigger guard has 75% of original silver that is turning a dark patina. Good traces of blue on the backstrap. Frame has a Colt patent marking on a 2-line address and probably 60-70% vivid case colors. Excellent case color on the hammer as well. Cylinder has matching numbers with most of the cylinder scene visible and a plum/brown color. Crisp tight mechanics. Grips retain most original varnish. The case looks like it has been relined years ago and is in good condition with the correct Colt Peace flask, some bullets and a tin of primers. 177k serial range.

Antique  $ 6,750.

C112 COLT NAVY POCKET PISTOL

Item # C112

C112  COLT NAVY POCKET PISTOL This is a Model 62 of the Pocket Navy Variation. 38 caliber. This is an original cartridge model not one converted from a 49 Colt Pocket. 3-1/2 inch barrel. Mechanics are good. The cylinder has the Stagecoach Hold-up Scene on it. All matching numbers in the 3300 range. Wedge is not numbered. Original wood grips. These look like the gun was kept in a drawer and was sliding around causing some wear to the back of the butt. Still retains about 95% of the varnish. Overall metal is good with about 90% nickel remaining. Most of the wear is on the cylinder where it has flaked off. Gun has been used very little.

Antique  $ 1,675.

C1704 SMALL FRAME COLT LIGHTNING RIFLE

Item # C1704/XW9X

C1704  SMALL FRAME COLT LIGHTNING RIFLE Nice cond 22 cal rifle with 24" oct bbl. Bbl has most blue remaining, thinning in spots. Receiver has most finish, some of it aging. The brass loading port has a nice butterscotch patina. Butt stock is in VG cond with the exception of a very small chip at the toe. Hard rubber butt plate is orig and in VG cond. Upper corners by the tang has very small slivers out. Smooth variety forearm in VG cond with no losses. One very light hairline crack coming off the screw going forward. Solid with no movement. Bore is dirty and has some roughness. Could use a good cleaning. Nice little rifle!

Antique  $ 1,675.

XW8X SMALL FRAME COLT LIGHTNING RIFLE

Item # C1728

XW8X  SMALL FRAME COLT LIGHTNING RIFLE 22 cal. This is a very nice example with most shiny receiver blue remaining. Bbl also has nearly all blue with some aging to it and light frecking towards the muzzle. Bottom of the gun at the carry point has turned an aged brown color along with the trigger guard and lower tang. Lyman beaded front sight. The upper tang is equipped with a Lyman tang sight with small aperture in tact. There is a couple extra holes in this sight. Evidently was used on a couple of different guns. It is an old sight and in period with the gun. Wood is very nice. Good fitting to frame and tangs. Normal handling marks but no cracks or losses. Very nice hard rubber buttplate. Forearm is VG. Looks nice with just one small hairline crack coming off the left side. Bore is shiny with decent rifling. Nice smooth action. A very nice example of a hard to find rifle. The 22 Cal Lightning rifles will take all Long or all Short .22 cartridges, or part Long and part Short.

Antique  $ 2,295 .

C1799 SMALL FRAME COLT LIGHTNING RIFLE

Item # C1799

C1799  SMALL FRAME COLT LIGHTNING RIFLE 22 cal. Oct bbl. Nice condition gun with 70-80% blue remaining on the receiver and 80%+ on the bbl. Upper and lower tang have turned a bit. Wood is nice fitting and in overall VG condition. There is a chip on the hard rubber buttplate right at the toe. Forearm is nice condition but has a well done repair on the bottom. These 22's had a fragile slide handle. Action works well. Bore is dark and needs a good cleaning. Nice little Colt. The 22 Cal Lightning rifles will take all long or all short .22 cartridges, or part Long and part Short. Not Long Rifle cartridges.

Antique  $ 1,475.

C120 COLT DAKOTA TERRITORY SINGLE ACTION FRONTIER SCOUT

Item # C120

C120 COLT DAKOTA TERRITORY SINGLE ACTION FRONTIER SCOUT Dakota Territory 1861 - 1889 Commemorative Colt Frontier Scout .22 LR caliber revolver. 1966 issue. Blued and gold finish. Beautiful rosewood grips. A scarce model with only 1000 made. Nice wooden display box with an Indian on the top and red lining.

Modern  $ 700 sale pending.

C121 COLT SERIES 80 LIGHTWEIGHT OFFICER’S ACP NIB

Item # C121

C121 COLT SERIES 80 LIGHTWEIGHT OFFICER’S ACP NIB Officer's ACP Model series 80 Concealed Carry version with the 3-1/2 inch barrel chambered in 45 ACP. Matte finish. 7 shot mag. Upswept beaver tail grip safety. 26 ounce weight empty. Brand new in the box with an extra mag and all of the paper work. Appears to be in-fired.

Modern  $ 1,295 sale pending.

C092 COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY SHIPPED TO EL PASO TEXAS

Item # C092

C092  COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY SHIPPED TO EL PASO TEXAS Cal 44-40. 4-3/4" bbl, full front sight and "Colt Frontier Six Shooter" marked on left side of the bbl. Carved American Eagle ivory grips. Most El Paso shipped SAA's saw some rough use since generally they were for cowboys, ranchers, lawmen or they went to Mexico. It is unusual to find them with any orig finish as this one has. Bbl retains most glossy blue with just some holster wear on the left side. Frame and hammer retain strong case colors. Ivory grips are in VG condition with typical wear. Action and bore are VG. This one is a Collector' Dream. Comes complete with Colt Factory Letter.

Modern  $ 12,500.

C062 COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER

Item # C062

C062  COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER Cal 44-40. 7-1/2" bbl marked "Frontier Six Shooter" on the left side. Carved steer head pearl grips. Bbl retains most blue with slight wear at the muzzle and ejector from holstering. Cylinder has some wear from rotation. Frame and hammer have a good amount of blending case colors. Grips have a chip out at the top and lower corners on the right side. Repair to the top left side corner. VG+ bore. Complete with Factory Letter.

Modern  $ 8,500.

C1736 EXTREMELY RARE COLT EXHIBITION ENGRAVED PANEL NICKEL PLATED SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER

Item # C1736

C1736 EXTREMELY RARE COLT EXHIBITION ENGRAVED PANEL NICKEL PLATED SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER Cal 45. 7-1/2" bbl. Checkered ivory grips of which appear to be replacements by the ill fit. Overall gun is elaborately and delicately engraved by Augustus Friedrich Ulrich who is known to have done a number of the panel scene guns. There is only 6-7 of them known. Quite elaborately engraved with about 75-80% coverage. Panel scene of a bear being shot by a hunter on one side of the frame and a dog and wildlife scene on the other. On top of the backstrap is a mounted Indian with full headdress. Gun is in beautiful shape with most orig nickel intact. The gun is accompanied by a lengthy letter from R.L. Wilson. He has a good deal to say about the rarity and quality of this gun. One of the best guns that I have had. However there are a few sticklers. There is two factory letters on this gun. They show that the gun was shipped twice. Once as a 7-1/2" nickel gun to Hartley & Graham and once as a blued frame gun 10 years later to a firm in St. Paul Minnesota. This gun is no doubt a factory show or exhibition gun. It is in the 32k serial range which a number of these are in. Also one thing that Larry Wilson pointed out is the hammer and ejector rod housing are very professional replacements. The engraving matches. I missed it completely but Wilson didn't. Other than that it is an outstanding gun even with those flaws. The engraving is fare superior to anything I have seen Colt do. Call for more details.

Antique  $ $75,000 .

WA14 DOMINION 455 COLT REVOLVER AMMO

Item # WA14

WA14 DOMINION 455 COLT REVOLVER AMMO Vintage box of Dominion 455 Colt Revolver Ammunition. Full box of 50. Manufactured by Canadian Industries Limited. This is .445 Webley and made for the British service revolvers. 265 GR. Nice box with clean ammo. Free shipping.

$ 150.

C1947 EARLY COLT 1860 ARMY

Item # C1947-27-47

C1947  EARLY COLT 1860 ARMY Colt Army percussion revolver in 25k serial range. Desirable 8" bbl. Front half of the gun has a different serial number than the frame, trigger guard and grip. Gun has a very aged look with a grey/brown blotchy color. At closer inspection this gun is not in too bad of shape. Wood grips have a small chip out on the right side bottom and letters carved into the left side. Action and timing are good.

Antique  $ 1,375.

C075 COLT 1848 BABY DRAGOON

Item # C075

C075 COLT 1848 BABY DRAGOON The five-shot Baby Dragoon was the first pocket revolver to be manufactured by the company at the new Hartford plant since its Patterson days. Approximately 15,000 were made between 1847 and 1850. This is a .31 caliber revolver with a 4 inch octagon barrel. Bore does have rifling, but light pits are visible. Action is good. Cylinder scene is very light. A spot of light pitting on the right side of the barrel. All matching numbers except for the wedge. All metal except for the brass is a grey/brown patina. The backstrap has a tiny amount of the original silver plate over the brass. The grips are good fitting and sound without cracks but have numerous handling marks. Sharp markings for a gun made in 1848. A good collectable Colt.

Antique  $ 4,500.

C068 2ND MODEL FACTORY ENGRAVED COLT NEW LINE 38 CALIBER REVOLVER

Item # C068

C068  2ND MODEL FACTORY ENGRAVED COLT NEW LINE 38 CALIBER REVOLVER Mother of Pearl grips. Typical Colt Factory engraving. 2" bbl. Nice functioning action. 75-80% original nickel.

Antique  $ 1,350.

C070 FIRST MODEL COLT NEW LINE 22 CALIBER 7-SHOT PISTOL

Item # C070

C070  FIRST MODEL  COLT NEW LINE 22 CALIBER 7-SHOT PISTOL Wood grips are in excellent condition with most original varnish. Frame and bbl retain 95-96% orig nickel. Hammer has bright vivid blue as does the trigger. Mechanics are excellent. All original.

Antique  $ 775.

C066 2ND MODEL NEW LINE 32 CALIBER FACTORY ENGRAVED REVOLVER

Item # C066

C066  2ND MODEL NEW LINE 32 CALIBER FACTORY ENGRAVED REVOLVER Has about 75% original nickel with some bad storage marks. Mother of Pearl grips. Missing parts.

Antique  $ 950.

C065 2ND MODEL COLT NEW LINE FACTORY ENGRAVED 22 CALIBER REVOLVER

Item # C065

C065  2ND MODEL COLT NEW LINE FACTORY ENGRAVED 22 CALIBER REVOLVER Mother of Pearl grips. Nice functioning action. Excellent condition throughout with about 90% nickel remaining.

Antique  $ 1,475.

C061 COLT NEW LINE REVOLVER FACTORY ENGRAVED

Item # C061

C061  COLT NEW LINE REVOLVER FACTORY ENGRAVED 2-1/4 inch barrel chambered in .22 caliber. Engraved nickel finish with pearl grips. Most original fire blue remains on the hammer and trigger. A good amount of nickel remains with some wear to the high points.

Antique  $ 1,375.

C063 FACTORY ENGRAVED COLT NEW LINE SPUR TRIGGER

Item # C063

C063  FACTORY ENGRAVED COLT NEW LINE SPUR TRIGGER Cal 22. 2-1/4" bbl, engraved nickel finish, blue cylinder and ivory grips. Nice condition little 22 spur trigger.

Antique  $ 1,050.

C073 2ND MODEL COLT NEW LINE 22 CALIBER PISTOL

Item # C073

C073  2ND MODEL COLT NEW LINE 22 CALIBER PISTOL Acid etched bbl markings. VG wood grips. Nice mechanical cond. Frame retains about 60-70% nickel. Nice decent little original gun.

Antique  $ 595.

C093 CASED PAIR OF COLT 3RD MODEL 41 CALIBER DERRINGERS

Item # C093

C093  CASED PAIR OF COLT 3RD MODEL 41 CALIBER DERRINGERS Both are in fine condition with about 95% original dull nickel. Excellent mechanical condition. Fine bores. Case is of the period and is in VG condition. Typical blue velvet lining and cartridge blocks. Guns are overall VG+ to fine. A nice looking set.

Antique  $ 2,150.

C1941 RARE COLT LIGHTNING REVOLVER

Item # C1941

C1941  RARE COLT LIGHTNING REVOLVER This is the Colt double action 38 cal Sheriff's model. This is the model with a 4-1/2" bbl and no ejector rod. Also has the etched panel. Gun is nickel plated with a lot of wear and flaking to the nickel. Especially on the right hand side. Left hand side looks better as far as the finish but does have a broken grip on that side. Action works better than most.

Antique  $ 2,250.

C106 COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY

Item # C106

C106  COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY Cal 45. 4-3/4" bbl. Overall gun shows a fair amount of use with medium to moderate pitting on the frame and side of the bbl. Traces of blue in the fluted parts of the cylinder as well as the cartridge ejector. Excellent functioning action. Traces of case colors on the frame. Gun is in the 343k serial range. Pearl grips. Comes with a period double loop Mexican style holster with 45 cartridge bullet loops and a bowie knife with org sheath. Knife measures a little over 11" with the blade being about 6-1/2". Marked toward the hilt is "Continental Cutlery Company Sheffield England". A nice looking Old Cowboy rig.

Modern  $ 4,500.

C105 OUTSTANDING COLT NEW LINE REVOLVER IN .30 CALIBER

Item # C105

C105  OUTSTANDING COLT NEW LINE REVOLVER IN .30 CALIBER 2-1/4 inch barrel. This is a blue and case hardened example. Very difficult to find with 80%+ vivid case colors! 90% cylinder blue with 70% thinning barrel blue. Excellent grips. A fine pistol.

Antique  $ 1,500.

C102 COLT SINGLE ACTION WITH 7-1/2” BARREL

Item # C102

C102  COLT SINGLE ACTION WITH 7-1/2” BARREL Cal 32-20. Made in about 1902. Overall gun is in excellent condition with about 90% bbl and backstrap blue. Cylinder retains 90% blue as well with a few minor drag lines. 85-90% case colors on the receiver. Checkered hard rubber grips. Gun is very fine with what appears to be a factory replaced front sight or one that has been filed as it is shorter than usual with a bead on the top. Fine old gun.

Modern  $ 5,950.

C101 COLT SINGLE ACTION

Item # C101

C101  COLT SINGLE ACTION Cal 45. 5-1/2" bbl. Excellent bore. Original sights. About 90% bbl blue remaining. Cylinder blue is pretty much in tact with a few drag lines. Case hardened receiver has about 75-80% bright case colors. Gun is also fitted with factory checkered grips with Colt Medallion. Engraved on the backstrap is "Richard Garland". Gun was alleged to belong to an actor named Richard Garland who was in a number of old western shows such as Virginian, Rifleman, Zoro, Daniel Boone,The Rough Riders and several others as well as a long run on "Lassie". A very fine gun that should make a good shooter.

Modern  $ 4,750.

C100 COLT SINGLE ACTION

Item # C100

C100  COLT SINGLE ACTION Cal 38-40. 5-1/2" bbl. Features rare factory full nickel finish. Overall gun is in excellent condition with an unusual 2-line barrel address missing the first character if each line. 5-1/2" barrels typically have a single line barrel address. The frame has the 2-line patent marking and the Rampant Colt insignia. Manufactured in 1901. VG checkered hard rubber grips. Mechanics are excellent. About 60% original nickel remains. Comes complete with Factory Letter and an interesting document from Red Jackson who owned it in 1970. He later sold it to Tommy Rholes, a serious collector and true gentleman from Texas.

Modern  $ 5,750.

C03 HIGH CONDITION COLT SAA

Item # C03

C03  HIGH CONDITION COLT SAA Very good looking 1st gen SAA built in 1913. Cal 45 Colt. 7-1/2" bbl with strong blue showing just a little wear at the muzzle. The ejector shroud also has just a little wear at the high point. The frame has nearly all case colors remaining. This old gun is nice inside and out!

Modern  $ 9,250.

C1841 COLT 1862 POCKET NAVY CARTRIDGE CONVERSION REVOLVER

Item # C1841

C1841  COLT 1862 POCKET NAVY CARTRIDGE CONVERSION REVOLVER Cal 38RF. 4-1/2" bbl. All matching numbers except no number on wedge. VG grips with just minor wear. Bbl has about 30-40% orig blue. Very good traces of case colors on the frame. Most orig cylinder scene remains. Nice crisp action.

Antique  $ 2,100 .

C012 EARLY SECOND GENERATION COLT SAA

Item # C012

C012  EARLY SECOND GENERATION COLT SAA This is a 5-1/2" bbl SAA in 38 special. Serial number is just over 12k which was shipped in 1957. This is information found on the Colt Factory Letter. A very nice condition Colt with nearly all orig finish remaining. Grips are also like new. Comes with Colt Factory Letter.

Modern  $ 2,500.

C161 COLT OPEN TOP REVOLVER IN .22 CALIBER

Item # C161

C161  COLT OPEN TOP REVOLVER IN .22 CALIBER 2-3/8 barrel-traces of nickel remaining, 50% nickel on cylinder, 95% nickel on frame, VG grips, crisp action.

Antique  $ 695.

C502 COLT 1855 ‘ROOT’ POCKET REVOLVER, MODEL 2

Item # C502

C502  COLT 1855 ‘ROOT’ POCKET REVOLVER, MODEL 2 .28 Caliber. Generally fine+ overall cond with some bad storage spots on right side of the bbl. This area has been cleaned and is a thin blue gray coloration; approximately 75-80% shiny blue finish remains overall, generous case colors are visible on hammer and rammer, most all cylinder scene is visible. Fancy burled grips retain most all orig lacquer, crisp action.

Antique  $ 3,950.

C041 MEDIUM FRAME COLT PUMP ACTION RIFLE

Item # C041

C041  MEDIUM FRAME COLT PUMP ACTION RIFLE 32 Caliber 26 inch octagon barrel and full length mag tube. Correct sights including folding tang sight and buckhorn rear bbl sight. Wood has been lightly cleaned and is not undersized or sanded. Looks good. Rifle style buttplate. Bbl is mostly a plum/brown patina color. Receiver is semi-bright turning a plum/brown. Early 1st model open top style action.

Antique  $ 1,675.

C1134 COLT LIGHTNING SLIDE ACTION RIFLE IN CALIBER 44

Item # C1134

C1134 COLT LIGHTNING SLIDE ACTION RIFLE IN CALIBER 44 Standard configuration rifle with 26 inch round bbl, full magazine and rifle butt. This is a fine example with most of the beautiful Colt blue intact and most of the fire blue remaining on the screws. Looks just as good on the inside with a fantastic bore. Most original blue thinning remains on barrel and mag tube. Receiver has most original blue with a few spots of flaking and some slight oxidation. Case colors present on hammer. Crisp action. This is the later style with the smooth grip handle. Orig sights. Sharp markings. Some dings and handling mars on the wood. Originally an export gun with British proof marks. Very nice Colt Lightning rifle.

Antique  $ 4,375.

C1762 44 CALIBER COLT LIGHTNING RIFLE

Item # C1762

C1762  44 CALIBER COLT LIGHTNING RIFLE 26" round barrel chambered in 44 WCF caliber with full mag and rifle buttplate. This is a beautiful Colt with most blue remaining on the frame. Some light flaking. Bbl also retains nearly all blue as does the mag tube. Wood is excellent fitting on both upper and lower tang and the frame. The smooth type forearm is also very nice with a chip out of the top of the left side. Just a few usage dings. The outside looks great, but the inside is even better! Bright shiny nearly perfect bore!! This is a beautiful Colt rifle that anyone would be proud to own!

Antique  $ 4,500.

C1952 EARLY COLT LIGHTNING RIFLE

Item # C1952

C1952 EARLY COLT LIGHTNING RIFLE This Colt Lightning Rifle is a medium frame and is chambered in the very popular 44 WCF caliber. 26 inch octagon barrel with full length mag tube. Condition-wise this is a nice rifle with nearly all metal finish remaining. Some light age spots and a little wear here and there. The receiver does have a few scratches on it, and a bit worn down towards the bottom of the receiver. Wood matches the rest of the gun being as being very good. Fits well to the upper and lower tang and the buttplate. Forearm is just as nice. Bore on this gun would be in a very good range, shiny bore with light roughness. Good collectible colt!

Antique  $ 4,975.

C088 COLT 1ST SERIES WOODSMAN TARGET PISTOL

Item # C088

C088  COLT 1ST SERIES WOODSMAN TARGET PISTOL Cal 22 LR. 6-5/8" bbl with adjustable sights. Gun shows a good amount of blue with some spots of wear and freckling. 10-round mag is marked "Colt Woodsman Cal 22 LR". Checkered walnut grips show light wear. Great bore and crisp action.

Modern  $ 875.

C090 COLT PRE WOODSMAN TARGET PISTOL

Item # C090

C090  COLT PRE WOODSMAN TARGET PISTOL Cal 22 Standard Velocity only. 6-5/8" bbl with adjustable sights. 10-round magazine clip marked "Cal 22 Colt". Checkered walnut grips are in good condition with slight wear. Metal retains a good amount of a reblue finish. Good bore and nice action.

Modern  $ 750 sale pending.

C108A&B PAIR OF MAGNIFICENT CONSECUTIVE NUMBERED COLT SAA’S

Item # C108A&B

C108A&B  PAIR OF MAGNIFICENT CONSECUTIVE NUMBERED COLT SAA’S Cal 45 Long Colt. These revolvers are pictured on pages 478-481 of "The Art of the Gun: Magnificent Colts, Selections from the Robert M. Lee Collection Vol. II" by Lee and Wilson. Consecutive serial numbered and scroll engraved on most all metal surfaces. Cylinders are gold plated. Backstrap has "George Allen" engraved in script. Pearl grips. Completing the package is a Rhinestone encrusted rig made by "Nudies Rodeo Tailors" who have outfitted some of the best including Elvis Presley, Elton John, Gene Autry, Michael Jackson, Liberace, Glen Campbell, Ronald Reagan and Roy Rogers. Also included are 45 nickel plated cartridges. This is a very fine pair of custom revolvers that retain most of the gold and silver plating with just minor handling mars. Mechanics are crisp. Belt and holster are in excellent condition with just a few absent rhinestones. A stunning package to wear or collect!

Modern  $ 16,500 for the set.

C056 COLT 1883 DAMASCUS BARREL 10 GAUGE SXS

Item # C056

C056  COLT 1883 DAMASCUS BARREL 10 GAUGE SXS Hammerless solid rib SxS shotgun with single brass bead sight and double triggers. Choked improved modified and full. 14-1/4 LOP. Drop at comb is 2". Drop at heel is 3-5/8". 0 cast. Bbls retain a good portion of re-brown with some light wear at the muzzle. Frame shows traces of orig case colors with the balance being a grey color with some brown spotting. Basic engraving that extends to the trigger guard, break lever and forearm hardware. Wood is overall good with a repair at the wrist. Mechanics are good.

Antique  $ 2,775.

C039 COLT LEVER ACTION BURGESS RIFLE

Item # C039

C039  COLT LEVER ACTION BURGESS RIFLE Cal 44-40. Orig sights. Oct bbl and full length mag tube. VG shootable bore. Wood has a few dings and missing a few slivers by the lower tang which isn't real noticeable. Rifle style buttplate. Metal has some bad storage with some pitting on the receiver. Bbl is about 60-70% blue turning brown. Good markings and sharp corners. Nice functioning action. A scarce gun as only about 6000 of these were made. They were problematic and many were disposed of.

Antique  $ 3,995.

C027 COLT LIGHTNING BABY CARBINE

Item # C027

C027  COLT LIGHTNING BABY CARBINE Cal 44. 20" bbl, medium frame and carbine buttplate. Sights include standard blade front sight and ladder rear sight. Metal shows traces of blue in protected areas with the remainder having turned to a pleasing brown patina. Bore is fairly bright with somewhat rounded rifling, scattered pitting and a ring. There is just barely a shadow of the Rampant Colt on left side of the receiver. Wood has an old refinish and shows lots of use. Worn checkering on the two piece forearm. Complete with correct saddle ring and stud.

Antique  $ 2,100.

C1834 RARE NICKEL PLATED COLT LIGHTNING SRC

Item # C1834

C1834  RARE NICKEL PLATED COLT LIGHTNING SRC 20 inch round barrel with full mag. chambered in 38 WCF caliber. There is still traces of nickel but most has turned an antique plum/brown color. Has a VG+ bore. Bright shiny with good rifling. A couple of very light pitting spots towards the muzzle and a very slight amount of scattered roughness. Generally you don't find these bores nearly this good. A decent old Colt with an antique look to it.

Antique  $ 3,450.

C1090 COLT MEDIUM FRAME SRC

Item # C1090

C1090 COLT MEDIUM FRAME SRC Previously in the collection of Alberto de Quintana. I personally bought this gun from his great-great grandson along with the entire collection that was offered for sale. A family legend has it that Colt presented this to him personally while he was the Spain's acting Ambassador to Cuba. The gun is well documented with a lot of paperwork and guaranteed absolutely 100% authentic. Overall condition of the gun is approximately 75% blue starting to tone and plum to a brownish plum patina but still good blue showing. Bore has good rifling with scattered pits. Muted case colors remain on hammer. Original sights. Crisp action. Original wood has a few handling mars but generally VG+ with most varnish remaining. Complete with saddle ring and sling swivels. This is a historically significant gun.

Antique  $ 22,500.

C1782 COLT MEDIUM FRAME BABY CARBINE

Item # C1782

C1782  COLT MEDIUM FRAME BABY CARBINE Scarce 32-20 WCF caliber. Gun has excellent wood with standard 20 inch carbine configuration. Checkered forearm. All metal is a brown/plum patina. Some very fine pin prick pitting on the receiver. A few buggered screws. Original sights. Nice functioning action. Original saddle ring. The 32-20 is the rarest of all the baby carbines in the Colt line. This is an early first model with no dust cover. It has an interesting importers name inscribed on the top of the receiver. "Watson and Hancock". I believe this would have been done at the factory. English proof marks are evident on bbl and receiver. Still a nice example of an early baby carbine.

Antique  $ 4,100.

C1725 COLT LIGHTNING SRC

Item # C1725

C1725  COLT LIGHTNING SRC Awesome condition 44 WCF caliber medium frame Colt SRC with a 20 inch barrel and full mag. Nearly all bbl, receiver and mag tube blue remains. Receiver has a few scratches and saddle ring wear. Original sights. Crisp action. Some handling marks but VG overall cond. Smooth slide handle wood on the forearm. The bore matches the rest of the gun being VG cond. Still nice case colors on the hammer and Colt fire-blue still visible on the trigger. Sling swivels. Nice example that would fit into any gun collection!

Antique  $ 5,975.

C340 COLT LIGHTNING BABY SRC MEDIUM FRAME WITH BRITISH PROOFS

Item # C340

C340  COLT LIGHTNING BABY SRC MEDIUM FRAME WITH BRITISH PROOFS The Baby Carbines were one pound lighter than the standard version. 20 inch round barrel chambered in 44 WCF caliber with a VG bore. Original sights. 80% shiny blue on bbl and receiver, 60% blue on magazine-balance turning a plum/blue coloration. Muted case colors present on hammer. Near exc walnut stocks. Factory Letter confirms this gun was shipped to London, England. A real nice collectable Colt baby carbine.

Antique  $ 7,250.

C1954 COLT MODEL 1908 ENGRAVED PISTOL

Item # C1954

C1954  COLT MODEL 1908  ENGRAVED  PISTOL This superb vest pocket comes in original Colt wooden presentation case. The gun itself is possibly unfired. Engraved with nickel finish. The vest pocket was the smallest Colt semi-auto. Cal 25. Gun is equipped with Mother of Pearl grips. Nice little Colt!

Modern  $ 2,995.

C1930 COLT LIGHTNING REVOLVER

Item # C1930-27-741

C1930  COLT LIGHTNING REVOLVER This is the Model 1877 Lightning DA revolver in cal 38 Colt. This one has the scarce 6" bbl. A good looking gun with 85-90% blue on the bbl with light wear at the muzzle. On the left side of the muzzle there is light pitting which indicates it may have laid on something. The rest of the blue is all good and all markings are excellent. Nearly all blue on the cylinder with light wear at the high points. Still case colors visible on the frame and vivid fire blue remaining on the trigger and hammer. Hard rubber grips are in VG cond with no cracks or losses. Works in both single and double action modes. VG bore.

Modern  $ 2,875.

C083 COLT 1878 FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER

Item # C083

C083  COLT 1878 FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER Cal 44-40. 7-1/2" bbl, 6-shot fluted cylinder and hard rubber Rampant Colt grips. Traces of blue remains on bbl and frame with some very light pitting. Grips have light areas of wear. Lanyard ring . Good bore and nice action.

Modern  $ 1,975.

C028 COLT LIGHTNING SMALL FRAME RIFLE

Item # C028

C028  COLT LIGHTNING SMALL FRAME RIFLE Cal 22 RF. 24" oct bbl with standard sights and hard rubber buttplate. The elevator is missing from the rear sight. Metal retains a good amount of blue with some thinning and wear at the carry points. Some case color remains on the hammer. Good bore. Wood is overall in good condition with a chip out at the toe.

Antique  $ 1,175.

C043 SMALL FRAME COLT LIGHTNING RIFLE

Item # C043

C043  SMALL FRAME COLT LIGHTNING RIFLE Cal 22 RF. 24" oct bbl with standard sights and hard rubber buttplate. Metal retains a good amount of blue with some thinning and wear. Bore has visible rifling with light scattered roughness. Wood is overall in good condition.

Modern  $ 1,895.

C13 HISTORIC 44 CALIBER COLT BABY LIGHTNING SRC WITH IMPERIAL GERMAN MARKINGS

Item # C13

C13 HISTORIC 44 CALIBER COLT BABY LIGHTNING SRC WITH IMPERIAL GERMAN MARKINGS This gun is 1 of 6 that was used by the Kaiser's Home Guards. Others markings indicate the regiment and the soldier it was issued to. The Lightning Baby Carbine was 1 pound lighter than the Carbine. 20 inch barrel chambered in 44 Cal. with 95% original bbl blue, mag tube about the same with slight toning. Bright shiny bore. Traces of case color remain visible on the hammer. Receiver also has quite a lot of original blue turning to a plum patina. Crisp action. Wood very near excellent. Great little baby! Factory Letter.

Antique  $ 8,500.

C1632 PRE-WAR COLT WOODSMAN

Item # C1632

C1632  PRE-WAR COLT WOODSMAN Early 3-digit serial number 295. Overall gun is in excellent condition with 90% orig blue. Early nicely checkered walnut grips . Made in the first year of production.

Modern  $ 2,375.

C1885 COLT PRE-WOODSMAN

Item # C1885

C1885  COLT PRE-WOODSMAN This is a nice cond Colt semi-auto 22 in 29k serial range. It has the early features such as the thin bbl. Overall cond is very nice with 90-95% blue remaining. Orig wooden grips are in VG cond. Also does have the orig Colt magazine. Nice gun inside and out!

Modern  $ 1,295.

C1945 COLT 1860 ARMY PERCUSSION REVOLVER

Item # C1945-27-738

C1945  COLT 1860 ARMY PERCUSSION REVOLVER Typical 1860 showing it's age. This gun had probably some poor storage with some pitting on the bbl and cylinder. Looks like someone cleaned it years ago and put some sort of finish on it which has mostly worn off. 86k serial range. Numbers matching except for the wedge. Grips are pretty good cond with just a couple of light chips out. Fit is VG.

Antique  $ 1,595.

C1735 FACTORY DOCUMENTED GOLD AND SILVER PLATED HELFRICH ENGRAVED COLT SA

Item # C1735-27-716

C1735  FACTORY DOCUMENTED GOLD AND SILVER PLATED HELFRICH ENGRAVED COLT SA 7-1/2" bbl. 45 cal. Ivory grips. 56k serial range. Overall gun is in outstanding cond retaining a considerable amount of orig finish. Aged toning to the silver. Some loss to the gold especially to the hammer. Mechanical cond is excellent. Elaborately engraved with 3/4 coverage in beautifully done scroll work. Typical of Helfrich. Guaranteed all orig and complete with Factory Letter from the Colt Firearm Company as well as a Letter from R.L. Wilson. Just a Great gun!!

Antique  $ 85,000.

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