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2302
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*LOT OF SIX COLT THIRD MODEL “THUER” STANDARD VARIATION SINGLE SHOT DERRINGERS.

1) COLT #3 DERINGER. SN 22639. Cal. 41 RF. Bbl is 2-1/2″ having British proof marks. Blue finish bbl with silver finished brass frame. 2-pc birdshead walnut grips are numbered to gun. PROVENANCE: The Dr. Robert G. Cox Estate Collection. CONDITION: Overall very good. Bbl retains a small amount of orig blue. Fading to patina. Frame has 75% silver finish having spots of dark tarnish. Grips have moderately worn finish with scattered handling marks. Good mechanics. Bore is dark with scattered pitting. C&R 2) COLT NO 3 DERINGER. SN 44681. Cal. 41 RF. Bbl is 2-1/2″ with British proof marks. Blued bbl with nickeled frame. Grips strap near butt is stamped “47”. 2-pc walnut birdshead grips are numbered to gun. PROVENANCE: The Dr. Robert G. Cox Estate Collection. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl has small amount of blue blending with patina. Frame retains 80% nickel finish. Grips show moderate wear with gouge on right side. Pitted bore. 3) COLT NO 3 DERINGER. SN 39570. Cal. 41 RF. 2-1/2″ bbl with British proof marks. Orig finish was blue bbl with nickeled frame. 2-pc walnut birdshead grips. PROVENANCE: The Dr. Robert G. Cox Estate Collection. CONDITION: Very good overall. Bbl shows traces of blue with balance fading to patina. Brass frame has mellow mustard color with no remaining nickel. Grips show light wear. Good mechanics. Bore is good with lightly worn rifling. 4) COLT NO 3 DERINGER. SN 9401. Cal. 41 RF. Bbl is 2-1/4″. High spur hammer. Full nickel finish. 2-pc birdshead pearl grips. PROVENANCE: The Dr. Robert G. Cox Estate Collection. CONDITION: Fair. Bbl & brass frame retain 30% nickel finish. Bbl has scattered light pitting. Grips show light wear with area of discoloration along backstrap. Properly functioning action, screws heads show distortion. Pitted bore. 5) COLT NO 3 DERINGER. SN 2308. Cal. 41 RF. 2-1/4″ bbl. Full nickel finish. 2-pc walnut birdshead grips are numbered to gun. Inside of right hand grip has owner added pencil markings “LWB / Oct 1885″. PROVENANCE: The Dr. Robert G. Cox Estate Collection. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl & brass frame retain 60% nickel. Grips have worn finish. Good action. Dark bore with areas of pitting. 6) COLT NO 3 DERINGER. SN 4478. Cal. 41 RF. Bbl is 2-1/2”. High spur hammer. Orig finish was blued bbl with silver plated brass frame. 2-pc birdshead walnut grips. PROVENANCE: The Dr. Robert G. Cox Estate Collection. CONDITION: Fair. Bbl has faded to gray with spots of pitting. Brass frame has mellowed mustard color with traces of nickel. Grips show heavy wear. Collapsed trigger return spring preventing action from cocking properly. Pitted bore. 50582-49, 50582-87, 50582-88, 50582-89, 50582-90, 50582-91 DS (2,000-2,750) – Lot 2302

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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