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COLT MODEL 1878 DOUBLE ACTION REVOLVER WITH COLT FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER ROLL DIED BARREL.

SN 32984. Cal. 44-40. 7-1/2″ bbl. Full blue finish. 2-pc hard rubber grips with Colt medallion. Bbl shows a 1-line address on top with “Colt Frontier Six Shooter” roll die mark on left side. Bbl is otherwise unmarked. Frame has a rampant Colt logo in a circle on left rear side, and is otherwise unmarked. Assembly no. “125” is stamped on loading gate and on lower left side of grip strap. SN is stamped on toe of butt in front of lanyard loop. Cyl has the last 3-digits of SN stamped on rear face between chambers, along with a “W” inspector mark. Left grip has last 3-digits of SN written in pencil. Right grip is not marked. Left grip also has “KS” scratched on inside. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Bbl retains 50-60% of orig blue finish that has flaked on top into a plumb-brown patina. Bbl address is sharp. Roll die mark on left side is sharp. Front sight is full-sized. Bore is frosty with strong rifling. Ejector rod housing shows 20-30% blue finish, with some light scratching and a few dents on outer edge. Frame retains 80% bright-blue finish drifting somewhat to a plumb-brown patina, especially on back and fore-strap of grip. Rampant Colt logo is sharp. Cyl retains 60-70% of blue finish drifting to a plumb-brown patina. Blueberry color is evident in flutes. Hammer shows a considerable amount of fire-blue on top and back, with polished sides. Trigger also shows a considerable amount of fire-blue. Grips are very good with sharp checkering, clear logo, and no brakes. A very nice example of a Colt Model 1878 Double Action Frontier Six Shooter made in 1893. 51007-1 (6,000-8,000) – Lot 2379

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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