Colt Model 1878 Hammer Shotgun

10 gauge. 32" side-by-side barrel length. 13" length of pull. SN: 7688. Break-action shotgun with double triggers, double hammers, ribbed barrels, and fixed brass bead front sight. Browned or blued Damascus barrels, case hardened sidelock action, with checkered round knob semi pistol grip stock and forearm. Half-dollar sized wood replacement to left side of buttstock. Features manufacturer marks to both sides of side plates and to rib of barrel. 


Fair. bores are dark. Most of original finish has been replaced by a brown patina. Barrels have 4 indentations left and right barrels. Wood stock has scratches, losses, and dings overall. Checkering has worn smooth on forearm and part of grip. Action is functional. 

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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