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** London Address Colt 1878 Double Action Revolver

.45 LC. 5.5" barrel length. SN: 13774. Double action revolver with a fixed fluted 6-shot cylinder and notch and blade sights. Blued metal finish with black hard rubber or plastic grips. Markings include "COLT'S PT F.A. MFG CO. HARTFORD CT. U.S.A. DEPOT 14 PALL MALL LONDON." to top of barrel and Gunmaker's Comany of London "{crown}/v" and "{crown}/cp" inspection marks behind each cylinder flute. Cylinder gate and left grip strap are marked with number "997". There is also a small "S" marked under cylinder pin. Manufactured in 1885.  

Condition:

Fair. Bore is frosty. Finish has thinned overall and only scattered areas of original finish remain on sides of frame and barrel. Grips have loss to left side grip and light scratching to both overall. Action will need work. Cylinder spins freely and single action only rotates cylinder when item is pointed downward. Double action is also susceptible to locking when trying to pull trigger. Despite issues with the action, the cylinder lockup is still solid. 

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$688
11/17/2021

 

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