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RARE COLT MODEL 1877 SHERIFF’S MODEL DA LIGHTNING REVOLVER. SN 48816. Cal. 38 Colt. Nickel finish with 3-1/2″ bbl, full front sight and 2-line address with crisp etched panel “COLT D.A. 38” on left side. Left side of frame has 3-line patent dates and the left rear web of trigger guard has the caliber marking. Mounted with 2-pc rampant Colt hard rubber grips matching numbered to this revolver. SN was observed in usual places on frame, trigger guard, buttstrap & inide grips. Last three digits of matching SN are on rear face of cyl. All screws, trigger and edges of hammer are beautifully fire blued. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Very fine to extremely fine, all matching including cyl & grips, probably unfired. Overall retains about all of its orig factory finish with strong bright nickel, lightly freckled on frame; screws & trigger retain virtually all of their bright fire blue with the hammer retaining about all of its brilliant fire blue on edges, polished bright on sides; cyl has some minor flaking around rear edge with some minor freckling in one area; grips are sound showing moderate high point wear and very light diamond point wear. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bore. 4-44732 JR284 (3,000-5,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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