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Colt US stamped Single Action 1st Model Revolver

This is an exceptional US issued single action revolver serial number 115992, made in 1885, all matching numbers except for loading gate and the cylinder, in .45 caliber. The gun has a 7.5 inch barrel, and is correctly proof-marked DFC throughout, with the added letter “L” on the front of the frame. The grips have inspector’s cartouches on both sides, although the right grip’s cartouche is partially obscured. The letters GA are also stamped into the right grip. Dimensions: 7.5 inch barrel, 14 inches long overall. Processing and shipping with in the continental U.S. $40.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance. 

 

Condition:

Very good plus overall, with a smooth grey finish with traces of blue on the trigger guard, on the barrel, and on the ejector rod housing. The action is superb, crisp and tight. The grips have a number of minor dents, but are sound, well-marked, and original.Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions.  

 

Estimate: $2,500 - $5,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$3,146
05/21/2020

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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. Methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments. Please note we do not accept credit cards.  21% buyer's premium for this auction through witherells.com.