Colt House Model Spurtrigger Revolver

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military / Hand Guns - Revolvers Start Price:500.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD
Colt House Model Spurtrigger Revolver
Auction Location:

16600 Aston Street
Irvine, CA
Colt House Model Spurtrigger Revolver, #8487, .41 RF cal., 2-1/2'' barrel, brass frame, with walnut bird's head grips. Mfg'd 1875. Top of barrel marked ''Colt's House Pistol/Hartford, CT. USA''. Sighting groove in frame marked ''Pat. Sep. 19, 1871''. Caliber designation above and forward the trigger on left side. Condition is excellent retaining approx. 85% thinning original factory blue to barrel and cylinder. Hammer shows 92%+ muted niter-blue with thinning in actioning areas. Screw heads have mostly gone bright. Brass with light patina and crisp edges. Sideplate fits tightly and is lightly marked ''45'' just forward of hammer screw. Grips with very light pressure dings and thinning to varnish at high edges. Action is tight and crisp, bore is excellent, with minor deformation to knurling on cylinder arbor. A beautiful old Colt showing little wear, light use, and being nearly 140 years old. Est.: $1,000-$1,500. (Antique)