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Antique Colt 1877 Lightning Double Action Revolver

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:300.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Antique Colt 1877 Lightning Double Action Revolver
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Antique Colt Model 1877 ''Lightning'' Double Action Revolver, #84997, .38 Colt CF cal., 3.5'' round barrel made without ejector, marked with maker's name and address in two lines at top, and ''Colt D.A. .38'' at left; long-fluted round cylinder; solid frame with sighting-groove topstrap and right-side hinged loading gate (batch-marked ''986''), marked with three-line patent dates and encircled ''Rampant Colt'' logo at lower left; steel gripstraps have the distinctive ''bird's head'' profile; finely checkered two-piece black hard rubber grips with the ''Rampant Colt'' in an oval relief panel at top. Mfg'd 1891. Condition is very good+. Barrel and gripstraps retain approx. 75% original deep blue; cylinder retains blue in flutes (all with scattered light etching/marks); frame has bright case colors; hammer and trigger show bright fire-blue. Grips are solid and fit well, with lightly worn checkering and details. Action is smooth; bore is bright with sharp rifling and scattered etching. Est.: $600-$800. (Antique)