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The first great firearms sale of the decade.
An encyclopedic selection of Colts, Winchesters, U.S. and German Military, Sporting Arms, 19th Century American Arms, & Americana.
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Matching Cased Engraved Hughes Self Extracting Double Action Revolver151 - Matching Cased Engraved Hughes Self Extracting Double Action Revolver
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The top strap is marked "HUGHES'S IMPROVED/SELF EXTRACTING/REVOLVER No. 8017". The frame, barrel lug, trigger guard, and grip straps f...
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,750.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00) x 1 = 1,500.00
 
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Collector's Lot of Two Webley & Scott Royal Irish Constabulary Double Action Revolvers152 - Collector's Lot of Two Webley & Scott Royal Irish Constabulary Double Action Revolvers
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Factory/model markings on left side of frame with a pair of British proofs on the barrel and British proofs on the cylinder flutes. The top strap is m
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Estimates : 1,100.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00) x 1 = 1,300.00
 
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Scarce 1878 Mauser "Zig-Zag" Pistol153 - Scarce 1878 Mauser "Zig-Zag" Pistol
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This is a fine example of a very scarce Mauser Model 1878, revolver in 11mm. The revolver was nick-named "Zig-Zag" because of the inclined...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00) x 1 = 2,750.00
 
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Unique British Self Extracting Double Action Revolver154 - Unique British Self Extracting Double Action Revolver
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No maker markings but appears to be based on the Hill patent self extracting revolver with the unique spring loaded ejector. British proofs are presen
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Estimates : 1,600.00 - 2,750.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) x 1 = 800.00
 
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Collector's Lot of Two English Double Action Revolvers155 - Collector's Lot of Two English Double Action Revolvers
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The top strap is marked "THOMAS BLAND & SONS/2 KING WILLIAM STREET/WEST STRAND LONDON" and the right side of the barrel is marked &quo...
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Estimates : 1,100.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (1,700.00) x 1 = 1,700.00
 
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V&R Blakemore London Marked William Tranter Patent Model 1878 Double Action Army Revolver with Unit 156 - V&R Blakemore London Marked William Tranter Patent Model 1878 Double Action Army Revolver with Unit
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The top barrel flat is stamped "V&R BLAKEMORE LONDON", with "W. TRANTER/PATENT" on the right side of the frame. The right fr...
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Estimates : 1,400.00 - 2,250.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00) x 1 = 1,400.00
 
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Rigby & Co. Dublin Marked Tranter Patent Double Action Revolver157 - Rigby & Co. Dublin Marked Tranter Patent Double Action Revolver
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The left frame side is stamped "W. TRANTER/PATENT" and the top barrel flat is marked "JNO. RIGBY & CO. SUFFOLK ST. DUBLIN". ...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00) x 1 = 1,300.00
 
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Collector's Lot of Two Webley & Scott Double Action Revolvers158 - Collector's Lot of Two Webley & Scott Double Action Revolvers
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The top strap is marked "HARKON & SON/30 GEORGE ST. EDINBURGH". The left side of the frame has the model marking and W&S winged bu...
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Estimates : 950.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00) x 1 = 1,600.00
 
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Swiss Model 1882 Double Action Revolver with Stock Attachment Slot159 - Swiss Model 1882 Double Action Revolver with Stock Attachment Slot
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Used by the Swiss military from 1882 to as late as 1950. The grooved walnut grips on this revolver indicate that it was a later production model while
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Estimates : 850.00 - 1,100.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) x 1 = 800.00
 
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Pryse No. 1 Double Action Revolver with Charles Lancaster Agent Marking160 - Pryse No. 1 Double Action Revolver with Charles Lancaster Agent Marking
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The left side of the barrel lug is marked "THE/CARTRIDGE/BRAND" above a profile of a cartridge. The solid rib is marked "CHARLES LANC...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 950.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (850.00) x 1 = 850.00
 
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Scarce Webley & Scott Model 1913 Semi-Automatic Pistol161 - Scarce Webley & Scott Model 1913 Semi-Automatic Pistol
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This is a scarce Webley & Scott Model 1913 pistol which was developed in conjunction with the British government and adopted as the Model 1913 M...
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Estimates : 2,750.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,500.00) x 1 = 2,500.00
 
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Collector's Lot of Two Webley & Scott Double Action Revolvers162 - Collector's Lot of Two Webley & Scott Double Action Revolvers
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The top strap is marked "P. WEBLEY & SON/LONDON & BIRMINGHAM", with the W&S winged bullet logo and model markings on the left ...
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Estimates : 850.00 - 1,300.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00) x 1 = 1,100.00
 
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Webley & Scott Single Shot Pistol163 - Webley & Scott Single Shot Pistol
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The top of the barrel has the two line address with the caliber marking on the left side. The right side of the frame has the W&S winged bullet ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 900.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (550.00) x 1 = 550.00
 
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Two Webley & Scott Semi-Automatic Pistols164 - Two Webley & Scott Semi-Automatic Pistols
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Around 10,000 Model 1913 MK IN pistols were manufactured for the Royal Navy. This example is British proofed with the number "2" stamped o...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,750.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00) x 1 = 2,000.00
 
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Bland & Sons Double Action Self Extracting Army Revolver165 - Bland & Sons Double Action Self Extracting Army Revolver
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The left side of the frame is marked "T. BLAND SELF EXTRACTING ARMY REVOLVER" and the right side is marked "455 GAUGE". The top ...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,250.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00) x 1 = 2,750.00
 
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Exceptional Inscribed, Presentation, Colt New Army Double Action Revolver with Picture Carton and Fa166 - Exceptional Inscribed, Presentation, Colt New Army Double Action Revolver with Picture Carton and Fa
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Colt New Army DA revolver with Colt factory letter that states it was shipped to M. Hartley & Company, New York, New York, on June 11, 1901. The...
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Estimates : 6,500.00 - 8,500.00
Sold to floor for (5,500.00) x 1 = 5,500.00
 
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Excellent Colt Army Special Revolver with Rare Ideal Shoulder Stock/Holster167 - Excellent Colt Army Special Revolver with Rare Ideal Shoulder Stock/Holster
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Manufactured in 1911, this Colt Army Special revolver is fitted with a rare attachable shoulder stock/holster. These stocks fit all Colt large frame r
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,500.00 - 5,500.00
Sold to floor for (5,000.00) x 1 = 5,000.00
 
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Excellent Colt Model 1889 Double Action Revolver168 - Excellent Colt Model 1889 Double Action Revolver
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This revolver was manufactured circa 1894 and was a historically important model for Colt. This model was the first double action revolver that Colt p
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Estimates : 3,750.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,750.00) x 1 = 3,750.00
 
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British Retailer Marked Colt Police Positive Double Action Revolver with Case169 - British Retailer Marked Colt Police Positive Double Action Revolver with Case
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Manufactured in 1911, this pre-WWI Police Positive Revolver has British proofs on the barrel, frame, and cylinder flutes. The top strap has a retailer
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,400.00 - 2,250.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00) x 1 = 1,000.00
 
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Outstanding Pre-War Colt Pocket Positive Double Action Revolver with Original Box170 - Outstanding Pre-War Colt Pocket Positive Double Action Revolver with Original Box
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Manufactured in 1937, with blade front and notch rear sights. Barrel marked "POCKET/ POSITIVE. -32 POLICE CTG" on the left side, with two ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,300.00 - 1,900.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00) x 1 = 2,250.00
 
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Excellent Pre-War Colt Police Positive Double Action Revolver with Box171 - Excellent Pre-War Colt Police Positive Double Action Revolver with Box
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Manufactured in 1931. Standard two line Hartford address/patent dates on top of barrel, with model and caliber marking on left side. The Rampant Colt
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 850.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) x 1 = 800.00
 
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Two Boxed Colt Detective Special 1st Issue Double Action Revolvers172 - Two Boxed Colt Detective Special 1st Issue Double Action Revolvers
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Manufactured in 1965. Blade front and rear notch sight with two inch barrel marked with standard "Detective Special 32 Colt N.P. CTG" on o...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00) x 1 = 2,250.00
 
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Two Colt Double Action Revolvers173 - Two Colt Double Action Revolvers
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Manufactured in 1963. Standard markings and checkered grips with Rampant Colt medallions. Comes with a Colt "wood grain" box numbered to t...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,600.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (900.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Rare Factory Fitz Cutaway Colt Detective Special Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter174 - Rare Factory Fitz Cutaway Colt Detective Special Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter
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This is an excellent example of a factory Fitz Special 1st Issue Colt Detective Special revolver. These so-called Fitz-Gerald Specials were hide away
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,500.00 - 5,500.00
Sold to floor for (5,500.00) x 1 = 5,500.00
 
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Collector's Lot of Two Colt Police Positive Special Double Action Revolvers in Different Calibers175 - Collector's Lot of Two Colt Police Positive Special Double Action Revolvers in Different Calibers
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Manufactured in 1919 with a smooth trigger, checkered hammer, blade front and frame notch rear sights, and fitted with checkered hard rubber grips wit
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (900.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Rare Colt Bankers Special Double Action Revolver in 22 Long Rifle176 - Rare Colt Bankers Special Double Action Revolver in 22 Long Rifle
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Manufactured in 1934. This easily concealable design chambered in the scarce 22 long rifle, features blade front and notch rear sights with the barrel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,250.00 - 3,250.00
Sold to floor for (2,750.00) x 1 = 2,750.00
 
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Collector's Lot of Two Colt Double Action Revolvers177 - Collector's Lot of Two Colt Double Action Revolvers
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Manufactured in 1963. This Revolver has a serrated trigger, checkered hammer, Patridge front sight, adjustable notch rear sight, serrated back strap,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,800.00) x 1 = 1,800.00
 
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Collector's Lot of Two Colt Detective Special Double Action Revolvers178 - Collector's Lot of Two Colt Detective Special Double Action Revolvers
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This revolver was manufactured in 1975 with a smooth trigger, serrated hammer, ramp front and notch rear sights, and fitted with checkered walnut grip
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,400.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00) x 1 = 1,000.00
 
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Scarce 45 Auto Caliber Pre-War Colt Shooting Master Target Revolver with Factory Letter179 - Scarce 45 Auto Caliber Pre-War Colt Shooting Master Target Revolver with Factory Letter
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This is a scarce example of a 45 auto caliber Colt Shooting Master Target Revolver. The accompanying factory letter confirms the serial number, calibe
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,750.00
Sold to floor for (4,750.00) x 1 = 4,750.00
 
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Collector's Lot of One Blue and One Nickel Colt Detective Special Double Action Revolvers180 - Collector's Lot of One Blue and One Nickel Colt Detective Special Double Action Revolvers
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This revolver was manufactured in 1975 with a smooth trigger, serrated hammer, ramp front and frame notch rear sights and fitted with checkered walnut
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00) x 1 = 1,300.00
 
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Collector's Lot Two Colt Double Action Revolvers181 - Collector's Lot Two Colt Double Action Revolvers
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Manufactured in 1909 with the standard markings and checkered grips featuring Rampant Colt medallions. BBL: 6 inch round Stock: Gauge: 32-20
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (850.00) x 1 = 850.00
 
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Collector's Lot of Two Pre-War Colt Officer's Model Double Action Revolvers182 - Collector's Lot of Two Pre-War Colt Officer's Model Double Action Revolvers
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Manufactured in circa 1946/47. Target sights, standard barrel address and caliber markings, and Rampant Colt with stylized "C" stamped on ...
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00) x 1 = 1,600.00
 
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Collector's Lot of Two Colt Double Action Revolvers183 - Collector's Lot of Two Colt Double Action Revolvers
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Manufactured in 1907 with standard two line Hartford address/patent dates (1884-1895) on top of the barrel, caliber marking on left barrel side, the c
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (850.00) x 1 = 850.00
 
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Colt Bankers Special Double Action Revolver in 22 LR184 - Colt Bankers Special Double Action Revolver in 22 LR
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Manufactured circa 1934 in the desirable 22 caliber. The barrel is marked on the left with "22 BANKERS/SPECIAL" and the two line address, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,300.00 - 1,900.00
Sold to floor for (1,500.00) x 1 = 1,500.00
 
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Colt Detective Special Double Action Revolver185 - Colt Detective Special Double Action Revolver
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Manufactured in 1972. Barrel shows the two line Hartford address and model/caliber markings, while the frame is marked with the Rampant Colt. Orange h
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 950.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (750.00) x 1 = 750.00
 
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Collector's Lot of Two Colt Police Positives in Different Calibers and Barrel Lengths186 - Collector's Lot of Two Colt Police Positives in Different Calibers and Barrel Lengths
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This revolver was manufactured in 1915 with a smooth trigger, checkered hammer, beaded blade adjustable height front and windage adjustable notch rear
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (950.00) x 1 = 950.00
 
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Collector's Lot of Two Boxed Colt Police Positive Double Action Revolvers187 - Collector's Lot of Two Boxed Colt Police Positive Double Action Revolvers
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This revolver was manufactured in 1950 and has standard Colt markings with the single line Hartford address on the right side of the barrel and &quo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,400.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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Collector's Lot of Two Colt Double Action Revolvers188 - Collector's Lot of Two Colt Double Action Revolvers
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Manufactured in 1966. Standard barrel and frame markings. Blade front and groove rear sights, and fitted with two-piece checkered Colt medallion grips
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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Excellent Colt New Service Double Action Revolver189 - Excellent Colt New Service Double Action Revolver
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This revolver was manufactured in 1920 with a smooth trigger, checkered hammer, blade front with a frame notch rear sights, casehardened lanyard loop
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,750.00
Sold to floor for (3,250.00) x 1 = 3,250.00
 
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Colt Detective Special Double Action Revolver with Box190 - Colt Detective Special Double Action Revolver with Box
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This revolver was manufactured in 1960 and has a serrated trigger, serrated hammer, blade front and frame notch rear sights, and is fitted with checke
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,100.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (800.00) x 1 = 800.00
 
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Collector's Lot of Two Colt Police Positive Double Action Revolvers191 - Collector's Lot of Two Colt Police Positive Double Action Revolvers
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Manufactured in 1923 this revolver has a smooth trigger, checkered hammer, blade front and frame notch rear sights, and fitted with checkered hard rub
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (950.00) x 1 = 950.00
 
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Collector's Lot of Two Colt Double Action Revolvers192 - Collector's Lot of Two Colt Double Action Revolvers
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Manufactured in 1940 with a checkered trigger, checkered hammer, blade front and frame notch rear sights and fitted with checkered walnut grips with C
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,400.00 - 1,900.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00) x 1 = 1,400.00
 
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Collector's Lot of Two Colt Police Positive Double Action Revolvers with Different Barrel Lengths an193 - Collector's Lot of Two Colt Police Positive Double Action Revolvers with Different Barrel Lengths an
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This revolver was manufactured in 1922 with a smooth trigger, checkered hammer, blade front and frame notch rear sights and fitted with checkered hard
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00) x 1 = 1,000.00
 
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Collector's Lot of Two Colt Double Action Revolvers194 - Collector's Lot of Two Colt Double Action Revolvers
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Manufactured circa 1933. Pinned front sight with adjustable rear sight. Top of the barrel is marked with the two-line Hartford address/patent dates, a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (850.00) x 1 = 850.00
 
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Rare 3 Inch Barrel Colt Detective Special Double Action Revolver195 - Rare 3 Inch Barrel Colt Detective Special Double Action Revolver
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This revolver was manufactured circa 1969 with the scarce 3 inch configuration. The barrel is marked with the standard "DETECTIVE SPECIAL/.38 S...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00) x 1 = 1,100.00
 
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Unique Colt 357 Model Double Action Revolver196 - Unique Colt 357 Model Double Action Revolver
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This unusual Colt 357 double action revolver was manufactured in 1959 and features a blade front sight without the usual ramp and a fixed notch frame
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,100.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00) x 1 = 1,300.00
 
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Collector's Lot of Two Colt Police Positives in Different Calibers and Barrel Lengths197 - Collector's Lot of Two Colt Police Positives in Different Calibers and Barrel Lengths
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Manufactured in 1920. This revolver has a smooth trigger, checkered hammer, blade front and frame notch rear sights, and is fitted with checkered hard
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to floor for (850.00) x 1 = 850.00
 
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Two Colt Double Action Revolvers198 - Two Colt Double Action Revolvers
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Introduced in 1953. The revolver features the standard barrel markings and Rampant Colt frame. Equipped with a ramped front sight and adjustable rear
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,300.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00) x 1 = 1,000.00
 
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Collector's Lot of Two Colt Double Action Revolvers199 - Collector's Lot of Two Colt Double Action Revolvers
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This example was manufactured in 1951 and has the two line Hartford address on the right side of the barrel with the left side marked "DETECTIV...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00) x 1 = 1,100.00
 
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Custom Engraved Wilkinson London Retailer Marked Colt New Service Double Action Target Revolver with200 - Custom Engraved Wilkinson London Retailer Marked Colt New Service Double Action Target Revolver with
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Manufactured in 1905. A scroll engraving is featured on the frame with wedges of scrollwork on the breech end of the barrel and on the front of the cy
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 950.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00) x 1 = 1,400.00
 
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