Merz Antique Firearms ~ Catalog of Old Guns and Related Items
COLT WOODSMAN FIRST SERIES
Item # C1423
This Woodsman is equipped with 4-1/2" bbl. Serial range 138k. Bbl and frame retain about 80+% blue. Some wear on the forward portion of the frame handle and some wear on the back of the pistol grip. Slide has light wear at high points. Excellent bore. Original two-tone magazine. Very nice collectable/usable Colt.
Modern $ 735.
6-1/2 INCH BBL COLT WOODSMAN FIRST SERIES
Item # C1422
Somewhat early gun in the 79k range. Nearly all original blue remains with the exception of some flaking where the gun is marked "The Woodsman" and of course the inevitable light wear at the muzzle. Very nice gun with excellent bore!
Modern $ 725.
EXCEPTIONAL COLT WOODSMAN FIRST SERIES
Item # C1421
Modern $ 875.
CASED DELUXE ENGRAVED COLT 1855 PERCUSSION REVOLVER
Item # C1620
Second model Root with orig 3-1/2" full oct bbl. 28 cal. Gun is in fine condition with quite elaborate engraving by Gustave Young. He was one of the premier engravers of the 19th Century. Orig wood grips show a minimum amount of wear. The case is complete with correct orig flask bearing the eagle on each side. Correct brass bullet mold. Cap tins. Nice brown velor lining shows minimal wear. The rest of the case is VG with only a few light handling mars. Overall gun has 50-60% orig blue starting to thin and plum out in some areas. Crisp sharp good looking early second model Deluxe engraved Colt Root. Beautiful!
Antique $ 11,500.
COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY 2ND GEN
Item # C570
45 cal. 5-1/2" bbl. Good looking gun with most case colors remaining, dimmed slightly. Most bbl blue remains with only slight muzzle wear. Grips are excellent condition. Bore is VG+. Nice crisp action. Cylinder blue has the typical cylinder line and light scratching to the surface. Backstrap,also, has slightly worn blue. Very nice Colt!
Modern $ 2,295.
COLT WOODSMAN FIRST SERIES
Item # C1420
This fine little 22 has a 4" bbl. 183k range. Overall VG condition. Light wear of blue at muzzle. Light flaking in serial number area. Couple of very light storage spots. Grips are excellent. Very nice little 22 semi-auto. Comes with 2 clips.
Modern $ 775.
BEAUTIFUL HIGH CONDITION DELUXE FACTORY ENGRAVED LONDON NAVY
Item # C1450
This gun features a very elaborate deluxe relief style engraving on the frame, back part of the bbl lug, muzzle, trigger guard and the bottom of the grip. The Colt patent markings on the side of the frame are done in a flowing banner style. The back shields of the frame have floral motif. Quite striking! Gun also features the typical 1 marking on the bottom of the frame and on the bottom of the grip strap indicating it is a specially produced gun intended for engraving. 42,XXX serial range with all matching numbers. Retains virtually all of the cylinder scene. Dlx grips are quite stunning with virtually all the high gloss piano finish lacquer remaining. There were a number of London model 1851 Navy revolvers in the 42000 serial range that were unsold at the time that the Civil War was developing in this country about 1860-1861. I believe this gun was returned to the US. The reason is because it appears to have some Civil War markings on the bottom of the grip such as "Company D 1862" and on the right heel is scratched " J K 22 MI". Beautifully cased in an English style case featuring the original cleaning rod, nipple tool, loading tool, Colt Navy flask by James Dickson as well as a percussion cap box. The case is lined with red velour and in near excellent condition. Showing only a minimal amount of handling. Gun retains a considerable amount of high gloss polished blue finish on the bbl as well as on the cylinder. The trigger guard is of iron which all the London Navy were made of and retains a considerable amount of silver plate. Traces of case colors on the frame and the engraving is fantastic. One of the fanciest Colts I think I have seen. Excellent plus inside and out. Hard to beat.
Antique $ 29,000.
ENGRAVED COLT MODEL 1908 VEST POCKET PISTOL
Item # C1504
This superb specimen comes in original Colt wooden presentation case. The gun itself is possibly unfired. Engraved with nickel finish. The vest pocket was the smallest Colt semi-auto. Cal 25. Gun is equipped with Mother of Pearl grips. Nice little Colt!
Modern $ 2,975.
COLT MEDIUM FRAME BABY CARBINE IN SCARCE CALIBER 32-20
Item # C1613
Original sights. Mint bore. Original wood is excellent with most varnish remaining and some very light mars. Overall gun is excellent+ with 90-99% bright bbl and mag blue and 98% original nickel remaining on the frame and buttplate which has turned a soft patina. No signs of polishing. The Rampant Colt is quite visible. Excellent plus inside and out. Complete with original saddle ring. Very hard to find a baby carbine in 32-20 cal.
Antique $ 8,500.
HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT COLT DOUBLE ACTION REVOLVER
Item # C1673
This gun belonged to East Chicago Policeman Captain Timothy O'Neil who was credited for killing public enemy number one, John Dillinger. This gun is well documented with a Colt Factory Letter as well as numerous letters from individuals such as J. Edgar Hoover and other public officials commending O'Neil for the taking down of Dillinger. Also,O' Neil's scrapbook with newspaper clippings and career achievements accompanies this revolver. A very collectable item!! The gun is in very good condition with about 75% original finish remaining.
Modern $ 45,000.
COLT 7 SHOT 22 CALIBER OPEN TOP REVOLVER
Item # C1451
This gun is elaborately engraved with an interesting pattern. Retains about 75% of the original nickel. The engraving is cut through to the brass frame. Gives it some nice highlights. Original walnut grips retain about 90% varnish. Receiver and bbl retain 75-80 perent original nickel. Nice crisp sharp gun with a slight minor problem with the cylinder rotation. Needs a little adjustment.
Antique $ 1375.
COLT FIRST GENERATION REVOLVER
Item # C1676
Cal 44-40. Marked on the side of the bbl is " Colt Frontier Six Shooter". It has the 2-line bbl address. Excellent mechanics. Appears to have a VG shootable bore. Metal is VG with good markings and considerable traces of original finish starting to turn dark. Traces of case color. Original walnut grips have been checkered and someone has inlaid an ivory star in the top corner of the grips. Looks good. Nice crisp action.
Modern $ 3,250.
COLT NEW HOUSE SPUR TRIGGER REVOLVER
Item # C1452
Cal 38. Very nice functioning action. Original walnut grips show some use but still retain a considerable amount of original varnish. Overall metal VG+ with about 95% original bright nickel. Some flaking. Sharp markings. Fine bore. Nice clean little gun.
Antique $ 1,275.
COLT SINGLE ACTION REVOLVER
Item # C1669
First generation cal 44-40. 7-1/2" bbl. Marked on the side of the bbl is " Colt Frontier Six Shooter". Very nice crisp action. VG+ bore. Original Eagle grips show a fair amount of use but still VG condition. Overall metal is VG with sharp markings and about 20% original blue. Traces of case color turning dark. Nice crisp action. Excellent markings. Complete with early slim jim style single action holster. Nice rig. Should make an excellent shooter. All matching numbers.
Modern $ 3,750.
49 COLT POCKET PERCUSSION REVOLVER
Item # C1657
Features a 4" oct bbl. All matching numbers including the wedge and cylinder. Original wood grips show some oil soaking but still retain traces of varnish. Metal shows VG traces of original finish with the balance turning a plum/brown patina. One screw on the side of the frame is boogered up and should be replaced. The rest are fine. About 75% of the cylinder scene still visible. Sharp corners and excellent markings. Action does not rotate properly. May need return spring. As is.
Antique $ 975.
1851 COLT PERCUSSION NAVY REVOLVER
Item # C1655
All matching numbers except for the loading lever. Looks like it has been on there forever. Cylinder pin is numbered correctly and so is the cylinder. Overall gun is in VG condition with sharp corners and very nice markings. Crisp action. Original wood grips show a fair amount of use but still in very good serviceable condition. Good traces of cylinder scene. Fair bore.
Antique $ 1,775.
COLT SECOND GENERATION REVOLVER
Item # C1654
7-1/2" bbl. Cal 45. Excellent bore. Original grips show no signs of use. Very minor drag line on the cylinder. Trigger guard and backstrap retain about 75% original blue. Case colors on receiver have dimmed slightly but still retain about 75-80% bright colors. VG blue on cylinder and bbl.
Modern $ 2,450.
COLT SECOND GEN SINGLE ACTION
Item # C1671
Cal 38 special. 5-1/2" bbl. Very nice fitting stag horn grips. Gun is in excellent condition with nearly all finish remaining. Very slight drag line on the cylinder. Crisp tight action. Vivid case colors. Backstrap and trigger guard retain about 75% thinning blue.
Modern $ 2,650.
COLT SECOND GENERATION REVOLVER
Item # C1672
7-1/2" bbl. Cal 38 special. Original grips. Accompanying the gun is the Colt single action army book and other documents. Mechanical condition is excellent. Overall gun is very near excellent with about 98% original bright blue and pleasing vivid case colors. Very slight drag line on the cylinder. Good looking gun!
Modern $ 2,775.
COLT LIGHTNING REVOLVER
Item # C1681
4-1/2" bbl. Cal 38. Good bore. VG markings. VG functioning action. Mother of Pearl grips fit very well. Some cracking and minor chipping. All matching numbers. Retains about 60% original dull nickel. Not a bad looking gun.
Antique $ 795 sale pending.
COLT FIRST GENERATION SINGLE ACTION
Item # C1680
Cal 38-40. 4-3/4" bbl. VG bbl markings and VG bore as well. Mechanical condition VG. Wood grips may have been replaced. Overall gun looks so-so. It was probably chromed a long time ago. Retains about 95% of the chrome. Sharp corners and good markings. Should make a good shooter.
Modern $ 1,475.
COLT 45 CALIBER
Item # C1674
4-3/4" bbl. Early black powder frame. Gun has what they call "pawn shop" engraving on it which is a series of dots all over. Good finish with about 75% nickel. Could be re nickel. Nice crisp action. Good bore. Light bbl address and good frame address. Has a pair of mismatched ivory grips. Quite yellow on one side and heavily checked on the other but don't look too bad.
Antique $ 1,975.
COLT FIRST GEN 45 CALIBER
Item # C1677
4-3/4" bbl. 220k serial range. All matching numbers. Light bbl markings. Markings on the frame are also light. Retains about 20% of an old nickel finish. Fine pair of Mother of Pearl grips. Very nice mechanics. Fairly decent shootable bore.
Modern $ 1,650.
COLT SINGLE ACTION
Item # C1670
45 cal. 5-1/2" bbl. Beautiful Mother of Pearl grips fit fairly well. May not be correct to the gun but fit decent. Mechanics is VG+. Fine bore. Overall metal has been re finished quite some time ago and still retains about 90% of the re blue. No markings on the frame. All matching numbers. Should make a good shooter.
Modern $ 1,475sold.
COLT 41 CALIBER
Item # C1667
4-3/4" bbl. Good bore. Good bbl address. Nice markings overall. Original grips are generally good. One could be a replacement. Overall gun has been re blued a long time ago and retains most of that finish. Sharp corners and nice functioning action. Not a bad gun.
Antique $ 1,550 sale pending.
BLACK POWDER FRAME COLT FIRST GEN ENGRAVED SA
Item # C1660
They utilized a US frame in 112,XXX range. 5-1/2" bbl with gold lines toward the end of the bbl as well as at the back and the cylinder has platinum lines. Overall gun is heavy scrolled relief. Mechanics VG+. Nice fitting ivory grips. Completely refinished and retains nearly all of that finish. Features the work of Bob James, a well known engraver.
Antique $ 5,500.
COLT 41 CALIBER BLACK POWDER FRAME COLT SINGLE ACTION
Item # C1664
4-3/4" bbl. Nice crisp action. VG bore. Original 2-line bbl address. All markings are clear. All metal is smooth and clean with just a couple of areas of pin prick pitting. Good traces of blue in protected areas and case colors turning dark. Nice little gun. Complete with nice fitting Mother of Pearl grips.
Antique $ 4,500.
EARLY BLACK POWDER COLT SINGLE ACTION
Item # C1662
7-1/2" bbl. Cal 4-40. Beautifully engraved by Ben Lane who is known to be one of the finest engravers of our period. His work is similar to the Helfrich style of engraving. This gun is stunningly restored. On the side of the bbl of this Colt Frontier Six Shooter is vry nicely restored with an etched panel scene. Gun features a bold scrolled engraving over 3/4 of the metal surfaces. 75,XXX serial range. Crisp tight action. Excellent fitting stag grips. Excellent bore. Hard to improve this gun. All markings are perfect. All lines are crisp and sharp.
Antique $ 7,750.
FIRST MODEL COLT LIGHTNING PUMP ACTION SRC
Item # C1612
Cal 44-40. Original ladder rear sight and post front sight. Nice action. VG shootable bore with a few light pits but sharp rifling. Wood is sound with a few mars and dings and a light coat of varnish added. Overall metal is VG with a light gunmetal grey patina. Sharp markings. The Rampant Colt is visible on the side of the frame. Early first model open top action. All original complete with correct saddle ring.
Antique $ 1,975.
COLT MEDIUM FRAME RIFLE
Item # C1653
Cal 44-40 with 26" full round bbl and full length mag tube. Original sights. Nice bore with sharp rifling. Would benefit from a good cleaning. Original wood in VG condition as well with rifle style buttplate. A very minor crack in the front forearm with a sound solid repair. Rifle style buttplate. This is an early first model with the take down release in the front of the trigger guard. Overall metal is VG+ with 30-40% original bbl and mag blue turning a pleasing plum/brown patina. Receiver has about 10% original blue. Nice clean original early first model in 44-40.
Antique $ 1,875 sale pending.
COLT MEDIUM FRAME SECOND MODEL RIFLE
Item # C1651
44 cal.26" full oct bbl and scarce half length mag tube. Original sights. Near excellent bore. Original wood has some minor repairs along the top of the upper comb. A piece has been inleted and is hard to notice. Done very well. A very minor crack coming back from the front of the upper tang which has been repaired and is solid and serviceable. Overall metal is mostly a plum/brown with sharp corners and VG markings. Nice functioning action.
Antique $ 1,775.
COLT MEDIUM FRAME RIFLE
Item # C1652
Cal 32-20. 26" full oct bbl and full length mag tube. Original sights. Near excellent bore. Original wood is VG with a few minor mars. Complete with a rifle style buttplate. Crisp tight action. Retains 90% bright shiny blue. All original in VG+ condition overall.
Antique $ 2,975.
COLT 1861 NAVY NAVY CONVERSION
Item # C1446
Converted from percussion to a 38 cal center fire. All matching numbers in the 4,100 serial range. At the bottom of the bbl is the Naval markings " R.W.M." with an anchor. VG traces of case color in protected areas. Fine markings. No signs of pitting. Wood grips show some mars and dings but appear to be okay. Some discoloration to the front of the bbl. Maybe some touch up blue or something. Nice clean all original gun. The Navy Navy is a scarce variation especially in a cartridge conversion.
Antique $ 3,775.
COLT 1849 POCKET
Item # C1428
Cal 31. 4" bbl. All matching numbers including the wedge except for the loading lever. Nice crisp functioning action. Original wood grips show some minor scuffs and mars but still a considerable amount of varnish present. Bbl and receiver have traces of original finish in protected areas. Cylinder scene is mostly visible. Nice looking Colt percussion revolver.
Antique $ 1,175.
COLT THIRD MODEL THUER DERINGER
Item # C1427
Cal 41. VG shootable bore. Original metal has been cleaned somewhat. Some minor pitting but good markings. Mechanical condition is very nice. Original wood grips. Shows some light use but generally VG with traces of finish remaining. Brass receiver has a nice patina with good markings. Right hand side of the receiver has an interesting proof mark that looks similar to a German Nazi proof. I have never seen that before on this type of a gun. Bbl also has some sort of British proof mark. Not a bad little gun.
Antique $ 350.
COLT THIRD MODEL THUER DERINGER
Item # C1426
Cal 41. Retains about 75% original nickel, missing mostly from the right hand side. Ivory grips are missing a piece about 1/4" by 1/2" on one side where it meets the frame. Backstrap has the initials " P. TAPIA.". Inscription is quite well done. Sharp metal. Not a bad looking gun.
Antique $ 375 sale pending.
COLT SINGLE ACTION REVOLVER
Item # C562
Cal 44-40. Marked on the side of the bbl "Colt Frontier Six Shooter". Replacement stag grips. Nice functioning action. Looks like the bbl has been reduced from 7-1/2" down to 5-1/2" . Good markings except lead on the bbl cal marking. Replacement cylinder pin. Shootable bore. Not a bad old gun. Possibly of the period replacement hammer. Complete with very interesting full leather holster rig having cartridge loops and several silver medallions, fancy stitching around the holster and the belt. Most of these were made for some skinny guy. Wouldn't fit any American gun dealers today. Should make a good shooter.
Antique $ 2,775.
US MARKED COLT 1902 ALASKAN OR PHILIPPINE DA REVOLVER
Item # C1436
Cal 45. Original 6" bbl. Very nice bore. Has "RAC" inspectors marks. VG replacement grips. Original lanyard loop at the bottom of the butt. Gun appears to have a very well done we believe arsenal re finish a long time ago and retains most of the finish with only a little wear at the muzzle end. Nice functioning action.
Modern $ 1,775.
FIRST GENERATION COLT SA
Item # C1435
5-1/2" bbl. Cal 38-40. 353,XXX serial range and only serialized on the frame and on the grip. Gun features the very attractive checkered walnut grip with the Colt silver medallion in generally VG condition with a crack on one of them. Full nickel still bright and sparkly. Gun has been expertly re finished some time ago and I believe the gun is un fired since restoration. Looks like new.
Modern $ 3,475.
THIRD GENERATION COLT SINGLE ACTION REVOLVER
Item # C1429
4-3/4" bbl. Cal 45. Original special order full nickel finish with Fleur de Lys style correct checkered walnut grips with gold Colt medallion. Overall gun show evidence of being fired but still retains nearly all finish. Just a few light handling mars. Believed to be a fairly scarce gun.
Modern $ 1,475.
VERY FINE COLT EARLY SA
Item # C1440
Black powder type frame and in the 112,XXX serial range. 4-3/4" bbl. Original wood grips. Overall gun is excellent+ throughout complete with Factory Letter. States the gun was shipped to W R Burkhard, St. Paul MN. 3 guns in the shipment on September 4, 1885. Gun is in superb condition with 97-98% bright original nickel and most original varnish on the grips. Fine gun. Excellent inside an out.
Antique $ 14,500.
EARLY COLT SA
Item # C1441
36,XXX serial range. Original 7-1/2" bbl. One piece wooden grips. Overall gun is in fine condition with 94-95% original nickel on the bbl and cylinder. The backstrap and trigger guard show some poor storage marking and probably some cleaning to the backstrap with about 25% original nickel remaining. All screws are fire blued and retain most of that finish. Wood grips show some moderate handling mars but generally in VG condition. All matching numbers except for the cylinder which is a few numbers off. The gun is all original complete with Factory Letter. Gun was shipped June 16, 1877 to Western Gunworks in Chicago IL. Shipped with 4 other guns and listed as full nickel. Correct original donut hole ejector rod and housing. Letter does not list 7-1/2" bbl or the wood grips. This is not unusual as those are generally not listed on a Factory Letter. Very nice.
Antique $ 9,500.
VERY SCARCE EARLY CASEY INSPECTED COLT CALVARY SAA REVOLVER
Item # C1433
17,XXX serial range. Gun falls right between two other guns listed in Kopec's records as having been issued to the 7th Calvary after they were reorganizing 2 months after the problems in the Dakotas. Accompanied with a Kopec Letter, a well known Colt Historian. Listing where the gun was made in 1875. The principal sub inspector was A P Casey. He was assisted during this inspection period by sub inspector W W Johnson. A very rare pair of inspectors. Gun is in excellent condition with good traces of blue. Case colors have mostly turned a grey/plum/brown. Unusual to have an original full length 7-1/2" bbl with full size front sight. Ejector rod housing is the first type with the bulls eye ejector rod head. Original wood grips have the original cartouche fairly visible. Action is excellent. Overall metal is excellent condition. Truly a very rare US marked Colt SAA complete with Letter from Kopec.
Antique $ 15,750.
VERY EARLY BRITISH PROOF COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER
Item # C1438
Scarce cal 45 boxer. This gun features a 21,XXX serial range. 5-1/2" bbl. Original one piece wood grips. Overall gun is excellent+ condition with about 95% bright original nickel remaining. All matching numbers including the cylinder. Numerous English proof marks. One of the last Colt SAA to have the slanted bbl address as well as the early donut style extractor button. Wood grips have some light handling mars but no splits or cracks. A minor piece of wood missing on the bottom. Nice clean all original gun.
Antique $ 14,500.
ENGRAVED COLT FIRST GENERATION SINGLE ACTION
Item # C1439
In the 102,XXX serial range. Factory Letter indicates it was shipped in the soft to Hartley and Grand, New York City. That would indicate that the gun was shipped out for engraving. The Letter also indicates that it had a 5-1/2" bbl and shipped with 10 other guns. Overall gun is very nice with 50% original nickel remaining. Areas of wear have a light nickel coloration to the metal which nearly matches the nickel finish. Nice looking gun with all matching numbers. Mother of Pearl grips have a couple of chips in them but generally VG. Attractive on this gun. Quite elaborately engraved with most bbl coverage and frame intricately covered. very nice New York engraved gun. All original except where noted. Complete with Factory Letter.
Antique $ 21,000.
NEW COLT STAINLESS STEEL GOLD CUP
Item # C1506
This Colt is a Custom shop offering. It is called "The Trophy". As stated, gun is stainless steel and like all gold cups, does have the adjustable sights, the longer spur on the grip safety and a straight back grip. This gun is new, comes in original blue Colt box with extra magazine, extra recoil spring, paperwork, extra trigger spring and accessories.
Modern $ 999 sale pending.
COLT 3RD MODEL 41 CALIBER 3RD DERINGER
Item # C1505 -20-393
Fine bore. Excellent functioning action. Receiver is nickel plated and still retains about 97-98% original nickel. Bbl has a few poor storage blemishes and shows some signs of cleaning but still retains a considerable amount of original blue. Hammer has excellent finish remaining. Wood grips retain most original varnish and are in excellent condition. Nice clean sharp all original gun with serial number 945.
Antique $ 895.
1860 COLT PERCUSSION ARMY .44 REVOLVER
Item # C1415
Cal 44. Nice functioning action. VG bore. All matching numbers including wedge and cylinder. Original wood grips show a good cartouche but have the usual mars and dings. No splits or cracks. A fair amount of pitting on one side. The other side is a nice clean plum/brown color with signs of light cleaning. Considerable traces of cylinder scene is still visible. The usual inspectors marks still present. This is one that was sold to the US Government for the Civil War. With the exception of a couple replacement screws, it is all original.
Antique $ 1,575.
COLT MEDIUM FRAME LIGHTNING RIFLE
Item # 4245-20-412
Cal 44-40. 26" full round bbl and full length mag tube. VG shootable bore with sharp rifling. Original sights include correct buckhorn style rear sight and replacement blade front. Wood is VG condition with only a few mars and dings. Overall metal is a gre/brown patina with traces of blue in protected areas. Should make a good shooter.
Antique $ 1,575 .
BABY COLT SRC
Item # 4247-20-408
Correct baby carbine lightweight style bbl. Fine bore. Original wood is generally VG with carbine style buttplate. Overall metal is VG with mostly a plum/brown patina and traces of blue in protected areas. Typical carbine style front sight and fixed blade rear sight. All original with correct saddle ring.
Antique $ 1,995 sale pending.
FACTORY ENGRAVED 3RD GENERATION 7-1/2 ” COLT SINGLE ACTION
Item # C560-20-407
This gun is in a truly unique cal. 44 Russian and 44 S&W Special. Pre war type cal markings on the bbl. A very interesting gun. It was probably engraved in grade C. Featuring a full nickel plate but in the engraving cuts is a blue background at the bottom of each cut. Truly unique! Gun also features gold bbl bands on each end of the bbl as well as the cylinder. Also there is a couple of blue bbl and cylinder bands. Gun is done in the early style Helfricht engraving by Ben Lane and is so signed on the bottom of the frame. I feel he is one of the finest engravers for this type of work. He certainly did a fantastic job on this gun! Mother of Pearl one piece grips. All original in "as new" condition with box and Factory Letter verifying all the above features. Gun was originally shipped to Cherries Sporting Good. One gun in the shipment.
Modern $ 9,500.
CUSTOM ENGRAVED COLT BUNTLINE SINGLE ACTION
Item # C46-18-452
2nd Generation, 12" Colt Buntline Special .45 bbl married to a 1st Generation Revolver. Exc bore. Extensively engraved in typical scroll patterns with the cylinder bearing numerals 1-6. Complete refinish is composed of blued bbl and frame of which virtually all remains; ejector housing, cylinder and hammer retain 95% gold plate; triggerguard and back strap 45% gold plate. 2-piece pearl grips show some age and fit fairly well. Classy looking buntline.
Modern $ 3,850.
LONG BARREL COLT NAVY CALIBER 36 PERCUSSION
Item # C1412-19-404
Good mechanical condition. All matching numbers in the 25,XXX serial range. Original wood grips have a few dings and mars but are sound and solid with traces of original varnish remaining. Overall metal has turned mostly plum with traces of blue and case colors in protected areas. Long bbl Navy's are pretty scarce. Professionally shortened.
Antique $ 2,275.
THIRD MODEL COLT 7-1/2” DRAGOON
Item # C1402-19-280
Cal 44 with Colt patent markings on the side of the frame. On top of the frame the bbl is kind of light with rounding of the corners of the oct. At one time some one tried inletting a small sight on top. Overall metal is about good condition with some rounding to the corners and some polishing a long time ago. All matching numbers including the wedge. Nice functioning action. Rifling is VG in the bore with the typical gain twist style of rifling. A little crack in the grips which have been revarnished. Still correct to the gun. Good looking and guaranteed all correct.
Antique $ 3,975.
FANTASTIC COLT CAVALRY SINGLE ACTION
Item # C542-19-410
Stamped on the frame is a "C" indicating it was condemned by the US Army and converted in to a civilian single action. It left the factory in 1888. The gun has all the correct inspector marks such as "DFC". One of the best I have seen with all matching numbers and 113,XXX serial range. 7-1/2" bbl. Outstanding bore. Original Walnut grips have only a couple of minor scuffs. Most all original lacquer remains. Bbl and cylinder retain about 95% brilliant blue. Case colored frame retains about 95% as well. Backstrap has some loss of blue. One of the best I've seen. Guaranteed all original complete with Factory Letter of Authenticity.
Antique $ 35,000.
CASED COLT 1855 SIDE HAMMER PISTOL
Item # C1409-19-380
3-1/4" bbl. 28 cal. Full fluted cylinder. 2,5XX serial range and referred to as a 3rd Model. Overall gun very nice with about 80% bright blue. Nicely cased with correct loading tool, bullet mould, and powder flask. Excellent+ condition!
Antique $ 4,500.
CONSECUTIVE SERIAL NUMBER THREE GUN SET OF COLT LIGHTNING SADDLERING CARBINES
Item # C400-402-19-275
32 Caliber. All are in the same configuration, all have British proof marks and 'R.B. Rodda & Co. London & Calcutta'. These Colts are in the 57,XXX serial range. Gun #1: Very nice receiver blue with a little flaking and a few scratches. Thinning and turning bbl blue, VG bore, nice wood. Gun #2: This gun has nice bbl blue and a VG bore but appears like the receiver has been refinished a long time ago. Orig forearm wood and extra figure replacement buttstock. Gun #3: 95-98% bright shiny Colt blue on receiver, nice bbl blue which is thinning toward the muzzle. Exc bore, good case colors on hammer, great wood. This one is a dandy! To find two consecutive numbered guns is very difficult but to find THREE consecutives is very rare indeed. They should stay together but will sell separately.
Antique $ 16,250.
CASED COLT ROOT REVOLVER
Item # C1407-19-382
Featuring 3-1/2" bbl with New York address. It has the rolled cylinder scene. Referred to as a Model 7. Dlx Rosewood case with working lock. Correct powder flask and bullet mould. It has a very nice Winchester labeled box of percussion caps. Overall gun in very nice condition with about 75-80% bright blue. Excellent grips. Nice case colors on hammer and lever.
Antique $ 4,875.
2ND MODEL COLT DERINGER
Item # C1502-20-402
The Colt Deringer was in 41 RF cal with 2-1/2" bbl. This particular gun has a mostly grey coloration with smooth metal. Bbl address and the number 2 on the top of the bbl is very readable. The scroll engraving is quite nice. Some slight pitting on the left hand side. Original rosewood grips are in very nice condition. Deringers are becoming very popular as a collectors item.
Antique $ 1,095.
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