Colt Lightning, Large Frame, Marked .40-60-260 CAL., MFG. 1887, ...
Item # 4178
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Currently US $2100 First bid $1500
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Started 2021-04-29 00:00:00
Ends 2021-05-21 19:00:00

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Colt Lightning, Large Frame, Marked .40-60-260 CAL., MFG. 1887, SN: 189, Slide Action Rifle, 28 1/4'' Octagon barrel, Full mag. The factory stocks are very good, with the correct checkered forend & non-checkered stock. The original finish has an extra protective layer, with spotty areas of darkening & checkering flatten a bit from typical use. There is a tight 1'' hairline crack on the forearm, minor handling marks, scratches & contusions. The metal finish on barrel & receiver haves fully toned to a lovely chocolate brown patina with nearly 100% coverage & protected areas with some original blue. Bore is very good, bright, with strong rifling. Crescent metal buttplate. Correct rear & front sights. Smooth tight action. Matching serial number located on lower tang, underside of upper tang, inside of buttplate & on upper tang groove of stock. One of only 6,496 produced. Overall, a very nice original & numbers matching first year rifle. Antique, No FFL Req. - Value: 3000 to 6000

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Colt Lightning, Large Frame, Marked .40-60-260 CAL., MFG. 1887, ...
Item # 4178
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