RARE & SCARCE Acid Etched Panel Colt Model 1878 DA 4'' Ejecto...
Item # 4368
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RARE & SCARCE Acid Etched Panel Colt Model 1878 DA 4'' Ejectorless Sheriff's, ''FRONTIER SIX-SHOOTER'' Revolver with Factory Colt Archive Letter, 44-40 Cal., MFG: 1883, SN: 11343, Double Action Revolver, 4'' round barrel, Caliber mark on the upper left of trigger guard. The top of the barrel is marked two line ''COLT'S PT. F.A. MFG. Co./HARTFORD. CT. USA'' & the left side of the barrel has faintly visible the desirable acid etched ''COLT FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER'' panel, a marking that was used until circa 1889. The acid etched ''FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER'' marking was introduced on .44-40 Colt Single Action Army Revolvers by the New York City retailer John P. Moore's Sons & was applied to 44 caliber Model 1878 Double Action revolvers from 1878 to 1889 when Colt substituted a roll die marking. The SN is stamped in two lines on the bottom of the bird's head grip. The loading gate is stamped with the assembly number ''332'' and the number ''332'' &''B'' is stamped on the back strap under the left panel. The rear face of the cylinder is stamped with the letter ''P''. Nickel finish with niter blue trigger. Hammer has polished sides with checkered tip. It is fitted with a set of checkered walnut grips. The grips are numbered to the gun ''332''., Wood checkered birds head grips are excellent with fine checkering, Nickel metal finish is 85% with some speckling, Bore is very good with strong rifling & some roughness. Colt Archive letter confirms this shipped as a 4'' ejectorless barrel (Sheriff's Model) in nickel finish, stocks were not listed, It was part of a 10 gun shipment to Simmons Hardware on May 9, 1884. Rare & desirable Acid Etched Panel Model 1878 DA 4'' ejectorless sheriff's, Frontier Six-Shooter Revolver. No FFL Req. - Value: 6000 to 12000



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