Pre-war Colt Single Action Army Revolver with Holster
Rock Island’s Fantastic Spring Regional Firearms Auction June 27 & 28, 2009
Rock Island Auction Company – -(AmmoLand.com)- Manufactured in 1908, this particular example is in the desirable 45 Long Colt 4 3/4 inch barrel configuration with fixed sights marked with the two line Colt address on top and the caliber on the left side. Two line patent dates and encircled rampant Colt on the left side of frame with checkered hard rubber grips with the Rampant Colt in ovals at the tops. Accompanied by a later production Lawrence Buscadero-style brown leather holster.
Fine. Retains approximately 25% of the faded original blue finish, mostly present in the sheltered areas of the barrel and ejector rod housing with balance of metal a medium brown patina. Frame retains mostly the pattern of the original case colors with the aforementioned most accurately described as “silvered out”. Grips show heavy wear especially on right side which is also turning chocolate. Mechanics are excellent, strong bright bore with scattered fine pitting. Holster is also fine
Auction Estimate: $2,750 – $3,750
Rock Island Auction Company announces the next Regional Firearms auction to be held at their facilities in Moline, IL. The huge success of our premier sale ($8.5 million) proves that people are investing in what they know: firearms are solid investments that hold value through economic downturns.
Investing and collecting opportunities abound at Rock Island’s fantastic Spring Regional Auction to be held June 27 & 28, 2009. At a time when the stock market changes daily, gun collectors are seeing the worth of their investments.
Hard assets are the place to invest your money and gun values continue to rise. This auction has firearms for every level of collecting and investing from Colts to Winchesters and the hundreds of high quality sporting arms. Rock Island’s continued sell through rate of over 97% proves that items that come to RIAC are for sale and now is your chance to make a solid investment.
Rock Island Auction Company has been solely owned and operated by Patrick Hogan. This company was conceived on the idea that both the sellers and buyers should be completely informed and provided a professional venue for a true auction. After working with two other auction companies, Mr. Hogan began Rock Island Auction in 1993. Rock Island Auction Company has grown to be one of the top firearms auction houses in the nation. Under Mr. Hogan’s guidance the company has experienced growth each and every year; and he is the first to say it is his staff’s hard work and determination that have yielded such results.