Custom Engraved and Gold Inlaid Colt Model 1908 Hammerless .25 Caliber Pocket Pistol
Rock Island’s Fantastic Spring Regional Firearms Auction June 27 & 28, 2009
Rock Island Auction Company – -(AmmoLand.com)- Manufactured in 1912 and subsequently custom engraved.
Scroll engraved slide and frame with gold inlaid borders. Standard two-line caliber marking on the right side of the slide and two-line Colt Hartford address/patent dates (1896, 1897, 1903 and 1910) on the left.
The engraver's initials that appear to be “JTB” are marked on the right trigger guard bow. Fitted with checkered grips with “COLT” banners at the tops and Rampant Colts backed by a stylized “C” at the bottoms. With a two-tone unmarked magazine.
Custom engraved and finished with virtually all of the current blue finish remaining with limited handling marks. The markings are visible. The engraving is clear and crisp. The grips are very good with minimal handling wear. Mechanically excellent. ( See RIA Auction for Exact Condition Details)
Auction Estimate: $2,000 – $2,750
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.