Colt 1878 Frontier DA

  • Colt 1878 DA .38 WCF caliber revolver. Beautiful condition 1878 DA model. Barrel length 4¾”. Manufactured in 1900. Bore is excellent. Gun has 96-97% deep original blue (backstrap shows light thinning). Grips are perfect. This is one of the best 1878’s we have owned. Gorgeous blue. This is one of those guns that when you look at it you’ll smile. This gun appears unfired and has no evidence of firing. The face of the cylinder has no burn marks. An outstanding example!

    Colt 1878 DA .38 WCF (C13739)

    $6,250.00

    Colt 1878 DA .38 WCF caliber revolver. Beautiful condition 1878 DA model. Barrel length 4¾”. Manufactured in 1900. Bore is excellent. Gun has 96-97% deep original blue (backstrap shows light thinning). Grips are...

  • Colt 1878 DA .45 caliber revolver. .45 Caliber with a 7½” barrel. Made in 1889. Very fine original gun. Metal has 60% of the original nickel. The biggest concentration of finish loss is on the right hand side of the barrel. If you displayed this gun with its left hand side being shown. It appears to be more of a 90% nickel finish gun. Grips are excellent. Bore has visible rifling with pitting.

    Colt 1878 DA .45 (C13671)

    $1,995.00

    Colt 1878 DA .45 caliber revolver. .45 Caliber with a 7½” barrel. Made in 1889. Very fine original gun. Metal has 60% of the original nickel. The biggest concentration of finish loss is on the right hand side of...

  • Very Fine Colt 1878 DA Frontier Six Shooter .44-40 caliber revolver. Made in 1902. Very fine gun with 90% of the original blue. This gun has a 5½” barrel in 44-40 caliber. The marking “Colt Frontier Six Shooter” on the barrel denotes the .44-40 caliber. Grips are excellent. Action works perfect. Bore is bright and shiny with some streaking and with a couple of very small spots of pitting. Very fine overall 8.5 out of 10 bore.

    Very Fine Colt 1878 DA Frontier Six Shooter .44-40 (C13640)

    $4,500.00

    Very Fine Colt 1878 DA Frontier Six Shooter .44-40 caliber revolver. Made in 1902. Very fine gun with 90% of the original blue. This gun has a 5½” barrel in 44-40 caliber. The marking “Colt Frontier Six...

  • Colt 1911 “Black Army” .45 ACP caliber pistol. Made in 1918. This is a super example of a Black Army! These guns unusually do not retain their finish and it is very rare to find one like this. The gun has 97% of the original dark blue finish that looks almost black. Grips are excellent. Barrel is correct as is the two-tone magazine. Amazing example!

    Colt 1911 “Black Army” .45 ACP (C13633)

    $8,500.00

    Colt 1911 “Black Army” .45 ACP caliber pistol. Made in 1918. This is a super example of a Black Army! These guns unusually do not retain their finish and it is very rare to find one like this. The gun has 97% of...

  • Colt 1878 DA .45 LC caliber revolver. Made in 1880. Nice early gun with a 7½” barrel in .45 LC. This gun has 85% of the original nickel finish with the main loss at the muzzle and left hand front side of the frame. Also, slight flaking on the cylinder. Good fire-blue remains on the small parts. Grips are excellent. The gun is in amazing shape, considering its age.

    Colt 1878 DA .45 LC (C13629)

    $4,250.00

    Colt 1878 DA .45 LC caliber revolver. Made in 1880. Nice early gun with a 7½” barrel in .45 LC. This gun has 85% of the original nickel finish with the main loss at the muzzle and left hand front side of the...

  • Colt 1878 DA Frontier Six Shooter .44-40 caliber revolver. Made in 1897. Very nice gun with very fine original nickel finish that rates at 75%. Grips are excellent. Fire blue still remains on the trigger and hammer. Action works perfectly. Bore has strong rifling but is dark overall with some light pitting. Very attractive gun!

    Colt 1878 DA Frontier Six Shooter .44-40 (C13628)

    $2,895.00

    Colt 1878 DA Frontier Six Shooter .44-40 caliber revolver. Made in 1897. Very nice gun with very fine original nickel finish that rates at 75%. Grips are excellent. Fire blue still remains on the trigger and hammer. Action...

  • Colt 1878 DA Frontier Six Shooter .44-40 caliber revolver. Made in 1893. Top notch gun with 95% of the original nickel and fire blue small parts. The only finish loss is on the cylinder. Grips are excellent. Gun is in .44-40 and has the rolled die” Colt Frontier Six Shooter” marking on the barrel. Bore is excellent. Very fine all original Colt 1878 DA Frontier Six Shooter.

    Colt 1878 DA Frontier Six Shooter .44-40 (C13626)

    $5,500.00

    Colt 1878 DA Frontier Six Shooter .44-40 caliber revolver. Made in 1893. Top notch gun with 95% of the original nickel and fire blue small parts. The only finish loss is on the cylinder. Grips are excellent. Gun is in .44-40...

  • Colt 1878 DA 1902 “Alaskan” model .45 LC caliber revolver. Made in 1900. This gun is in .45 LC with a 5½” barrel. Metal has a grayish brown patina. Grips show a good amount of wear. These guns are RAC inspected and were sold to the U.S. military. All of these have over sized trigger guards. These were actually used in the Philippines and the term “Alaskan” is a misnomer since early collectors assume the oversized trigger guard was to accommodate a Soldier’s gloves.

    Colt 1878 DA 1902 “Alaskan” model .45 LC (C13598)

    $1,495.00

    Colt 1878 DA 1902 “Alaskan” model .45 LC caliber revolver. Made in 1900. This gun is in .45 LC with a 5½” barrel. Metal has a grayish brown patina. Grips show a good amount of wear. These guns are...

  • Colt Model 1878 double action revolver with etched barrel panel “Colt Frontier Six Shooter” which was a Colt trade mark for .44-40 caliber. The panel is about 60-70 and visible 7 ½” barrel. Bore has good rifling and light corrosion in the grooves. Action works perfectly. Gun has approximately 35-40% original nickel but the overall appearance is very eye appealing nice etched barrel .44-40.

    Colt Model 1878 DA .44-40 Revolver (C13492)

    $2,895.00

    Colt Model 1878 double action revolver with etched barrel panel “Colt Frontier Six Shooter” which was a Colt trade mark for .44-40 caliber. The panel is about 60-70% visible. 7 ½” barrel. Bore has...

  • Colt 1878 DA .44-40 caliber revolver. Made in 1887. Metal has grey patina with traces of the original nickel. There is some light scattered pitting. This gun is a .44-40 and you can see traces of the etched panel. Grips are original and show wear.

    Colt 1878 DA .44-40 (C13432)

    $1,495.00

    Colt 1878 DA .44-40 caliber revolver. Made in 1887. Metal has grey patina with traces of the original nickel. There is some light scattered pitting. This gun is a .44-40 and you can see traces of the etched panel. Grips are...

  • Colt 1878 Double Action .45 caliber revolver. Made in 1878. Serial 800! This gun has about 25% of the original finish. Gun works perfectly.

    Colt 1878 Double Action .45 (C13362)

    $1,500.00

    Colt 1878 Double Action .45 caliber revolver. Made in 1878. Serial 800! This gun has about 25% of the original finish. Gun works perfectly.

  • Colt 1878 Double Action .38-40 caliber revolver. Made in 1888. Very nice gun with original nickel finish which rates at 60%. Grips are replacements that fit well. The lanyard ring was removed at the butt and filled with a brass plug. Barrel is 5 ½” length.

    Colt 1878 Double Action .38-40 (C13218)

    $1,695.00

    Colt 1878 Double Action .38-40 caliber revolver. Made in 1888. Very nice gun with original nickel finish which rates at 60%. Grips are replacements that fit well. The lanyard ring was removed at the butt and filled with a...

  • Colt 1878 Double Action Etched Panel .44-40 caliber revolver.
Made in 1886. Excellent condition with 90% of the original nickel and the main loss at the cylinder and the backstrap. Grips are excellent Fire blue still remains on the trigger and the hammer. Etched panel is about as perfect as you could ask for. Super nice gun. 
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    Colt 1878 Double Action Etched Panel .44-40 (C12966)

    $4,995.00

    Colt 1878 Double Action Etched Panel .44-40 caliber revolver. Made in 1886. Excellent condition with 90% of the original nickel and the main loss at the cylinder and the backstrap. Grips are excellent Fire blue still remains...

  • Beautiful Colt 1878 Double Action .44-40 caliber revolver. 
Made in 1881. 7 ½” Barrel in .44-40 caliber. Beautiful gun with 95% of the original nickel. Some flaking on cylinder. Acid Etched panel is excellent and clear. Hammer, screws, and trigger all still have fired blue. Gorgeous Colt 1878 Double Action.
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    Beautiful Colt 1878 Double Action .44-40 (C12964)

    $5,500.00

    Beautiful Colt 1878 Double Action .44-40 caliber revolver. Made in 1881. 7 ½” Barrel in .44-40 caliber. Beautiful gun with 95% of the original nickel. Some flaking on cylinder. Acid Etched panel is excellent and...

  • Colt 1878 Double Action Sheriffs Model .44-40 caliber revolver. Manufactured 1889. Even patina color overall. Very colorful Sheriffs model.

    Colt 1878 Double Action Sheriffs Model .44-40 (C12906)

    $2,175.00

    Colt 1878 Double Action Sheriffs Model .44-40 caliber revolver. Manufactured 1889. Even patina color overall. Very colorful Sheriffs model.

  • Colt Model 1878 Double Action .44-40 caliber revolver. Barrel is marked Colt Frontier Six Shooter. (.44-40) Caliber manufactured in 1891. Bore has very good rifling and bore rates very good also. Barrel length 5 ½”. Action works perfectly. Gun has approximately 80-85% blue. Great looking old west flavor in very good condition.

    Colt Model 1878 Double Action .44-40 (C12801)

    $4,250.00

    Colt Model 1878 Double Action .44-40 caliber revolver. Barrel is marked Colt Frontier Six Shooter. (.44-40) Caliber manufactured in 1891. Bore has very good rifling and bore rates very good also. Barrel length 5...

  • Colt Model 1878 Double Action .45 caliber revolver. Manufactured approximately 1897 .45 LC caliber. Barrel length 4 ¾”. Bore is about very good with excellent rifling and frosting in the grooves. Action works perfectly. Grips are excellent. The 4 ¾” barrel 1878’s are hard to find as most are longer barrel lengths. Barrel address and caliber markings are sharp and clear.

    Colt Model 1878 Double Action .45 caliber revolver (C12464)

    $1,875.00

    Colt Model 1878 Double Action .45 caliber revolver. Manufactured approximately 1897 .45 LC caliber. Barrel length 4 ¾”. Bore is about very good with excellent rifling and frosting in the grooves. Action works...

  • Colt 1878 for South Australia Police/Military. Barrel: 7.5” long. Caliber: .45 Colt. Serial: 27627 and re-serialized by South Australia to SA 07395. Frame marked with a broad arrow and SA.

    Colt 1878 for South Australia Police/Military (BC11546)

    $3,395.00

    Colt 1878 for South Australia Police/Military. Barrel: 7.5” long. Caliber: .45 Colt. Serial: 27627 and re-serialized by South Australia to SA 07395. Frame marked with a broad arrow and SA...

  • Colt 1878 with a holster for Canadian Military. Barrel: 7.5” long. Caliber: .45 Colt. Serial 14847

    Colt 1878 with a holster for Canadian Military (BC11500)

    $3,895.00

    Colt 1878 with a holster for Canadian Military. Barrel: 7.5” long. Caliber: .45 Colt. Serial 14847

  • Colt 1878 Double Action .45 LC caliber revolver. Made in 1881. Very fine gun with 85% of the original nickel. Left hand grip has a chip out of the back. Guns works perfectly and locks up tight.

    Colt 1878 Double Action .45 LC (C10974)

    $2,495.00

    Colt 1878 Double Action .45 LC caliber revolver. Made in 1881. Very fine gun with 85% of the original nickel. Left hand grip has a chip out of the back. Guns works perfectly and locks up tight.