NSN. Approximately 38 caliber with a 4 ½” barrel. The ejector rod is missing. Metal has an even dark brown patina.
Colt 1877 Lightning & Thunderer
Lightning with 3 1/2" barrel commonly referred to as the storekeepers or sheriffs model. Bore has strong rifling with frosting. Action works properly. Screws are very good, no buggered heads. Grips are very good, no cracks. Metal has a patina color. Overall this is a good Lightning model.
Colt 1877 Lightning Store Keepers .38 caliber revolver. Made in 1888. 90% original nickel .38 caliber. Very good etched panel.
Serial Number 99038. 38 caliber with a 3 ½” barrel. This gun is in very good condition with 80% of the original nickel finish. Fire blue remains on the screws. Grips are good and show carry wear. This is a sheriff’s model which means there is an absence of the ejector rod housing. Action works well. Very fine Colt Sheriff’s model Colt 1877 Lightning.
Six-round Colt revolver with 4.5" barrel. Manufactured in 1903. This revolver has 99% of its original blue, 100% vivid case colors and the nitre blued parts are brilliantly colored. The action works perfectly. The bore is excellent. grips are in excellent condition. This Colt Thunderer is in excellent condition and it would be hard to find another one as good!
Double action, six-shot revolver with 4.5" barrel, and made in 1902. The bore is in very good condition with strong rifling and light frost in the grooves. The action works perfectly. The hammer holds on safety, half cock and full cock. All markings are sharp and clear, revolver has about 50% blue mixed with an even brown patina. The case colors are faded but are still visible. The serial...
Manufactured in 1905. Action works. Metal has a gray and brown patina with some light surface pits. Bore has strong rifling with some pitting. Grips are not chipped or cracked. Good overall condition.
Manufactured in 1881. Barrel is 3.5". Bore is good with fair rifling and corrosion in the grooves. The action works properly. The grips are mother of pearl with the right side being cracked and mended. Metal has areas of pitting with an old nickel plating that is beginning to flake. In spite of such a non-glowing description the revolver has good eye appeal and it works; which is a big bonus...
.38 Colt Lightning and .41 Colt Thunderer model revolver pair. Lightning was manufactured 1904 and Thunderer in 1906. Bother revolvers have 6" barrels. Address markings are sharp. Both guns have similar wear and patina. Actions work properly. Bore on the Lightning is very good with some minor frosting. The Thunderer has strong rifling with some pitting. Very good overall condition. A good...
Made in 1893. 38 caliber with a 3 ½” barrel. This gun was refinished long ago and retains approximately 70% of the nickel finish. The backstrap of this gun has the numbers “3803” which we do not know the significance of. This gun comes with a factory letter where it confirms the configuration and that it was sold and shipped to Hibbard, Spencer and...
Made in 1899. 41 caliber with a 4 ½” barrel. Approximately 25% of the original nickel remains. Grips are good showing normal handling wear. Ejector Rod is missing. Action holds full cock and locks up tight, but does not have half cock. Gun works fine in double action.
Colt 1877 Lightning Sheriff’s Model .38. Popular Sheriffs Model made in 1896. Approximately 70-80% original nickel finish. Markings are sharp and clear. Grips are not chipped or cracked. Action works perfectly. A desirable Sheriff’s Model!
Colt 1877 Thunderer .41 Colt caliber revolver. Made in 1897. Has a 4½” in .41 Colt caliber. Absolutely beautiful gun in excellent condition. Blue rates at approximately 97% original blue. The frame has bright case colors. Grips are excellent. Very fine Colt 1877 Thunderer!
Colt 1877 Lightning .38 caliber revolver. Made in 1905. Has a 4½” barrel in .38 caliber. This gun is in excellent condition with 97% original blue finish on cylinder, barrel, backstrap and trigger guard. Frame has excellent bright case colors. Grips are excellent. Action works perfectly. This is a top-notch example of a Colt Lightning.
Colt 1877 “Thunderer” Sheriff’s Model .41 caliber revolver. Made in 1878. Has a 3½” barrel in .41 caliber. This gun has been refinished long ago and remains mostly sharp. Grips are very good. This is a Sheriff’s model, which means it does not have an ejector or ejector housing. Action works well.
Colt 1877 Thunderer .41 Colt caliber revolver. Thunderer made in 1900. Metal has a brown patina. Action works. A nice example of an old west Thunderer.
New York Engraved Colt 1877 Lighting Sheriff’s Model .38 Colt caliber revolver. Made in 1883. Has a 3½” barrel in .38 Colt caliber. This gun is a Sheriff’s model, which means there is no ejector rod or housing. Comes with a factory letter which indicates it was shipped “soft” (ordered for the purpose of being engraved). What is interesting is the quality...
Colt 1877 Lightning .38 caliber revolver. Manufactured 1909 caliber .38 Colt. Barrel length 2 ½”. Action works perfectly. Barrel has a perfect bore. Barrel and cylinder have 98-99% blue frame case colors have faded to an even light gray. Grips show some wear from light handling. No chips, no cracks. Note: This revolver, in our opinion has a replaced barrel and cylinder. This is...
Colt Lightning .38 caliber revolver. Manufactured in 1902. Barrel length 4 ½”. Bore is excellent. This excellent revolver has approximately 97-98% bright blue. Case colors are 95% and bright. The grips are beautiful Mellow Ivory. No chips, no cracks. Hard to improve upon this one!