Colt 1878 Frontier DA

Colt 1878 DA 45 LC w 5 ½”...

Colt 1878 DA 45 LC w 5 ½” Barrel (C16939)

Price $4,995.00

Serial number 41788. Made in 1899. 45 LC with a  5 ½” barrel. Gun is in excellent condition with 99%+ of the original nickel. Blue still remains on the screws. The grips are thick, original mother of pearl. Absolutely beautiful example of a Colt 1878 DA!

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Colt 1878 Frontier Double...

Colt 1878 Frontier Double Action .45 Long Colt...

Price $1,850.00

Manufactured in 1897. Barrel is 5 1/2". Bore has strong rifling with some pitting. Action works properly. Metal has approximately 75% original nickel plating with some flaking. Grips are very good no chips or cracks. Very good overall condition.

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Colt 1878 DA Frontier...

Colt 1878 DA Frontier .44-40 (C16707)

Price $1,695.00

Made in 1900. 44-40 with a 7 ½” barrel. Metal has none of the original finish, only a gray patina. Grips are very good. The frame has been marked spuriously “US”. Action works perfectly bore has strong rifling with pitting. This gun comes with a factory letter where it was shipped to Simmons Hardware.

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Very Rare Colt 1878...

Very Rare Colt 1878 Sheriff’s Model .45 LC (AC74)

Price $7,500.00

Very Rare Colt 1878 Sheriff’s Model .45 LC caliber revolver. Made in 1888. Has a 4” barrel in .45 LC caliber. This gun is in excellent condition with 85% original nickel finish. Small parts have fire blue. Grips are original pearl in excellent condition. This gun comes with a factory letter confirming all features. It was shipped to J.P. Lower in Denver, CO. These Sheriff’s models or store...

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Colt Model 1878 Double...

Colt Model 1878 Double Action “Frontier” (AC90)

Price $7,650.00

Colt Model 1878 Double Action “Frontier”. This is a London Colt with both Hartford and London barrel addresses. The oak case is the correct English case for this revolver. Caliber is .455 as are the cartridges in the wood block. Case has the Colt Pall Mall label in the lid. The bore is perfect. Barrel length 5 ½”. Trigger guard is marked .455 Cal E. Barrel and...

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Colt 1878 Double Action...

Colt 1878 Double Action Frontier .45 Long Colt...

Price $1,575.00

Colt 1878 Double Action Frontier .45 Long Colt Revolver. Manufactured in 1891. Barrel length 5 ½”. Bore has good rifling and light to medium wear in the grooves. Action works perfectly but does not lock up tightly. So, in battery position there is a little “play” in the cylinder lockup. Grips are interesting in that they are proper Colt hard rubber...

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Colt 1878 Double Action...

Colt 1878 Double Action .38-40 (C13218)

Price $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 brass plug. Barrel is 5 ½” length.

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Colt 1878 DA 1902 “Alaskan”...

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

Price $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 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...

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Colt 1878 DA .45 (C13671)

Colt 1878 DA .45 (C13671)

Price $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 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...

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Colt 1878 DA .45 LC (C14289)

Colt 1878 DA .45 LC (C14289)

Price $1,895.00

Colt 1878 DA .45 LC caliber pistol. Made in 1882. Approximately 50% of the original nickel. Grips are very fine. Early 1878 that has an Old West appearance!

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Colt Model 1878 Double...

Colt Model 1878 Double Action .45 Long Colt...

Price $875.00
Colt Model 1878 Double Action .45 Long Colt caliber revolver. Bore is excellent. Note: The cylinder is a correct 1878 cylinder but is not original to this revolver and has overall light surface pitting. Grips are very good plus with no chips or cracks. Gun is about very good overall. Manufactured in 1897. Not for modern ammo. Do not fire with modern .45 caliber Long Colt ammo.
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Colt 1878 DA 44-40  (C15817)

Colt 1878 DA 44-40 (C15817)

Price $1,695.00

Colt 1878 DA 44-40 Made in 1893. .44-40 Caliber with a 7 ½” barrel. Metal is a dark brown patina with pitting. Grips are good with a repair on the left hand side grips. Action works well.

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Colt 1878 Frontier Double...

Colt 1878 Frontier Double Action (C16125)

Price $995.00
Colt 1878 Frontier Double Action. Made in 1887, .45 LC with a 5 ½” barrel. Markings are visible, but faint on the barrel. Barrel has been refinished. Frame and cylinder has been cleaned. Grips are excellent.
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Colt 1878 Frontier Double...

Colt 1878 Frontier Double Action Revolver (C16119)

Price $1,295.00
Colt 1878 Frontier Double Action Revolver. Made in 1892. .45 LC with a 4 ¾” barrel. Markings are clear. Metal has a gray to brown patina. Grips are very good. Action works well.
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Colt 1878 Frontier Six...

Colt 1878 Frontier Six Shooter .44-40 (C16087)

Price $2,250.00
Colt 1878 Frontier Six Shooter .44-40 caliber revolver. Made in 1896. Serial number 35,200. 4 ¾” Barrel marked Frontier Six Shooter. Action indexes properly. Bore has strong rifling with some light pits. Metal has a brown patina. Grips are very good, no chips or cracks. Very good overall condition.  
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Colt 1878 Double Action .45...

Colt 1878 Double Action .45 Colt Revolver (C15603)

Price $1,750.00
Colt 1878 Double Action .45 Colt Revolver. Manufactured in 1889. Revolver has approximately 25% nickel finish with patina. Action works. Grips are worn, but no chips. Good overall condition.  
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Colt 1878 DA Frontier Six...

Colt 1878 DA Frontier Six Shooter .44-40 (C15166)

Price $3,850.00
Colt 1878 DA Frontier Six Shooter .44-40 caliber revolver. Manufactured 1899. Bore has good rifling and light corrosion in the grooves. The action works and indexes perfectly. This is a .44-40 Frontier Six Shooter (marked on the barrel). Barrel address is sharp and clear. Barrel length 5 ½”. This revolver has mostly even patina. The grips are beautiful old original pearls with no chips, no...
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Colt Model 1878 Double...

Colt Model 1878 Double Action Revolver (C14968)

Price $1,650.00
Colt Model 1878 Double Action Revolver .45 Long Colt caliber. Manufactured in 1890. Barrel length 4 ¾”. Bore has good rifling and has light corrosion in the grooves. The barrel address and caliber markings are clear and legible. The action works perfectly. The revolver has no finish except for traces of original blue. The finish was possibly removed to prepare the metal for refinish. In any...
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Colt 1878 Double Action .45...

Colt 1878 Double Action .45 LC (C14961)

Price $995.00
Colt 1878 Double Action .45 LC caliber revolver. Made in 1888. 4 ¾” Barrel in .45 LC. Metal has a mostly smooth light brown patina with blue in protected areas. Grips are on the rough side. Action revolves and locks, but no half cock is present.  
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