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 Double Action...

Colt 1878 Double Action Revolver 32-20 (AC231)

Price $2,395.00

Serial Number 2(?)430. Made circa 1888 – 1892. 32-20 Caliber with a 5 ½” barrel.  20% - 25% of the original nickel finish with the remainder of the metal having been cleaned to a dark gray patina. The serial number cannot be read fully; the second digit is not readable. The...

Colt 1878 Frontier Six...

Colt 1878 Frontier Six Shooter .44-40 (C4119)

Price $3,750.00

Manufactured in 1893. Barrel is 7.5" and is marked "Colt Frontier Six Shooter". Bore has strong rifling and has a small area of pitting neat muzzle otherwise is bright and shiny. Grips are very good with no chips or cracks. Metal has a thinning blue turning to patina and looks good. Action works perfectly. Very good overall condition.

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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US Colt Model 1902 Double...

US Colt Model 1902 Double Action Philippine...

Price $2,295.00

Made in 1900. 45 LC Caliber with a 5 ½” barrel. This gun has a bluish to plum colored patina throughout metal. Gun was refinished long ago. Some small inspectors markings are still visible. “US” on right hand side of the frame is partially visible. Grips are checkered. The inside of one of the grips is marked “PC” which stands for Philippine Constabulary. Along with...

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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Identified Colt 1878 DA...

Identified Colt 1878 DA .44-40 (C16532)

Price $3,995.00

Identified Colt 1878 DA .44-40 caliber revolver. Made in 1903. Has a 7½” barrel in .44-40 caliber. This gun is in very good condition with over 50% original blue with the rest being an even dark brown patina. Grips are very fine. This gun comes with a factory letter confirming all features. This gun was shipped to Vancouver, British Columbia to Charles Tisdall. Mr. Tisdall was a...

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 LC (C13629)

Colt 1878 DA .45 LC (C13629)

Price $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 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.

Very Fine Colt 1878 DA...

Very Fine Colt 1878 DA Frontier Six Shooter...

Price $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 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...

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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New York Engraved Colt 1878...

New York Engraved Colt 1878 Sheriff’s Model .45...

Price $28,500.00

New York engraved Colt 1878 Sheriff’s model .45. Made in 1882. This gun was shipped to Hartley and Graham in a shipment of five. This gun is a very rare Sheriff’s model with a 4” barrel. The condition is excellent with 95-97% of the original nickel. The engraving and finishing were done at Hartley and Graham. Hartley and Graham had their own team of engravers....

Colt Model 1878 DA .44-40...

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

Price $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 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...