Colt 1877 Lightning & Thunderer

  • COLT 1877 Lightning .38 Colt caliber revolver.
Manufactured in 1903-barrel length 4 ½”. Bore has very good rifling and has some scattered corrosion in the grooves. Action works smoothly and indexes and locks up perfectly. Barrel address and all other markings are sharp and clear. Grips are excellent. Original lightning grips andare just a little oversize by a fraction but look and fit well but not perfect. Overall a good example of a Colt Colt lightnings. 
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    COLT 1877 Lightning .38 Colt (C16456)

    $795.00

    COLT 1877 Lightning .38 Colt caliber revolver. Manufactured in 1903-barrel length 4 ½”. Bore has very good rifling and has some scattered corrosion in the grooves. Action works smoothly and indexes and locks up...

  • 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!
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    Colt 1877 Lightning .38 (C16455)

    $3,850.00

    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...

  • Colt Lightning .38 caliber revolver. Made in 1899. Approximately 85% original nickel with flaking. Action works. Bore has strong rifling with minor pits. Good overall condition.
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    Colt Lightning .38 (C16435)

    $795.00

    Colt Lightning .38 caliber revolver. Made in 1899. Approximately 85% original nickel with flaking. Action works. Bore has strong rifling with minor pits. Good overall condition...

  • Colt 1877 Lightning .38 Colt caliber revolver. Made in 1902. Has approximately 95% original blue with a thinning blue on grip straps. Receiver has most of its original case colors. Bore is excellent. Very good overall condition. A fine Colt Lightning!
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    Colt 1877 Lightning .38 Colt (C16417)

    $2,495.00

    Colt 1877 Lightning .38 Colt caliber revolver. Made in 1902. Has approximately 95% original blue with a thinning blue on grip straps. Receiver has most of its original case colors. Bore is excellent. Very good overall...

  • Colt 1877 Thunderer Double Action .41 Caliber Revolver. Made in 1895. .41 Caliber with a 4 ½” barrel. Absolutely beautiful gun with almost all of the original blue rating at 97%. Very fine case colors on the frame. Grips are excellent. This gun comes in the original box. Label is very fine with some light edge wear. Absolutely beautiful gun in excellent condition with the original box!

    Colt 1877 Thunderer Double Action .41 Caliber Revolver (AC24)

    $7,500.00

    Colt 1877 Thunderer Double Action .41 Caliber Revolver. Made in 1895. .41 Caliber with a 4 ½” barrel. Absolutely beautiful gun with almost all of the original blue rating at 97%. Very fine case colors on the...

  • Colt 1877 Thunderer Double Action.
Made in 1893, .41 caliber with a 3 ½” barrel. This is a sheriff’s model which does not have an ejector. Gun is in very fine condition. Metal has 90% of the original nickel. Screws are all fired blued. Grips are excellent. Very fine all original Colt Thunderer Sheriff’s model.

    Colt 1877 Thunderer Double Action (C16128)

    $2,250.00

    Colt 1877 Thunderer Double Action. Made in 1893, .41 caliber with a 3 ½” barrel. This is a sheriff’s model which does not have an ejector. Gun is in very fine condition. Metal has 90% of the original...

  • Colt 1877 Lightning .38 Caliber Revolver. Made in 1903. .38 Caliber with a 4 ½” barrel. 50% of the original blue. Traces of case colors remain in the protected areas, but frame is mostly a gray patina. Grips are very good.

    Colt 1877 Lightning .38 (C16096)

    $1,295.00

    Colt 1877 Lightning .38 Caliber Revolver. Made in 1903. .38 Caliber with a 4 ½” barrel. 50% of the original blue. Traces of case colors remain in the protected areas, but frame is mostly a gray patina. Grips are...

  • Colt 1877 Lightning .38 Colt caliber revolver. Manufactured in 1907. .38 Colt caliber. This is about as good as it gets for condition. The revolver has 100% vivid case colors. Blue on barrel, trigger guard and backstrap is 100%. Cylinder has approximately 96-97% blue. One small area has some very light tiny spots (not pits). Top notch condition.
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    Colt 1877 Lightning .38 Colt (C15525)

    $7,500.00

    Colt 1877 Lightning .38 Colt caliber revolver. Manufactured in 1907. .38 Colt caliber. This is about as good as it gets for condition. The revolver has 100% vivid case colors. Blue on barrel, trigger guard and backstrap is...

  • Colt Thunderer .41 Colt caliber revolver. Manufactured 1883. Bore is excellent. Barrel length is 2 ½”, usually referred to as Sheriffs model or Storekeepers model with the short barrel. Barrel is acid etched Colt DA .41. Factory original barrel and gun has approximately 90% original nickel plating. Action works perfectly. Note: Grips look and fit well but are later replacements. Very nice example of a Sherriff’s Model Thunderer. Note: This revolver has the correct knurled cylinder pin and etched panel is easily legible and original.
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    Colt Thunderer .41 Colt (C15409)

    $2,250.00

    Colt Thunderer .41 Colt caliber revolver. Manufactured 1883. Bore is excellent. Barrel length is 2 ½”, usually referred to as Sheriffs model or Storekeepers model with the short barrel. Barrel is acid etchedColt...

  • Colt 1877 Lightning .38 caliber revolver. Manufactured in 1900. This is a very fine Lightning with 95% case colors and 93-95% bright original blue. Grips are perfect. Trigger and back of hammer have lustrous fire blue. There are some tiny dings behind front sight and some very light at the end of the cylinder from shooting. Bore is bright and has some light pits. Overall this rates as a very fine Lightning and hard to find with this much original finish. 
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    Colt 1877 Lightning .38 (C14479)

    $2,975.00

    Colt 1877 Lightning .38 caliber revolver. Manufactured in 1900. This is a very fine Lightning with 95% case colors and 93-95% bright original blue. Grips are perfect. Trigger and back of hammer have lustrous fire blue. There...

  • Colt 1877 Lightning Sheriff’s Model .38 caliber revolver. Made in 1877. Early gun, being produced in the first year of run. Has a 3½” barrel. This gun has the etched panel caliber marking. Nickel is excellent. Original nickel finish rates at 85%. Grips are very good and have the early course checkering. Nice example of an early Colt Lightning Sheriff’s model.

    Colt 1877 Lightning Sheriff’s Model .38 (C13627)

    $2,995.00

    Colt 1877 Lightning Sheriff’s Model .38 caliber revolver. Made in 1877. Early gun, being produced in the first year of run. Has a 3½” barrel. This gun has the etched panel caliber marking. Nickel is...

  • Colt 1877 Lightning Sherriff’s Model .38 caliber revolver. Made in 1890. Very fine gun with 85% of the original blue. Bright case colors on the frame. Barrel is 2½”. Grips are very good but show a little wear. Very nice example of a 2½” Sherriff’s Model Lightning.

    Colt 1877 Lightning Sherriff’s Model .38 (C13595)

    $2,995.00

    Colt 1877 Lightning Sherriff’s Model .38 caliber revolver. Made in 1890. Very fine gun with 85% of the original blue. Bright case colors on the frame. Barrel is 2½”. Grips are very good but show a little...

  • Scarce Colt 1877 Lighting Sheriff’s Model .38 caliber revolver. Made in 1888. 3½” barrel in .38 caliber with the etched panel caliber marking. Gun has excellent original blue on barrel and backstrap. Trigger guard still has about half of the original blue and it is flaking. Case colors are very good. Very fine example of a lightning sheriff’s model!

    Scarce Colt 1877 Lighting Sheriff’s Model .38 (C13592)

    $2,795.00

    Scarce Colt 1877 Lighting Sheriff’s Model .38 caliber revolver. Made in 1888. 3½” barrel in .38 caliber with the etched panel caliber marking. Gun has excellent original blue on barrel and backstrap...

  • Colt 1877 Thunderer .41 caliber revolver. Made in 1903. Beautiful example with 95% of the original blue. Bright case colors on frame. Grips are excellent. Very fine gun that works perfectly.

    Colt 1877 Thunderer .41 (C13575)

    $3,495.00

    Colt 1877 Thunderer .41 caliber revolver. Made in 1903. Beautiful example with 95% of the original blue. Bright case colors on frame. Grips are excellent. Very fine gun that works perfectly...

  • Colt Lightning .38 caliber revolver.
Colt revolver with English Pall Mall Colt address on barrel. Barrel length is 4 ½”. Barrel is acid etched “Colt D.A. .38”. Bore is perfect and action works perfectly. Grips are checkered rosewood and are excellent. Gun has approximately 90% plus original blue. Gun has 98% case colors. Gun was manufactured in approximately 1880. Case is excellent and completely original with proper lining, cleaning rod, and bullet block. Dealers trade label in lid for J.H. Crane of London. Note: English barrel addressed Lightnings are rare. Here is a very fine Pall Mall and Hartford marked barrel address. Hard to find a better outfit! The oak case is perfect!  
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    Colt Lightning .38 (C13122)

    $6,500.00

    Colt Lightning .38 caliber revolver. Colt revolver with English Pall Mall Colt address on barrel. Barrel length is 4 ½”. Barrel is acid etched “Colt D.A. .38”. Bore is perfect and action works...

  • Colt 1877 Lightning Store Keepers .38 caliber revolver. Made in 1888. 90% original nickel .38 caliber. Very good etched panel.

    Colt 1877 Lightning Store Keepers .38 (C11330)

    $1,995.00

    Colt 1877 Lightning Store Keepers .38 caliber revolver. Made in 1888. 90% original nickel .38 caliber. Very good etched panel.

  • Colt 1877 Lighting .38 Colt caliber revolver. Manufactured approximately 1901. Gun has an excellent bore. Frame has 98% bright case colors. Gun has approximately 95-96% blue. Grips are excellent. Barrel length is 3 ½”. Action works perfectly. This is a very fine storekeeper lighting!

    Colt 1877 Lighting .38 Colt (C11158)

    $3,650.00

    Colt 1877 Lighting .38 Colt caliber revolver. Manufactured approximately 1901. Gun has an excellent bore. Frame has 98% bright case colors. Gun has approximately 95-96% blue. Grips are excellent. Barrel length is 3...

  • Interesting Belgian copy of Colt lightening Pistol. The only one we have seen! 70% of the original nickel. Top strap is marked “Dresse Laloux & Co/ London” we believe this to be the retailer and that is was made for the English market.

    Interesting Belgian copy of Colt Lightening Pistol (C10862)

    $1,895.00

    Interesting Belgian copy of Colt lightening Pistol. The only one we have seen! 70% of the original nickel. Top strap is marked “Dresse Laloux & Co/ London” we believe this to be the retailer and that is was...

  • Colt 1877 Lightning .38 Colt caliber revolver. Manufactured in 1909. Has 92-93% bright blue, 3 1/2” barrel, original blue screws and excellent mechanics. Fine Colt Lightning.

    Colt 1877 Lightning .38 Colt (C5162)

    $2,450.00

    Colt 1877 Lightning .38 Colt caliber revolver. Manufactured in 1909. Has 92-93% bright blue, 3 1/2” barrel, original blue screws and excellent mechanics. Fine Colt Lightning.

  • Colt Lightning .38 caliber revolver with excellent barrel. Storekeeper with no ejector. Excellent condition.

    Colt Lightning .38 (C4163)

    $2,495.00

    Colt Lightning .38 caliber revolver with excellent barrel. Storekeeper with no ejector. Excellent condition.