Colt model 1877 Lightning Double Action Revolver, 38 Colt black powder cal.., 3 1/2" barrel. This is a scarce first year production, serial # 168X. Comes with COLT LETTER, shipped June 16th 1877, to John P. Moore & Sons, New York, NY, plus all details such as rubber grips, Nickel finish etc.., This gun is all correct, action is perfect and crisp, possibly rebuilt it is that good, all numbers match and readable, all screws are nice not buggered up. No Nickel finish left, just smooth gray metal, barrel address good and readable, no caliber etching left on barrel. Grips show minimum wear , otherwise really nice shape, no chips or cracks. Bore is very good condition. You can see overall that it was taken care of and just shows normal wear and use over its 130 YEAR life. Can send more photos if needed. Colt letter shows white out but that is only in photograph. A great historical revolver, the type Billy, the Kid and John Wesley Hardin carried, plus other notable Western characters and a FIRST YEAR production to boot. Inquire with questions. If you want to make a SERIOUS OFFER, please contact me and maybe we can work something out,nothing is written in stone. Antique so no FFL needed except in States that require it. Know your state laws, as I will check before any transaction is made. Contact by e-mail first before calling Thank you. For more photos contact;
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