Lot 89: Colt Model 1878 SxS Shotgun - 12 Ga.
December 4, 2016
Harrisburg, PA, USALive Auction
Description: SERIAL #: None DESIGN: Sidelock top lever with rabbit ear side hammers. 22-3/8" barrels with extractors. Double triggers. MATERIAL/FINISH COMPOSITION: Damascus steel barrels. Case hardened breech. Smooth wood semi pistol grip stock and forearm. FEATURES: Brass bead front sight. Knurled top lever. Knurled hammers. Both sides of receiver marked "COLT'S PT.F.A. MFG. CO.". Metal relief molded butt plate depicting running deer and dogs. 13-1/8" length of pull to the rear trigger. 14-1/8" length of pull to the front trigger. CONDITION: Good. A dark patina with spotty pitting and scratching to barrels. Spotty discoloration and a patina to receiver. Moderate scratches and scrapes to stock and forearm. Longitudinal cracks to the butt stock. Poor fit and finish of the stock to receiver. INVENTORY NO. / CATEGORY: 4520/ANT ESTIMATE: $400 - $600