was Colt’s first foray into the field of double action pistols, and appeared three years before Smith & Wesson produced their first double action gun.

Auction Metal has 9. The Colt M1877 was a double-action revolver manufactured by Colt's Patent Fire Arms from January 1877 to 1909 for a total of 166,849 revolvers. Originally called the New Double Action Self-Cocking Central Fire Six Shot Revolver, the Model 1877 was designed by their well-known employee, William Mason*, who also designed the famed Single Action Army Model of 1873. $10.00. :  2001.A History of the Colt Revolver, by Charles T. Haven and Frank A Belden. The Model 1877 was Colt’s first venture into double action revolvers. Made in 1895. 36, 1851,60, 61 Or Conversion.

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1877 Colt Lightning and Thunderer Revolver. Serven Books, Santa Ana, California:  1960.“Colt’s First Self-Cocking Revolvers,” by Old West outlaw John Wesley Hardin frequently used both "Lightning" and "Thunderer" versions of the Colt 1877 revolver. NRA VERY GOOD.

Colt Lightning Walnut Two-Piece Rough Shaped Grips. The gun is fully operational & built from the original Gatling drawings & specifications. document.write(theDate.getFullYear()) Get the latest information about new products, special deals, news, top-rated items, promotions and more! This is a sheriff’s model which does not have an ejector.

John Wesley Hardin was carrying a .38 Colt Lightning revolver with a 2 inch barrel the day he was killed. $100.00. $8.00. $49.99. was initially produced in .38 Colt (long or short), followed by the .41 Colt, and later still a few were made in .32 Colt. Most gunsmiths today will not work on them. ... Reproduction Colt Lightning Medium Frame Dust Cover And Screw. William H [5][6][7] Doc Holliday was also known to carry a nickel-plated Colt Thunder in his waistband as an accompanying gun to his nickel-plated Colt 1873. The shorter barreled versions without the ejector rod were marketed as "shopkeeper's specials". Site by One Dog Media, Copyright & Disclaimer © 1996- Add To Cart. $10.00.

The bird's head grips were of checkered rosewood on the early guns and hard rubber on the majority of later-production guns.[4]. LETTERED Antique COLT Model 1877 THUNDERER .41 Cal. 1877 Colt THUNDERER IS A COLLECTOR GUN with a 4 1/2" barrel.