Colt 1878 DA Revolver Frontier 44-40 mfg 1895
Price: $2,295.00 | Product Code: 1878 | Availability: In Stock
The Colt Model 1878 is a double-action revolver that was manufactured by Colt's Manufacturing Company from 1878 to 1907. It is often referred to as the "Frontier" or the "Double Action Army" revolver. A total of 51,210 Model 1878 revolvers were manufactured from 1878 to 1907, including 4,600 for the US Ordnance Department. These are known as the "Philippine" or "Alaskan" models.
This revolver was manufactured by Colt in October of 1895 and was shipped to Montgomery Ward in Chicago as part of a shipment of just 3 guns. It has a 5-1/2 barrel chambered in .44-40. The mother of pearl grips appear to be fitted well and been on the gun a long time. This gun comes with a period holster of tooled leather mfg by G.G. Streeter of Buffalo Gap South Dakota.