A .22 (S.) 'Lightning' pump-action rifle by Colt, no. 66138 (2)
Lot 39S1
A .22 (S.) 'Lightning' pump-action rifle by Colt, no. 66138 (2)
Sold for £175 (US$ 293) inc. premium
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A .22 (S.) 'Lightning' pump-action rifle by Colt, no. 66138 (2)
Lot Details
A .22 (S.) 'Lightning' pump-action rifle by Colt, no. 66138
Plain blued receiver, figured stock with Colt ebonite butt-plate, half-length magazine, the circular barrel, stamped Colt's PT.F.A.MFG. Co. Hartford CT. U.S.A./Patented May 29. Sept.18.83 May 26.85 June 15.86 Feb 22.87, with open-sight and bead-foresight
Weight 5lb. 15oz., 13½in. pull (13 1/8in. stock), 24in. barrel, contemporary London Black Powder proof
And an early .22 (S.) 'Lightning' pump-action rifle by Colt, no. 3699
Plain receiver (pitted) with colt rampant on left side, figured stock (chipped at toe) with Colt ebonite butt-plate (chipped at toe), half-length magazine, the circular barrel (pitted), stamped Colt's PT.F.A.MFG. Co. Hartford CT. U.S.A./Patented May 29. Sept.18.83 May 26.85 June 15.86 Feb 22.87, with open-sight and blade-foresight
Weight 5lb. 10¾oz., 13 3/8in. pull (13in. stock), 24in. barrel, recent London nitro proof
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  • The serial numbers suggest that rifle no. 3699 was completed in 1888, the second year of production, and that rifle no. 66138 was completed in 1902, shortly before the model was discontinued
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