Colt Lightning Deluxe Rifle Small Frame Antique 22
.22 LR Full Fancy Letter Not Winchester Made 1888
Used Condition
FFL is not required
Current Bid
Starting Bid
No Reserve!
33 Bids Bid History
Time Left 15 min rule
Item has Ended
8/6/2017 9:23 PM
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Item 671276826
Location Bloomsburg, PA 17815-9622
No international shipments
Payment Personal Check, USPS Money Order, Money Order, Certified Check
Checkout Yes
Sales Tax
Seller must collect sales tax from the following states:
PA 6%   
Inspection/ Return Policy
Three Days from the date the item is received

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Colt Lightning DELUXE Small Frame With Very Cool Research Letter. Full Fancy Antique Deluxe Lightning Rifle.

NO RESERVE >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>$.01 Rare DELUXE Colt Lightning .22 Rifle. Serial number is 1214 made the second year of .22 caliber Lightning production in 1888. This is a FULL FANCY documented factory Deluxe Lightning. Features include 24 inch octagon barrel, Fancy Pistol Grip and checkered stock and blued and case hardened frame. The receiver looks like original nickel to us. Excellent Colt reserch Letter that's included in the sale. Condition is all original with no extra holes or other non-factory alterations. Sharp original checkering and XX fancy stock and fore end. Never refinished or freshened in any way. Excellent wood to metal fit everywhere. Original Colt hard rubber butt plate with a very small chip at the toe. This rifle is totally original throughout. CLEAR and Sharp Rampant Colt logo on the left side of the receiver. There is some honest usage wear and some fine surface rust on the outide of the octagon barrel with nearly all of the original barrel blue remaining. Sharp and clear Colt barrel address. Nice bore with some light frost in the grooves. We rate the bore a 7 out of 10. Correctly C coded tang sight (correct for a .22 Lightning) with rear sight dove tail blank that both look to have been with the rifle since new. This rifle was shipped to Hartley and Graham in New York City circa 1888 in a one gun shipment. Obviously a special order rifle for someone prominent back in the day. Hartley and Graham were the original big gun dealers from the 1800's. There is some very interesting history available online about this very cool NY City retailer. A great rifle with great history that is documented. This Colt is an Antique and Proof of age only is required for purchase. A very cool and original Deluxe Lightning .22 indeed.

Offered at no reserve. Please look at all the pictures and email any questions or for more pictures. We are a brick and mortar store located in Central PA. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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Payment Information
Antique Firearm... NO FFL required. We must have a valid copy of your state's drivers license for proof of age, along with a postal money order, bank cashier's check or personal check within 7 days of auction close. Personal checks must clear our bank before we ship. Please know your state and local laws and don't bid if this gun is not legal where you live. Insured shipping and careful packing will be $40 additional. Alaska and Hawaii will be slightly higher.

Shipping Details
3 day inspection minus all shipping, insurance and GB fees. No international shipments

Seller provided no "Additional Terms of Sale"
.22 LR
Barrel Length
24 inch
Mfg Part Number