I picked up an old Colt pistol, looks possibly like an old service model.
"COLT'S PT FA MFG CO HARTFORD CT USA.
PAT'D AUG 5 1884 JUNE 5 1900 JULY 4 1905"
"NEW SERVICE 455 ELEY"
SERIAL # 88844 (Colt serial number look up seems to be an 1897 - NEW ARMY & NEW NAVY MODELS (DA 38...
Colt New Service 455 ELEY. From Colt’s look-up it’s:
Year of Manufacture
NEW SERVICE AND NEW SERVICE TARGET MODELS
In great shape. Just missing ejector rod head. Fully functions.
Any thoughts on value?