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    Colt Lightning (2nd Model) .22 Long Round Rim Fire Calibre Slide / Pump Action Rifle Pump Action .22 Rifles
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    Colt Lightning (2nd Model) .22 Long Round Rim Fire Calibre Slide / Pump Action Rifle Pump Action .22 Rifles

    RiflesPump ActionUsed£ 695

    1887-1904 Colt Lightning (2nd Model) .22 Long Round Rim Fire Calibre Slide / Pump Action Rifle With Tube Magazine. D 1570 - D 1570

    The Colt Lightning Carbine or Colt Lightning Rifle was a slide-action (pump-action) rifle was manufactured by Colt from 1884 to 1904 and was originally chambered in .44-40 calibre. Colt eventually made the Lightning Rifle in three different frame sizes, to accommodate a wide range of cartridges, from .22 calibre and .38-40 to .50-95 Express. Its profile resembles the pump-action rim fire rifles made by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company and Remington Arms. The Lightning saw use as a sporting arm in America and was the larger frame express variant was adopted for use by the San Francisco Police Department. The small-frame Lightning (also referred to as the "Second Model Colt Lightning”) was the first rim fire rifle made by Colt and was manufactured between 1887 and 1904. Colt records indicate 89,912 were made, in .22 Short and .22 Long. This is small frame Colt Lightning (2nd Model) rifle in .22 LR calibre. It has a 23” blued barrel and measures 41 ¼” overall. It’s all original American Walnut wood work has knocks bumps and bruises to be expected. It’s butt plate has the embossed Rearing Colt trade mark roundel. The rifle has the correct tube magazine and is fitted with sling swivels. The top of the barrel has crisp Colt Hartford address detail 1885-87 patents (illustrated in image 2). The barrel has calibre detail ’.22L’ and has both Victorian black powder and later nitro proofs. The rifle is serial number ‘7703’. It is fitted with ‘v’ notch plate rear sight and pinched blade fore sight. Deactivated to UK/EU specification in 2020 the rifle’s slide, trigger & hammer move. The price includes UK/EU deactivation certificate & UK delivery. D 1570
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    CategoryRifles
    SubcategoryPump Action
    ConditionUsed
    Price£ 695
    Sale typeTrade
    MakeColt
    Calibre.22
    ModelLightning (2nd Model) .22 Long Round Rim Fire Calibre Slide / Pump Action Rifle
    Manufactured Year1887-1904
    MechanismRimfire
    CertificateNo Licence
    Your referenceD 1570
    Gun StatusDeactivated
    Recommended UsageCollection item

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