Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

need info an an old Colt 22 rifle

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • need info an an old Colt 22 rifle

    My father has recently had a renewed interest in firearms and has started asking me about an old Colt .22 rifle that has been in the family for years. It doesn't work (and appears to be missing a brass colored block in the action). It has a patent date from Feb of 1887 but I believe it was made around 1896. My questions are 1. what it is worth in its current condition, and 2. would it be worth trying to get it fixed? Thanks in advance for the help. I have pics and will try to post them up soon.
    JK Custom Arms
    01 FFL
    620-727-0407

  • #2
    here are some pics..





    JK Custom Arms
    01 FFL
    620-727-0407

    Comment


    • #3
      Just give colt a call, they will tell you almost everything.
      NRA Life Member

      Comment


      • #4
        Looks like a Lightning.
        Too bad is not all there!!!!
        Only Two Defining Forces Have Ever Died For You: Jesus The Christ And Your American Soldier Jesus Died For Your Soul And The Soldier Died For Your Freedom.

        Comment


        • #5
          Originally posted by 44wcf View Post
          Looks like a Lightning.
          Too bad is not all there!!!!
          The missing piece, might be hard to find.




          http://www.gunauction.com/search/dis...temnum=9960449

          Might be worth $600 or more if completee.

          Buy a Ruger 10/22 or a Marlin 39. You might find a Rossi or Taurus .22 pump.
          The people think the Constitution protects their rights; But government sees it as an obstacle to be overcome.
          If your religion says suicide and murder are wrong; Aren't you doing both if you are not prepared to defend your life and the lives of others?
          I am not a lawyer, but I have personal opinions.

          Comment


          • #6
            I have a Ruger already but wouldn't mind an older marlin 39 Golden A..
            JK Custom Arms
            01 FFL
            620-727-0407

            Comment


            • #7
              You can find a picture and have someone make the part and it will be worth a lot.
              tk

              Comment


              • #8
                Originally posted by tkarter View Post
                You can find a picture and have someone make the part and it will be worth a lot.
                tk
                It might be part #21 in the drawing. Some books may have tool room drawings so it would be easy to make it right.
                If you try a search for parts on-line, you might find an original part that can be fitted. But 120 years ago, tolerances were 1/100" and all had to be fitted by a skilled worker.

                Colt might know and a Colt collectors group would be your best bet.

                1. Colt Parts & Gun Parts for Colt Guns

                  www.coltparts.com/parts1.html
                  Views of Colt Parts for almost all Antique (pre-1898) Models of Colt Firearms; Revolvers, ... Colt Peacemaker 22, Q - F - P & K Frame ... Colt 1877 Lightning 38 ...
                2. Colt Lightning Rifle Small Frame - Colt Repair Parts

                  www.coltparts.com/pt_lightningsmall.html
                  Colt Lightning Rifle Small Frame Colt parts. coltparts.com. ... COLT LIGHTNING SMALL FRAME RIFLE .22. http://www.coltparts.com/pix_lightningsmall.jpeg ...
                3. Colt Lightning .22 cal help - TheFirearmsForum.Com

                  www.thefirearmsforum.comFirearmsCurio & Relics Forum
                  Mar 28, 2010 – Colt Lightning .22 cal help Curio & Relics Forum. ... i would like to round up the parts to make it complete again and hang it on the wall. where is ...
                  Colt Lightning Small Frame Rifle‎ - Sep 28, 2011
                  Colt Lightning 22 Rifle Help‎ - Mar 14, 2010
                  Colt Lightning Rifle 22 cal‎ - Oct 23, 2009
                  Old Colt Rifle‎ - Jun 4, 2009
                  More results from thefirearmsforum.com
                4. Colt Lightning Rifle .22 Short - Parts Gun for sale, gun classifieds or ...

                  www.gunsamerica.com/.../Colt_Lightning_Rifle_22_Short_Parts_Gu...
                  Colt Lightning Rifle .22 Short - Parts Gun for sale in category offered by Hyatt Gun Shop: Made 1901, C&R eligible. This gun has a bad chambe... This is a gun ...
                http://www.coltparts.com/pt_lightningsmall.html
                LIGHTNING SMALL FRAME RIFLE
                ( .22 Short .22 Long )
                MFG. 1887-1904
                KEY MFG.# Description Price
                1 13241 Bolt……………………………………………. $ 89.50
                2 13243 Magazine Follower…………………………….. 24.50 *
                3 13244 Dust Cover…………………………………….. 100.50 *
                4 13245 Bolt Guide…………………………………….. 99.50
                5 13246 Locking Block………………………………… 47.50
                6 13247 Cartridge Stop………………………………… 37.45
                7 13248 Cartridge Carrier……………………………… 48.15
                8 13249 Hammer………………………………………..Hammer
                9 13251 Trigger………………………………………… 37.45
                10 13252 Firing Pin……………………………………… 115.50 *
                11 13253 Mainspring……………………………………. 42.50
                12 13254 Trigger Spring……………………………..…… 11.45
                13 13255 Slide Stop Spring……………………………… 10.45
                14 13257 Cartridge Stop Spring………………………..….. 5.10
                15 13258 Magazine Loading Spring……………………… 19.50
                16 13259 Extractor……………………………………… 27.75
                17 13261 Magazine Barrel Lug…………………………..… . 5.10
                18 13263 Tang Screw……………………………………..… 9.95
                19 13264 Forearm Grip Screw………………………………. 9.95 *
                20 13265 Receiver Screws……………….………………… 11.50
                21 13266 Trigger Spring Screw…………..………………… 12.50
                22 13267 Slide Arm Stop Spring Screw…..………………… 6.50
                23 13268 Cartridge Stop Spring Screw…….……………….. 6.50
                24 13269 Mainspring Screw………………..……………….. 4.95
                25 13271 Dustcover Screw…………………..……………… 19.50 *
                26 13272 Magazine Stud Screw………………..……………. 4.95
                27 13273 Ejector Screw…………………………..…………. 5.50
                28 13274 Hammer Pin…………………………….………… 3.10
                29 13275 Trigger Pin………………………………………… 3.10
                30 13276 Magazine Gate Pin…………………………..……. 3.10
                31 13277 Cartridge Carrier Pin…………………………..….. 3.10
                32 13278 Locking Brace Pin……………………………….... 3.10
                33 13279 Extractor Pin………………………………………. 3.10
                34 13281 Forearm Escutcheon……………………………….. 9.95 *
                35 13282 Magazine Feed Throat…………….…………..……99.95 *
                36 13283 Magazine Band……………………..…………….. 19.95 *
                37 13284 Magazine Plug……………………….…………… 38.50 *
                38 13285 Slide Bar………………………………..…………. 37.45
                39 13286 Magazine Spring………………………..………….. 6.50
                40 13287 Rear Sight………………………………………… 75.50 *
                41 13288 Front Sight……………………………..…………. 65.50 *
                42 13289 Magazine Tube…………………………………… 112.50 *
                43 13291 Upper Receiver Frame…………………..…………Frame
                44 13292 Lower Receiver Frame…………………..………… 34.50
                45 13293 Hammer Roll……………………………………….. 9.50 *
                46 13294 Hammer Roll Pin…………………………………… 3.10
                47 13295 Hammer Safety Pin…………………………………. 4.10
                48 13296 Top Cover Bushing…………………………………. 9.95 *
                49 13297 Buttplate Screw…………………………………….. 9.95 *
                50 C/29 Buttplate…………………………………………… 24.00
                51 13298 Forearm Wood………………………………………Stock
                52 13299 Buttstock……………………………………………Stock
                53 Barrel............................................ ............................Barrel


                * Limited quantity or no inventory
                Last edited by Jim Macklin; 03-07-2012, 03:58.
                The people think the Constitution protects their rights; But government sees it as an obstacle to be overcome.
                If your religion says suicide and murder are wrong; Aren't you doing both if you are not prepared to defend your life and the lives of others?
                I am not a lawyer, but I have personal opinions.

                Comment


                • #9
                  Thanks for all the info Jim... BTW, you have too much spare time on your hands!!
                  JK Custom Arms
                  01 FFL
                  620-727-0407

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    Originally posted by cjkranz View Post
                    Thanks for all the info Jim... BTW, you have too much spare time on your hands!!
                    You're welcome. Time? Spare time. Being unemployed, this is my work.
                    Now, if I could win the lottery, I'd have work to do that I'd get paid to do. And I'd hire people too.

                    As for looking up info on your old rifle, that only took about 30 seconds.
                    The people think the Constitution protects their rights; But government sees it as an obstacle to be overcome.
                    If your religion says suicide and murder are wrong; Aren't you doing both if you are not prepared to defend your life and the lives of others?
                    I am not a lawyer, but I have personal opinions.

                    Comment

                    Working...
                    X