The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > Hogan's Alley > Handguns: The Revolver Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old May 26, 2001, 03:12 PM   #1
Swamp Yankee
Senior Member
 
Join Date: November 26, 2000
Location: Northeastern Ct.
Posts: 1,013
Rainy day today here in Ct. Went out and hit the gun shops. I came across an absolutely mint Colt Cobra with a brite nickel plated finish. If there had been a box of ammo through this little gem I'd be suprised. As this is the first nickel plated Cobra I've ever encountered I have two questions.
Does anyone know if Colt ever shipped Cobra's with a nickle finish from the factory or is this an aftermarket addition?
Any idea as to the value or what a fair price would be?
As always thanks in advance for the responses.
Take Care
Swamp Yankee is offline  
Old May 26, 2001, 04:10 PM   #2
MADISON
Senior Member
 
Join Date: January 1, 2000
Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Posts: 2,678
Cobra feed back

In the late 60's to early 70's I had a good shooting Colt Cobra. Yes it was Nickel Plated from the factory. In those days STAINLESS was a dream, only.
MADISON is offline  
Old May 26, 2001, 04:36 PM   #3
Monkeyleg
Senior Member
 
Join Date: January 25, 2000
Posts: 4,625
Swamp Yankee, on the two online gun auction sites (gunbroker.com and auctionarms.com), there have been two nickel Cobras that have sold in the last three months. One was new in box, a 2" with walnut medallion grips. It sold for $505. The other was as new, a 2" with pearl grips, and it sold for $550.

Hope this helps.

Dick
Monkeyleg is offline  
Old May 27, 2001, 06:51 AM   #4
WESHOOT2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: February 20, 1999
Location: home on the range; Vermont (Caspian country)
Posts: 14,213
Lucky guy.

Still love the Cobra.....
__________________
.
"all my ammo is mostly retired factory ammo"
WESHOOT2 is offline  
Old May 28, 2001, 05:31 PM   #5
7th Fleet
Senior Member
 
Join Date: January 28, 2000
Posts: 1,468
I have a NIB blue Cobra that hasn't even had the cylinder turned on it and it's a beauty.

7th
__________________
SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL POLICE, KEEP THEM INDEPENDENT.
7th Fleet is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:44 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2014 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.07920 seconds with 7 queries