New rare pair of Colt Handcuffs pre 1979. UNTOUCHED, NEVER USED!!! These handcuffs come in the original plastic wrap and are still covered in cosmoline paper. They come with the original key, key envelope, intruction sheet, and in the original box. These cuffs are rare, collectible and highly sought after by handcuff collectors as well as COLT collectors IN ANY CONDITION, LET ALONE NEW WITH ALL ORIGINAL PAPER WORK. - eBay
This set of Colt handcuffs sold for $440 (Plus $6.50 Shipping). Assuming that there was no difference between the two, it seems that the timing of the first seller was much better than for the follow-up auction. Still that is a huge sum for a pair of handcuffs!