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SN 11637. Cal. 44. 8″ bbl. Blue and case color finish with 1-pc walnut grip. Bbl shows 1-line New York address on top. German and silver blade front-sight. Gain twist rifling. Left breech of bbl shows inspector initial “T”. Right breech of bbl shows inspector initial “L”. Frame is of the 4-screw variety with stock bolsters attached and shows Colt’s patent mark on forward left side. Trigger guard and apron of backstrap shows “T” proof. Cyl has Colt’s patent mark with naval cyl scene. Cyl shows “T” proof and “L” proof marks. Grip has “JT” cartouche on lower left side. Butt of grip shows “T” proof. SNs match on frame, bbl, trigger guard, backstrap, cyl, arbor, and grip. Wedge is numbered 1663. CONDITION: Fine. Bbl retains 40% bright-blue finish overall, that has drifted to a plumb-brown patina with some scratches along the top side of bbl. Bbl address is sharp. Sight is very good. Bore is bright with sharp rifling and some stains. Frame retains 40-50% orig case color with clear patent mark. Frame screws contain a considerable amount of blue finish. Trigger guard has a mustard-brown patina with clear markings. Backstrap retains traces of blue finish in protected areas with sharp markings. Cyl retains 20-30% blue finish and 80% cyl scene that has been battered somewhat. Engaged mark is clear. Cyl no. and inspector marks are sharp. Grip is very good with a readable cartouche and SN. Grips show handling marks overall with a small chip missing from right toe. Grips have a coat of varnish applied. 51028-16 TEP (5,000-7,500) – Lot 2272

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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