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SN 38877. Cal. 450 Boxer. 5-1/2″ bbl. Bright English blue finish throughout with 1-pc walnut grips and bulls-eye ejector. Single line “Pall Mall/Colt” address on bbl with 3-line patent dates on frame. Trigger guard marked “45 CAL”, “B” indicating the 450 Boxer caliber. Case colored hammer and provision for lanyard on butt. Black powder frame. Manufacture 1877. Accompanied by factor letter indicating: caliber 45 Boxer; bbl length not listed; finish blue; types of stock not listed; special notation “short bbl”; shipped to Colt’s Patent Fire-Arms Mfg. Company, London Agency, London, England; date of shipment December 31, 1877; guns in shipment 168. CONDITION: Very fine overall, with much original English blue finish remaining. Case colors on hammer are in protected areas. Grips are very exceptional with no cracks or material loss. Bore and mechanics are excellent and chambers have not been modified for the later Colt cartridges. Appropriate English proofs on bottom of bbl. Matching numbers throughout inclusive of bbl, cylinder, frame, backstrap and trigger guard. A very much above average Pall Mall London Colt. 50935-14 TDW (14,000-16,000) – Lot 2345

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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