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SN 235613. Cal. 41 Colt. 3″ bbl, blue and case color finish, 2-pc Mother of Pearl grips. Bbl has standard 2-line address on top with index mark and cal mark on left side. There is a small “41” stamped on bottom of bbl in front of frame. Frame has 2-line patent mark at forward left side with Rampant Colt logo in circle to the right. Loading gate has assembly number 594 on rear face. Assembly number 594 is also stamped on frame under trigger guard. SN matches on frame, trigger guard and backstrap. Cyl is unmarked. Grips are unmarked and have a “low screw” design. Hammer has course knurling with margin. Frame has correct profile for this model and no evidence of weld. Consignor states that this revolver was found over 50 years ago in pieces in a shoebox with all parts disassembled, including the bbl. Revolver was very rusty and pitted and was cleaned and reassembled with some parts replaced. There is a very slight gap between the breech end of bbl and frame as a result of this cleaning. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl has a silver/gray patina overall with sharp markings and full size front sight. Bore is dark but has visible rifling and some stains. Frame has been cleaned and is slightly undersized at the forward left side where there was some heavy pitting. There is also heavy pitting on the inside of the top strap and inside bottom of frame which has been cleaned. Trigger guard and backstrap are both a dark brown patina that has been cleaned with some staining on the forestrap behind trigger. Backstrap is a plum/brown patina. Main spring has been replaced and some screws have been replaced. All markings are legible. Cyl is a plum/gray patina overall with edge wear and good chambers, with a slight drag mark. Grips have a repair at the toe on the left side and a chip off the heel on the right side. Grips show nice figure. Grips are also heavily rust stained on the inside. A good old Sheriff’s Model six-shooter that has been given a second chance. 50479-1 (3,000-5,000) C&R – Lot 2358

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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