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SN 179157. Cal. 44-40. 5-1/2″ bbl. Blue and case color finish. Hard rubber stocks with Colt medallion. Bbl shows 1-line address on top with Colt frontier Six Shooter logo rolled onto left side. Frame shows 2-line patent date on left side with rampant Colt logo in a circle to rear. SN on frame, trigger guard, and backstrap match. Cyl is un-numbered. Grips have last 4 digits of no’s scratched inside. The initials “TJC” are scratched on the inside of both grips, as is the name “TJ Chapel”, and what appears to be “Marlow Vol.” CONDITION: Very good. Revolver is a gray-brown patina overall, with traces of blue on the bbl and frame. Bbl address and logo are somewhat washed out. Front-sight is full-sized. Frame is a silver-gray patina overall with sharp patent mark. Colt logo is somewhat washed out. Frame screws are replacements. Cyl is a gray-brown patina with some roughness at the muzzle end. Trigger guard and backstrap are a gray-brown patina. Grips are very good with sharp checkering and clear logo and one small chip at bottom of right grip. Grips have turned a pleasing chocolate color, which is common to this vintage of Colt. A good old Frontier Six Shooter manufactured in 1898. 50988-7 TEP (2,500-5,000) – Lot 2361

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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