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SN 44760. Cal. 38. 4-1/2″ nickel plated bbl. Front blade sight, left side of bbl with etched panel. Top of bbl with 2-line Hartford address. 6-shot rebated cylinder. 2-pc hard rubber checkered grips with Rampant Colt on top. Accompanied by Colt factory letter confirming current configuration and stating gun shipped to E.K. Tryon, Jr. & Company, Philadelphia, PA 7/3/1883. Holster is nicely tooled in repeating floral pattern with metal belt clip. PROVENANCE: The Estate of G. W. “Bill” Stewart of Sonora, Texas. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl retains 90-95% strong orig nickel plating with only minor loss at muzzle. Cyl retains 50-60% orig nickel. Frame and top strap retain approx 90% orig nickel. Some fire-blue left on back of hammer and trigger. Front and backstrap retain most of their orig nickel. Grips are excellent with minor carry wear. Holster is very good as period used with minor drying and craquelure. Stitching appears very good. 49973-194 JSL140 (2,500-4,500) – Lot 2376

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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