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*COLT MODEL 1903 NEW ARMY & NAVY REVOLVER. SN 203744. Cal. 38 Colt. Blue finish with 6″ bbl, slightly altered half moon front sight and 2-line address with “COLT D.A. 38” on left side. Left rear edge of frame has the “RAC” (Rinaldo A. Carr) sub-inspector initials with faint “J.T.T.” (John T. Thompson) inspector initials and the faint date “1903” also on left side. It is mounted with smooth 2-pc walnut grips. Buttstrap is marked “U.S. / ARMY / MODEL 1903” with the SN. Buttstrap also has a lanyard swivel. Right rear web of trigger guard is stamped with a small 6-pointed star which indicates factory restoration which has nearly obliterated the model designation and some of the inspector initials on the left side of the frame. It is also apparent that the grips were changed during the restoration. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: About fine. Bbl retains 88-90% glossy factory blue with holster wear on both sides from the muzzle; frame retains strong factory blue with a blue/gray backstrap; grips are sound showing moderate wear. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore. 4-44736 JR288 (500-1,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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