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    Colt Double Action Belonging to an Identified Texas Ranger. ** Gun Control Act Requirements Apply** The gun belonged to Sidney S. Hutchinson, who joined Rangers Company D as a private in 1919. As the accompanying family photo (copy) shows, the Rangers of that era were still largely mounted on horses and policing rough territory much as they did several decades earlier.

    This .38 caliber police model Colt has matching serial numbers 259383. Retains traces of original finish in protected areas, but mainly an even dark gray patina. Expected moderate wear and pitting, action good. It is accompanied by an authentic U.S. Deputy Marshal's badge which descended through the family with the gun. The family member's annotation on the photo indicates that this was Hutchinson's badge, although we have no documentation of his service as a deputy marshal. Also included is what appears to be the gun's original holster by a fine maker, H. H. Heiser. From the Estate of John R. Eckel, Sr. For more information on this estate, please view the article "An Antique Love Story".

    Note: This firearm falls under the Federal Gun Control Act. Please see the information in the back of the catalog for Federal and State regulations for Buyers to make sure you can bid on this lot.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    14th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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