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    Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver. Serial no. 18156, .44 caliber, 7 1/2-inch barrel with single-line New York address. Blued finish. Case-hardened lever, hammer and frame. Two-line Colt's Patent dates. Silver-plated triggerguard and gripstrap assembly. Left side of triggerguard stamped: "M". Varnished walnut grips.
    Condition: Very good. Barrel assembly retaining approximately 35-40% finish with scattered flaking and wear overall. Cylinder retaining strong scene but showing a grey-brown patina, with minor pitting and light tracking line. Lever, hammer and frame retaining slight traces of case-hardening, mostly in protected areas, the remainder with grey-brown patina. Triggerguard and gripstrap assembly retaining approximately 10-15% silver finish, the remainder with brass patina. Grips retaining approximately 80-85% original varnish with wear to relief edges, minor nicks and large chip to right toe. Action tight and crisp.


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    September, 2011
    18th Sunday
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