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    American Railway Express Colt Police Positive Double Action Revolver with Leather Holster.

    Serial no. 178174, .38 caliber, 4-inch barrel with fixed front blade sight. Blued finish. Backstrap marked: AM. RY. EXP. Checkered walnut grip panels with inlaid Colt medallions. Contained in R.E.A. Express leather holster.
    Colt Factory letter confirms configuration and also states, Factory Rolled "AM RY EX" on backstrap, Shipped To: American Railway Express, Co., Address: New York, NY c/o W.C. Harwood, Supt. February 19, 1927, guns in shipment, 50. [Photocopy of Colt letter is included].
    Property from the Estate of Robert (Bobby) Palazzo, Westlake Village, Ca.

    Condition: Very good. Retaining approximately 94-96% finish with thinning at muzzle, scattered handling wear and fine patches of pitting. Tracking line to cylinder. Scuffs and dings present to wood. Action good. Bright bore. Leather showing storage wear.


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