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    Scarce Massachusetts Militia-Marked U.S. Colt Second Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver. c. 1850-51 Serial no. 10189, .44 caliber, 7 1/2-inch part-round/part-octagonal barrel with New York address. Case-hardened lever, hammer and frame. Left side of frame marked: Colt's/Patent/U.S. Texas Ranger and Indian fight scene on cylinder, also marked: Model U.S.M.R. Rectangular cylinder stop slots. Brass squareback triggerguard and gripstrap assembly, the bottom marked: G/MS [Massachusetts]. Standard walnut grips with crisp JCB and WAT inspector's cartouches [see Flayderman 5B-025, page 85]. Approximately total manufactured 2,700.
    Condition: Very good. Metal showing even, mottled grey-brown age patina with scattered light spotting overall. Cylinder scene present. Slight traces of silvered case-hardening remaining. Grips excellent with light wear and minor marks. Action tight and crisp.


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    September, 2011
    18th Sunday
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