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    Rare Presentation Inscribed 5-Digit U.S. Colt Single Action Army Revolver. Serial no. 16982, .45 caliber, 7 1/2-inch barrel with italicized Hartford address. "Donut" pattern ejector rod button. Exterior of cylinder stamped: P. Back of cylinder stamped: M & C. Barrel marked: J / P at rear, above cylinder pin. Blued finish. Case-hardened hammer and frame. Triggerguard stamped: O below serial number. Loading gate stamped: 356. Backstrap inscribed in script: B.L. Wootan, Ft. Wingate, N.M. 1877. A cursory internet search did not shed light on the original owner of this revolver but further investigation should prove rewarding. Oil-finished original walnut grips mysteriously lacking inspector's cartouche. Condition: Good to very good. Retaining approximately 10-15% finish mixed with mottled grey-brown patina. Faded case-hardening. Minor areas of fine pitting are present on ejector rod housing and frame. Ejector rod button slightly bent. Light tracking line on cylinder. Grips are excellent with light wear present. Action crisp.

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    June, 2013
    9th Sunday
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