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    Exceptionally nice, Untouched, Very Early, Martially Marked, Colt 2d Model Dragoon .44 Caliber Percussion Revolver, #8240. Metal generally smooth and dark with just one small area of light pitting around the muzzle, untouched. Very crisp and sharp. There are traces of original color on the lever. All matching except the wedge which is clearly period and correct but bears the number 982. Frame with Colt's / Patent / U. S. markings and government inspectors' initials on various other parts. Cylinder scene weak but visible, otherwise excellent markings, crisp tight action and excellent bore. Brass straps excellent and untouched with nice dark patina. Grips excellent with weak but visible inspector's cartouche. Just showing some honest wear along the bottom edge and corners and retaining about 50% of the original varnish. An excellent example of this very scarce martially marked Colt and especially desirable with this very early serial number.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2011
    25th Saturday
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