"COLT NEW SERVICE DA REVOLVER. SN 141940. Cal. 455 Eley. Rare nickel finish with 7-1/2" bbl, fixed sights with usual markings and rampant Colt on sideplate. Left side of frame and cylinder have tiny British proofs. The top strap and entire outer edge of the frame & grip frame as well as the flutes of the cylinder are matte finish with balance bright nickel. It is fitted with Colt hard rubber grips and has a lanyard stud & ring in butt strap. Few of these New Service revolvers were ever produced in nickel. CONDITION: Extremely fine plus. Appears to be new & unfired retaining virtually all of its orig factory finish with a few minor scratches on frame and tiny dings on bbl. Grips have a tiny chip in left toe and another on right escutcheon and show minor wear. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bore. 4-33852 JR319 (1,500-3,000)"
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