"COLT DRAGOON SECOND MODEL PERCUSSION REVOLVER. SN 10731. Cal. 44. Usual configuration with 7-1/2" oct to rnd bbl, German silver front sight with usual bbl marking. It has a tiny "U.S." below COLT'S PATENT" on left side of frame and brass grip frame with square back trigger guard and tiny inspector initials on most of parts, including left bottom edge of 1-pc walnut grip. Grip has been refinished, obliterating cartouches which were undoubtedly present before refinishing. It has a matching number in ink in backstrap channel. CONDITION: Fine, all matching except wedge which is numbered either "68" or "89". No orig finish remains being a smooth gray/brown patina with small spots of scattered light pitting. Cylinder is identical condition and retains 35-40% Ranger-Indian fight scene and four of six safety pins are prominent. Grip frame is a medium mustard patina and grip is sound showing moderate wear and retains an amateur restored finish. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore with a few scattered spots of light pitting. 4-32308 JR353 (8,000-12,000)"
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