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SOLD at 2011 May 22 @ 05:50UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Estimate: $2250 - 3500
Made in 1923. Fixed sights, with the one line address on top of the barrel, "38 W.C.F." on the left side, and the two line, three patent dates on the left side of the frame next to the un-circled Rampant Colt. Matching numbers on the frame, grip straps and grip panels. The left front trigger guard bow is stamped with a "1" and the Colt "VP" triangle proof. Checkered grips with Rampant Colt logos.
BBL: 5 1/2 inch round
Gauge: 38 WCF
Grips: hard rubber
Serial Number: 344775
Condition: Very fine, with 85% of the original blue finish, showing areas of gray patina on the high points and down the sides of the barrel and ejector housing, along with scattered patches of spotting and mild handling marks. 60% of the original case colors remain, with a smooth mottled gray on the top strap and left side recoil shield, along with some light spotting. Excellent grips, with the exception of a small chip on the right heel and minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.