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Auction Date: November 30, 2012

Lot 1603: Colt - Woodsman

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Spectacular Gold Inlaid and Factory Engraved Colt Woodsman Target Semi-Automatic Pistol with Ivory Grips
Estimated Price: $7,000 - $10,000
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Serial #Colt - Woodsman ManufacturerColt ModelWoodsman
TypePistol Gauge22 LR Catalog Page254
Barrel4 1/2 Inch Round FinishBlue/ Gold GripIvory
Stock ClassCurio & Relic Handgun RatingSee Condition
DescriptionEquipped with adjustable ramp blade front and notch rear sights, with the one line address on the left side of the barrel, the Rampant Colt over "WOODSMAN" on the frame, and "COLT/AUTOMATIC/CAL. 22 LONG RIFLE" on the slide, all executed in gold inlay along with the serial number and a pair of gold bands at the muzzle and breech. The pistol is further accented with scroll and punch dot engraving, as well as an eight-pointed radiant star on the back strap. Fitted with an attractive pair of smooth ivory grips with a contoured right handed thumbrest. According to information provided by a previous owner, this pistol was special ordered from Colt by noted collector Larry Mayle.

ConditionNear new, with 99% plus original blue finish, showing some light handling marks and edge wear overall. Grips are excellent with a few minimal handling marks, as well as a gently aging color which serves to enhance the natural grain. Mechanically excellent.
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