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Manufactured in 1879. Blued Damascus steel barrels with a single bead sight on the smooth solid rib, and chambers measured 2 3/4 inches with a single extractor. The casehardened rebounding hammer action is unadorned aside from the factory "Colt's Pt. F. A. Mfg. Co." marking on either lockplate and features a set of double triggers. Nicely figured, multi-point checkered splinter forend with ebony tip inlay and round knob pistol grip stock with blued steel buttplate. Barrel and stock measurements (R/L): bore diameter nine inches from the breech .739/.738 inches; choke constriction .014/.014 inches; minimum wall thickness .043/.037 inches; 2 inch drop at comb; 3 3/16 inch drop at heel; 14 1/4 inch length of pull; weight 8 lbs. 12 oz.
Very fine, showing a mostly smooth brown patina on the barrels with strong patterns, 50% vibrant case colors with the balance a fine grey, 90% blue on the triggerguard and toplever, and overall light handling evidence. There is a small crack at the upper tang to the right; otherwise, the wood is very good with some light dings and scratches and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.
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