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Lot 1276: Colt Prototype Electroless Nickel Colt Python Factory Letter-Box

Auction Date: September 9, 2017

Documented Colt Prototype Electroless Nickel Python with Factory Letter and Box

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,750 - $5,500

Documented Colt Prototype Electroless Nickel Python with Factory Letter and Box

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Python
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 357 magnum
Barrel: 6 inch vent rib
Finish: electroless nickel/blue
Grip:
Stock:
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Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 178
Class: Modern Handgun
Bore Condition: -
Description:

Confirmed by the included Colt factory letter this prototype Python revolver was kept by the Colt factory as a sample of electroless nickel finish. The letter also confirms the caliber, 6" barrel with standard markings, electroless nickel finish with blue finished cylinder and sights, and without stocks. The left side of the frame has the Rampant Colt. With pinned blade front and adjustable rear sights, serrated trigger, and checkered wide hammer spur. Complete with a maroon Colt "Heritage of Craftsmanship" box with Custom Shop end label numbered to the gun. Provenance: Colt Factory Archive Collection.

Rating Definition:

Excellent. The revolver retains over 99% of the respective finishes with a few minor scratches and a noticeable cylinder drag line. The box is very fine.



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