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Lot 370: Rare First Year Production Colt Python Revolver with Box

Auction Date: April 13, 2018

Exceptional and Rare First Year Production Serial Number 105 Colt Python Double Action Revolver with Box

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $18,000 - $27,500

Exceptional and Rare First Year Production Serial Number 105 Colt Python Double Action Revolver with Box

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Python
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 357 magnum
Barrel: 6 inch vent rib
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
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Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 137
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

1 of 299 manufactured in 1955. Standard markings and features. Comes with a Colt wood grain box for a 6 inch barrel, blued Python (the handwritten serial number is difficult to distinguish).

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 98% plus bright original high polish blue finish with some light-minor scratches, slight loss at the muzzle, and a light cylinder drag line. The excellent grips have some minor dings and scratches (mostly on the bottoms) and sharp checkering overall. Mechanically excellent. The box is very good with some minor fading and some minor-moderate wear.



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