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Lot 3621: Colt Shooting Master Double Action Revolver in .45 Colt

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

Documented Colt Shooting Master Double Action Revolver in Very Scarce .45 Colt with Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,000

Documented Colt Shooting Master Double Action Revolver in Very Scarce .45 Colt with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Shooting Master
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 LC
Barrel: 6 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 284
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

The included copy of the factory letter confirms the current finish, barrel length, and caliber when it was shipped to A. N. Kay of Harren, Arizona on December 24, 1934. Knowledgeable collectors believe that about 3,500 of these Shooting Master revolvers were built, of which, only 156 were chambered for 45 Colt. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Very fine retaining 95% slightly faded original blue finish, light handling evidence, cylinder drag line, and some high edge wear. The slightly undersized replacement grips show a few minor marks and sharp checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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