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Lot 620: Second Year Production Colt Python Double Action Revolver

Auction Date: May 13, 2022

Desirable Second Year Production Colt Python Double Action Revolver

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,500 - $6,500

Desirable Second Year Production Colt Python Double Action Revolver

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Python
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 357 magnum
Barrel: 6 inch vent rib
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
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Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 361
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Produced in 1956 which was the second year of production for the model. It features a raised blade front sight on a vent rib barrel and an adjustable notch rear mounted on the frame. The topstrap has a matte finish with the remainder of the metal surfaces a polished blue. Standard markings, with a checkered hammer, serrated trigger, beveled cylinder front edge and serrated back strap. The grips are checkered walnut with gold Colt medallions inlaid into each side.

Rating Definition:

Excellent with 98% of the original blue finish remains with light dings and surface scratches and most of the finish loss at the high edges and muzzle. Moderate drag line on the cylinder. The grips are also excellent with a few dings on the bottom and sharp checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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