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  The revolver itself has the standard two-line address on top of the barrel, “NEW HOUSE 38” on the left, and “38” on the bottom. There is a circled Rampant Colt on the left rear of the frame and the assembly number “281” is marked
on the left of the grip frame and inside
the loading gate. It has 75% plus coverage
factory style floral scroll and zig-zag line
engraving and the above mentioned factory
inscription on the back strap. It is fitted with
a blade front sight, frame top groove rear
sight, loading gate, and a pair of smooth
pearl grips. Includes a binder of information
including that discussed above in addition to
information regarding Dr. Cox’s collection.
CONDITION: Excellent, retains 97% plus of
the untouched original nickel finish with a
few scattered patches of light flaking, some
scattered light handling marks, and crisp
engraving overall. The grips are very fine
with a few scattered light handling marks.
Mechanically excellent. A rare opportunity to
add a rare documented, factory engraved Colt
New House Model revolver with an inscription
linking it to two Colt employees
to your collection!
Provenance: The R.L. Wilson Collection,
The Dr. Robert G. Cox Collection,
The George S. Lewis Jr. Collection.
Estimate: 18,000 - 27,500

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