"COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY SHERIFFS MODEL. SN 19-35 SHERIFF. Cal. 45 COLT. HOWARD DOVE ENGRAVED 3-1/2" bbl without ejector rod. This 1981 Colt Custom Shop Limited Edition was engraved by the Colt Factory master Howard Dove. Comes in Colt royal blue finish with gold plated backstrap, trigger guard and cylinder pin, gold inlaid sheriffs badge on recoil shield, relief gold inlay antique handcuff motif on loading gate. SN is inlaid with gold on bottom of frame. Flush gold rampant Colt trademark, flush gold inscription "1 of 35" on right side of frame, hammer bordered in gold line, gold muzzle band, wide gold band at rear of cylinder, gold fleur de lis on each chamber, flush gold inscription "COLT SHERIFFS MODEL .45" with gold bordered fleur de lis. Remainder of gun, including hammer is done in a scroll with punch dot background. Diamond checkered one piece ivory grips. Displayed in a factory roll-top case and also displayed with six-point gold sheriff badge. It is reported that there was only 37 of these fine revolvers made. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Gun appears as new and unturned. Oak case has just a few minor nicks and dings. Roll top cover has a series of scratches. 4-33629 BT93 (6,000-12,500)"
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