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Posted 2 years ago

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Stillwater
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Anyone recognize what this originally was? It looked similar to some old Colts I saw online, but I don't know much about guns. I think its a fatastic paperweight, it has rusted beautifully, just perfect! So, anyone recognize what it was?

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  1. musikchoo musikchoo, 2 years ago
    It could be an old 38 maybe
  2. Stillwater Stillwater, 2 years ago
    I just looked them up, it looks really REALLY similar! I'll take it out when I get home to do a comparison. Thank you very much, I think you might have identified it!
  3. musikchoo musikchoo, 2 years ago
    Anytime Stillwater
  4. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    That would go nicely with my rifle:-)
  5. jwendell222, 2 years ago
    Hi, this is a pretty good match for a Colt 'New Line' introduced in 1873. It was available in .22, .30, 32, 38, and .41 cal., short & long cartridges and a mix of rim & center fire. Yours appears to have a fluted cylinder which is correct, the loading slot, and the distinctive 'bird head grip'. Looks like a Colt, regards, Jim
  6. Stillwater Stillwater, 2 years ago
    Wow you're right Jim, thats a pretty darn close match, I think we've got a winner! Thank you!

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