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Old 06-26-2017, 12:02 AM
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Originally Posted by gunnut75 View Post
I found a 44-40 with a 5" barrel serial number 30,1xx. According to the catalog there were 32 made if I'm reading it right. All references say rarity precludes a price. Any idea at about 75% with some typical flaking in the blue and a little sweaty surface corrosion? Can't post pics but I want to make an offer. Anyone seen one before?
Does the serial # on the cyl match?

Quick test for an original 44-40 cyl as opposed to a 44 Spl cyl reamed to 44-40:

A 44 Spl will not completely chamber.
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