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Several members gave me a lot of help and information regarding the Triple Lock last week before I had figured out how to post pictures. Now that I know how to do it, here's a picture of my gun SN 2XXX. Probably early first year production, but not sold until 1913. It does have the good five inch barrel and is all original. I got a letter from Roy in 1979 and have shot the gun many times.
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That is a treasure!
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Several members gave me a lot of help and information regarding the Triple Lock last week before I had figured out how to post pictures. Now that I know how to do it, here's a picture of my gun SN 2XXX. Probably early first year production, but not sold until 1913. It does have the good five inch barrel and is all original. I got a letter from Roy in 1979 and have shot the gun many times.
Good ole' TL, nothing better! They weren't produced in s/n order either, but I agree, definitely produced before 1913 with those medallion-less stocks. The use of the recessed gold plated brass medallions began in 1910.
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That is one nice gun
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Congratulations. I think anyone would be proud to have that in their collection.
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That gun has it.
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It has certainly faired better than old 8221.
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But it still shoots like a champ
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This is a picture of the gun with the letter. It shipped to Joseph J. Hughes in 1913. The family said he was a sheriff in a south-central Georgia county for some time, but I don't know which one. At least I didn't get a shipped-to-a-hardware-store letter with it. The gun is very photogenic for some reason. It cost me $250, and that was a whole lot of money back then. It came to me through a friend of a friend of the family. I was a Dean at the college that year so I guess people thought I had the money. . .it was still a scrape for me to find it and I don't think I told my wife.
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Looks good to me...would be nice to compare with my 455 T/L.
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Wow. I can't believe this 3 year old thread is back. Think it was one of my first on this Forum.
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My 44 triple lock with 5" barrel and a 18xx serial number was most certainly made in 1908 but not shipped until 1913. One explanation for this was that the 6-1/2" barrel was very popular and the 4" and 5" didn't sell well initially. Gary Lynn
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If you could get these old revolvers to sit down with you and give them a few shots of good bourbon, imagine the stories they could tell!!
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Can you show me in pictures the Triple Locks? Please
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Here is 1219. 5" barrel, shipped 1910.
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TRIPLE-LOCKS--POST YOURS!
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Wow! Eleven new likes on a three and one half year old thread. This must have been one of my first threads on the Forum. . .if not the first.
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In the following thread, Lee has posted really good pictures of the TL in a .455 TL:

The Young LT's Triple Lock .455
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It got a nice pair of grips shortly after I posted it over three years ago. Of course, the original grips are still with the gun. . .just not on it. I paid as much for the grips as I did for the gun almost 40 years ago.
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Bob,

Here is the TL 3rd lock itself:





Notice the front end of the shroud:



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Thought that looked familiar.

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Thought that looked familiar.
Yours are the best photos of all the lock parts on the forum!

And that's a great holster and TL.
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Thanks Jim.

I think the revolver holster combination looks better with the gun in the holster. Hah!

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