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factory engraving

  1. The Lounge
    As we all know, auction house describers can be pretty clueless especially when it comes to engraving. In a recent Morphy auction there were two nearly identical nickel-plated and factory engraved Colt Open Top .22s. (One had pearl stocks, the other ivory--both factory). One was described as LD...
  2. Colt Long Guns
    Here are some pics of the engraving on my Model 1878 shotgun. The Colt letter states it is factory engraved, but the engraver is not identified. Is it possible to identify the engraver by looking at the engraving patterns? I can take more and better pics if needed. Thanks.
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