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This is a never-was, didn't quite get christened with a name but Colt's letter states intention, with no marks on the gun except pony & a project mark on front right lower frame ---





I suppose it had some factory firing to proof the new barrel thread but no indication I can see.

My guess the GX-953-2 number has a meaning that might lead to more info. Such as G meaning all revolvers?, X meaning experimental, 953 file number of details-results, 2 second --- my pipe dream.

It's seeking a new home, maybe a trade --
 

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Cam,

You probably know this, but the "W in crown" mark is the mark of Woolwich Arsenal, which accepted British Purchasing Commission arms from the U.S.

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FYI, Woolwich Arsenal is the namesake of the Premier League's Arsenal football team.

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This is a usta-be, I think, before I gave it a face lift back about 1983, now with my Son-inlaw ---

Damn I wish that was mine. Best looking snubbie mods I've ever seen in my life. I should send you mine to turn into something like this...but I don't know if I could afford it :)
 

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One of a group of 1100 Official Police in 38-200 (.38 S&W) that were shipped to England to support the war effort. This gun is one month older than I am. Note the Crown marking:
Cam, I'm glad you posted this one. I was hoping we'd get to see a nice example. That's one I'd like to add to the collection one day.
 
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