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I am posting this question for the experts regarding a stamp on a Colt Lawman Mark III. I have enclosed a photo of the revolver plus a close-up of the pony since it is so well struck and the "P" stamp. My question is the P an assembler's mark or a proof mark of some kind? It already has the verified P. Thanks for you time and insight. Regards, Bill
 

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It's an inspectors stamp.

Modern Colt revolvers have an inspectors stamp on the left rear of the trigger guard, the "VP in a triangle" Verified Proof on the left front of the trigger guard an another inspectors stamp on the frame just below the serial number.

I've never heard for certain, but the general consensus is that the stamp on the rear of the trigger guard is the stamp of the person who assembled the gun, and the stamp below the serial number is the stamp of the final inspector.
 
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