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WW1 British Army  .455 (ELEY)  COLT New Service Revolver   1916    Sn 115743

                         Early UK Spec  (1995)  Fully strippable and Dry firing

       This very original  1916 WW1  six-shot Colt New Service was a popular choice with British Army officers and many privately purchased it in the years prior to the First World War as an alternative to the standard-issue Webley .

      They were used in hand-to-hand fighting and for personal protection in combat and Trench raids into German Trenches.

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Nice original condition WW1 British Officers Service Revolver

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            The barrel is stamped 'Colt's Pt. F.A. Mfg. Co., Hartford. Ct. U.S.A.' 

 Above the patent dates along the top and 'New Service 455 Eley' on the left, blade fore-sight with fluted cylinder, the frame with grooved top-strap and Colt logo on it.

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   This Colt new service revolver has a nice smooth dry firing action and is fully strippable and is a 1996 deactivation with its certificate

    For anyone wishing to find out its history , Colt have a website and anyone can purchase that information direct from colt.

£1250.00