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Offline Mantruck1963

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My "new" Walker
« on: June 24, 2020, 12:12:11 PM »
Just picked this up at a local auction. The roman numeral dates this 1962. Colt on top of barrel, but no ASM identity anywhere...just the Italian proof marks - also located under the barrel. no "Made in Italy" on gun.

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Re: My "new" Walker
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2020, 01:33:14 PM »
That's a heck of a find Mantruck!

I do believe though, that XVIII is actually 1972 vintage. I have a Dragoon with the same date code.
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Re: My "new" Walker
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2020, 01:52:00 PM »
Thanks for the update on the date code. Of course I got my info off the interweb!

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Re: My "new" Walker
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2020, 01:58:20 PM »
Anytime! That's what we're here for, to help each other.

That really is a good looking Walker. Can't wait to hear how you like shooting it.
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Re: My "new" Walker
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2020, 02:38:50 PM »
it is going to go for a treatment by Goons Gun works. Mike Bracket does wonders with these platforms.

Offline G Dog

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Re: My "new" Walker
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2020, 06:21:11 PM »
It look's to be a '62.  XXVIII is '72. 
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Re: My "new" Walker
« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2020, 08:27:25 PM »
I like it Mantruck. Mike is the guy to slick them up for you.

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Re: My "new" Walker
« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2020, 09:18:00 PM »
Awesome find mantruck. It is a 1962.

I have a Walker with the exact same date code. It is one of the first modles that was imported into the U.S. by Replica Arms Co. out of Texas when they first started. The company sold shortly after and became Replica Arms Inc. And set up shop in Ohio.

You got yourself a nice early piece.

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Re: My "new" Walker
« Reply #8 on: June 27, 2020, 12:41:33 PM »
Looks like I need a new date code chart!  (??

Or maybe, just new glasses!  f(*&
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