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Offline Krylandalian

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Colt finish variations on the 2nd Gens
« on: June 02, 2019, 11:52:55 PM »
Curiously, one of my Pocket Navys has an oiled stock.   It s  s#d to it to. In ink. These came out standard with varnished.

I wonder if Colt Industries did this intentional to keep with the spirit of how Colt back then did strange departures from the norm once in a while?  There s  other variations too that are more subtle. Walker stocks, loading lever release checkering ,.

Curious.

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Re: Colt finish variations on the 2nd Gens
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2019, 12:48:24 PM »

I wonder if Colt Industries did this intentional to keep with the spirit of how Colt back then did strange departures from the norm once in a while? Curious.

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Re: Colt finish variations on the 2nd Gens
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2019, 10:43:51 PM »
Some of my Colts on duty.  You can see the Pocket Navys oiled stock. Instead of varnished.

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Re: Colt finish variations on the 2nd Gens
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2019, 08:00:39 AM »
With the originals I believe oiled was the military finish and varnished was civilian.

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Re: Colt finish variations on the 2nd Gens
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2019, 08:10:04 AM »
Those look great! Love the silver plating.
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