Nah, Colt never could figure out how to put a decent bluing on a gun...
My uncle bought one of those years and years ago from a guy who needed gas money. In the box, all the paperwork, absolute pristine shape, probably never even fired. He probably gave the guy $20 for it in the late 1950s.
"The gift which I am sending you is called a dog, and is in fact the most precious and valuable possession of mankind" -Theodorus Gaza
Baby Jesus cries when the fat redneck doesn't have military-grade firepower.