Thread: Colt info?
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Old February 3, 2013, 04:31 PM   #2
Fingers McGee
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Colt never made an 1851 Navy that they called the 'Civilian Model'. All 1851 Navies were .36 caliber. Silver (not nickel) plated BS/TG was an optional finish as was blued iron and polished brass. This just another one of Pietta's marketing strategies.
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