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Old May 12, 2013, 02:41 PM   #12
ratshooter
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Colt was selling their Army Model to the Govt. for $25.00 a unit (individual pistol) - when the Remington became available, they undercut Colt and sold them to the Govt. at $12.50 a unit. Not that it has a whole lot to do with the price of tea in China but I still find it interesting.
Whats even more interesting is that Remington said they could also build the Colts revolver for $12.50 also.
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