2nd GEN – 1958 .38 SPEC 5 1/2″ BLACK BOX

 

 2ND GENERATION COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER

SERIAL NUMBER – 24223SA

THIS CALIBER WAS FIRST INTRODUCED IN NOVEMBER 1955 WITH A SHIPMENT OF THREE 5 ½” REVOLVERS.

.38 Special

5 ½” Barrel

Blue and Casehardened Finish

Hard Rubber Stocks

Shipped on December 5, 1958 to California in a shipment of 2.

Factory Letter

 The revolver has a light cylinder ring and light scratches. The backstrap is 100% and the barrel is 100%. There is freckling on top of the frame. Minor muzzle wear on left side of muzzle.

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PRICE: $5,350

Black box includes brochure, warranty card, brush, wax paper and Handling the Handgun pamphlet. The hinge has been taped with black tape. Normal corner wear.

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FullSizeRender-37There were 10,591 revolvers shipped in black boxes in both nickel and blue and casehardened finishes. Of that number, only 6,506 were shipped with a 5 ½” barrel and blue and casehardened finish. The number may look high, but attrition makes this a very desirable revolver.