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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Colt Lightning medium frame slide action rifle - $1450.00

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Colt Lightning medium frame slide action rifle. Serial number 52075. 26" octagon barrel. 32 caliber marked on barrel. Metal parts have fine original blue finish mixing with plumb patina. Has some small dings in the bottom of the magazine tube near the muzzle and a couple minor scratches in the left side of the frame by one of the screws. Stocks are fine, has a beautifully executed monogram "AJA" in the left side of the butt. Wood has original surfaces and are virtually free of minor marks, has a small crack by left side of frame, two tiny slivers on either side of the upper tang, and a couple minor nicks in the forearm edges. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.