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 Post subject: Jesse James' Colt .45 Revolver
PostPosted: Mon Jun 13, 2016 8:37 am 
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Jesse James' Colt .45 Revolver May Bring $400,000 The Most Thoroughly Documented Jesse James Gun Ever to Appear at Auction: Colt Single Action .45 Caliber Revolver, Identified.


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 Post subject: Re: Jesse James' Colt .45 Revolver
PostPosted: Fri Jun 17, 2016 5:07 pm 
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Nice!!

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 Post subject: Re: Jesse James' Colt .45 Revolver
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Interesting that it was nickle plated.......I know it was done, just would have expected Jesse to carry one.on the other hand! :D

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 Post subject: Re: Jesse James' Colt .45 Revolver
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Back in the fifty's Argosy Magazine had an article by his son. I remember the son claimed he could ride between two telegraph posts and empty both revolver in them with all hits
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 Post subject: Re: Jesse James' Colt .45 Revolver
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That excerpt came from Jesse James Jr's book. It's really worth the read! And it was free on Kindle for a while, it still may be

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