Great example of Colts desirable slide action rifles. This one is a medium frame, chambered in the popular .44-40. Early version which includes a bolt/slide release. Full octagon 26″ barrel with magazine tube running the full length. Rampant Colt logo on left side is very prominent. Condition:Very Fine Antique. Appears to be free of repairs or aftermarket alterations. Bluing is 70+% and original. Mostly honest wear with a few dings and nicks. Furniture has the expected dings, nicks and bruising of a 133 year old rifle. Fore grip appears to have been sanded and wood lightly clear coated. CLASS: ANTIQUE NO FFL REQUIRED