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Colt "New Service" Revolver

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« on: April 17, 2009, 06:30:40 pm »

Colt "New Service" Revolver

The next official military pistol acquired by Canada, to equip the Second Contingent sent for Boer War service, was also a Colt product, this particular model having been introduced by the company in 1898. A total of 943 were acquired.

Configuration of Canadian-issue arms: Double-action revolver; blued finish; cast black grips; 5.5" barrel; chambered for .45 Colt cartridge; 6 round capacity; cylinder swings out to left side for loading and extraction. In service 1900-1928. (The Colt New Service Revolver - chambered in .455 Eley - was also adopted as the official sidearm of the RNWMP in 1904, remaining in service with the Force until 1954.)
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1977-1RCR  Italy PL, B Coy, Mortars
                   Pioneers, Delta Coy
                   CFB London

1979-3RCR  M Coy 12C,  Sigs, Pipes&Drums
                   CFB Baden WG

1982 1RCR  Mortars 51B, Dukes, BBC (Cyp)
                   Mortars, WO-Sgts Mess,
                   CFB London

2008            President. Niagara Branch
                   The Royal Canadian Regiment

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« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2009, 01:40:07 pm »

Now thats more like the old Colts.. rong
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