I'd rather my own son see me die on my feet as a free man, than watch him go, broken, into slavery.
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Originally Posted by gunsmoke11
Mint unfired Colt Officer's Model Target Heavy Barrel .38 special with ivory grips. Mfg in 1938 and engraved by master engraver R. Kornbrath at his home after suffering a stroke in 1937. Colt sent him work do to his inability to travel to the Colt factory.
I should have snatched the one similar to that I found for $150...
Not nearly as pretty, and maybe not the same model, but beside the engraving, it looked like the same model. It was VERY rough though. Lots of rust, very minor surface rust, but it covered an easy 60%, and the cylinder was loose.
Come if you must, but only if you must. For the day you find yourself upon my step, will surely be the night you find peace along Jordan's edge.
I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillement of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause, and lies exhausted on the field of battle... Victorious.
Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.