.22 caliber (sleeved from .44 caliber), 6.5" barrel, S/N 35741 . With matching serial numbers throughout. The left side of the frame features an engraved T , a common marking on pistols used by Ad and Plinky Toepperwein in exhibitions. The right side of the frame features an engraved ribbon surrounded by scroll designs that reads From Ad Toepperwein To Bud Coffey - 1945. The revolver has an old re-nickel finish, and a custom target grip with oversize finger grooves and a thumb rest.
The pistol also includes a copy of an appraisal from Norm Flayderman for S.P. "Bud" Coffey, dated April 28th, 1983.
Also included is a copy of the bill of sale from S.P. "Bud" Coffey to Col. Rex Applegate, Dated June 17th, 1983.
Provenance: Purchased from the Rex Applegate collection by the current owner.
**Requires C&R or FFL - see T&C if you are not personally a license holder
Nearly all of the old re-nickel finish is present throughout the revolver. The grips are in excellent condition. The bore and mechanics are excellent.