I thought I'd share my newest pickup, a 1967 Colt Cobra. It's in almost perfect shape, with only a slight bit of bluing freckling where it appears to have been in long contact with a piece of foam or fabric.
The grips were a dark grayish brown, but with a little hot soapy water they cleaned up nicely. There were decades of dirt in them, and I recut the checkering in a few places and rubbed in a little tung oil as a sealant and to show the walnut's grain.
I paid $450 for the gun with no box or paperwork. Timing is perfect and it passes all the timing and lockup tests in Kuhnhausen's Double Action Colt Shop Manual. I did lightly rebrush the sides of the hammer after removing it from the gun to remove some slight gray discoloration spot.
What do y'all think?