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Old 10-21-2006, 10:40 AM   #1
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A Texas Rangers Colt Super .38....

This beautiful .38 Super was purchased in 1932 by Ralph Rohatch a member of the fabled Texas Rangers, in El Paso, Texas.



I bought this Colt off a table at a little gun show in Custer, WA. So they are out there. Many people walked by it until I came by!!! I get Colt letters on ALL pre-war Supers, as many were carried by various law enforcement officers, and this Colt showed all the tell-tell signs of a pistol that had been carried for a long period of time. Anyway , I was delighted when I got the letter from Colt, and was able to identify Ralph Rohatch as a Ranger.



I have biographical info and photos of Ranger Rohatch on the way from the Texas State Archives and the Texas Rangers Research Center.







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Old 10-21-2006, 12:27 PM   #2
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I hjave always loved rich guys! That one is older than I am! And it has held up better, too! Great find, John!
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Old 10-30-2006, 08:42 AM   #3
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WOW!!



That is more kinds of amazing than I know how to describe!!



Thanks for sharing!
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Old 10-31-2006, 12:24 PM   #4
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A Texas Rangers Colt Super .38....

That is one of the niftier ones you've shown us, and you have some nifty ones.

Thanks for the encouragement in reminding us that they're out there.
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Old 11-17-2006, 09:14 PM   #5
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A Texas Rangers Colt Super .38....

A good history lesson about a fine old pistol. Thanks Mr.Holbrook.
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Old 11-21-2006, 11:48 AM   #6
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A Texas Rangers Colt Super .38....

I got a photo of Ranger Rohatch. I am still waiting for the bio info from the Ranger Museum..



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Old 11-21-2006, 02:50 PM   #7
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That's impressive.
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Old 11-22-2006, 12:58 PM   #8
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A Texas Rangers Colt Super .38....

Here is the Colt as I will display it in my gun show displays...



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That is a SUPER display!
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A Texas Rangers Colt Super .38....

It's nice that you do the man and the gun justice! I'm sure he or his family members would be proud.
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