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The Colt Shooting Master revolver was introduced as a .38 Special target revolver for NRA match competition. It was shown privately to the top marksmen at the August 1931 National Matches at Camp Perry, Ohio. It was unveiled to the public with the Colt Ace .22 LR model in a September 1931 two page spread in the American Rifleman magazine.

Colt Shooting Master Ad from 1933 featuring Charles Askins (Caliber .38 Special Only)

Colt Shooting Master Ad from 1935 featuring Charles Askins (Caliber .38 Special, .44 Special, .45 Colt or .45 Automatic.)

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