WOW! ABSOLUTELY BRAND NEW IN THE BOX COLT SF-VI .38 SPECIAL, 2" BARRREL, MATTE STAINLESS STEEL. EXTREMELY RARE - MANUFACTURED FOR ONLY A VERY SHORT TIME. Serial Number SV2578 - Confirmed by Colt to be 1996 manufacturing date. Next step in the evolution of the Colt Detective Special. THIS FIREARM IS IN PRISTINE CONDITION FOR THE DISCRIMINATING COLLECTOR!! No dents, dings, or scratches. It's a GEM!!! This firearm just sat in the box for the last 16 years. Original Colt Factory box with all paper work in including, SF-VI Double Action Revolver Manual, Factory Letter, Warranty Card, Authorized Repair and Service Stations, The Colt Companion Brochure and a Health and Environmental Warning note. For the investor, collector or shooter, this a RARE opportunity to purchase a NEW IN BOX Colt collectible. NOTE: THIS IS THE EXTREMELY RARE MATTE STAINLESS FINISH (GLASS BEAD FINISH) MANUFACTURED FOR ONLY A VERY SHORT TIME. Most SF-VI's were manufactured in 1 with the regular stainless finish like a Python or Magnum Carry. See 1996 Colt Catalog description below - upper right corner of page. Described as Model #1020, 400 stainless steel with glass bead finish. Buyer to pay $25 shipping which includes full insurance. FFL TO FFL ONLY. NO SALES TO CALIFORNIA.