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    Colt New Frontier S.A.A. .44 Special

    Hi all, I'm new to this forum. I was handed down this colt revolver and was wanting more info on it. Can anyone help?

    Serial Number: 06855NF
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    Whats the back story? If it was from your family I wonder if they know if the engraving is factory or after market. That all makes a big difference on price. Hopefully someone here can tell you the year made. If not, I have a book on them I can dig out later.
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    I don't have much info on it. My dad passed prior to giving me history on it. That would be great! Thank u!
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    On Colt's website there is no record of the number as given. If you omit the first zero, this pops up:

    Found 1 results for 6855NF

    Year of Manufacture
    1970
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    NEW FRONTIER S.A.A. & NEW FRONTIER BUNTLINE
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    All NF's with a zero as the first number are 3rd gen. This one is probably from the 1980's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by po18guy View Post
    On Colt's website there is no record of the number as given. If you omit the first zero, this pops up:

    Found 1 results for 6855NF


    Year of Manufacture
    1970
    Model
    NEW FRONTIER S.A.A. & NEW FRONTIER BUNTLINE
    no, with S/N 06855NF it is built in 1980 according Don Wilkerson.
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    Hi and welcome to the Colt Forum!

    That's a beautiful Buntline Special. For any more info than the manufacture date, you might want to get a Colt archive letter on it. Check it out here: https://www.colt.com/page/archive-services

    Thanks for joining us!
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    John, your Colt SAA New Frontier in .44Special with 7.5" barrel is model P-4770. Only 2761 guns of this model were produced in 3rd generation between 1979 and 1984. From all .44 Special New Frontiers only about 250 were factory engraved. Like I mentioned in your first thread I would invest the money and order the Colt archive letter. This might be a quite seldom gun.
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    I'm waiting for the Colt archive letter for my .45Colt New Frontier fom 1979 which I purchased a few weeks ago and introduced here: https://www.coltforum.com/forums/sin...ved-today.html
    I'm sure that it is worth to order that letter for your gun.
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    I must correct the number of factory engraved 3rd Generation New Frontier revolver since I misinterpreted the numbers from Don Wilkerson. According him about 250 guns of all New Frontier models have been factory engraved but only about 7% of this number are P-4770. That makes it even more seldom with less than 20 guns.
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