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  1. Colt Percussion Revolvers
    I finally went out this morning to try out the 1860 Army conversion cylinder I purchased from Taylor’s. Here are some thoughts; First off, the fact that I was shooting modern cartridges in an 1860 Army is awesome. I know there are plenty of conversion models that make it easier than using the...
  2. Colt Percussion Revolvers
    Newbie here so please be gentle - trying to help relative with estate settlement which includes a lot of firearms, mostly conventional - but have found this one and want to make sure I'm correct on ID before posting for sale, etc - its' new/unfired, in a wood felt/cloth-lined box with powder...
  3. Colt Percussion Revolvers
    Thanks in advance for any input you could offer. These belong to an older friend of mine who is not internet savvy and he asked me to research them for him. I've owned/collected all types of firearms, but these are just not in my wheelhouse. I think both are a "transition model" with the...
  4. Colt Percussion Revolvers
    I am looking at a 4 digit serial number Colt 1860 Army 4 screw with the fluted cylinder. I am quite new to Colt percussion revolvers. Would it be safe to say that this was a Union sidearm? I looked up the serial number, and it looks like a manufacture date of 1861. If I buy this gun should I...
  5. New Members Introduction
    Hi, I like anything that goes bang or has a sharp edge. In terms of genuine Colt firearms, I mostly have percussion revolvers. My collection consists of 1st and 2nd gen models. I hear that my stainless steel 1860 Army is relatively rare. Below is a photo of a couple of my Colts.
  6. Colt Revolvers
    Anybody know if serial number 2103XX would be a second generation, F1200 blackpowder series? Also, it has the W.L. Ormsby engraver stamp on the cylinder. Would 2nd gen have this? Thanks, Colter
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