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  1. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    So my Dad bought this pistol in 1958 at an Odessa, TX pawn shop for my Mom's home protection while he was working the oil patch. It's now mine. My dimwit brother took it for a while and engraved his SS on it. Wonder how badly that affects value. It is completely operational, and includes the...
  2. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Cannot remember the exact date I purchased it, but it's NIB (obviously unfired). This may seem like a silly question but the 'black' trigger appears to be PLASTIC. YUP, plastic, but haven't had the energy nor desire verify, as not that easy as likely it's non-ferrous so even if not plastic...
  3. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    I was at my local gun shop today and picked up an old two tone mag, that looks very similar to the one for my Colt 1908. The only difference is the baseplate is marked "CALIBRE .380" and is not crimped. At $22 dollars I bought it, since it seemed basically the same and fit my Model M just...
  4. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    My Dad has a 1908 with a 53xxx S/N. He has tasked me to find some grips for it. After making my eyes dry from internet searching, I've came here to ask the "professionals" :). Anyone have any ideas where I can go to find some? I've scowered gunbroker and the like, but can't find any grips for...
  5. Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Hi folks, I am a new Colt collector, and I am looking to add to my a hammerless to my modest collection. My primary interest are 20th century Colt revolvers and autos. I am right outside Hartford and really enjoy the historical connection to the region and the impact that the industry...
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