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  1. Newbie learning about my dad's guns

    New Members Introduction
    I've inherited 7 guns from my dad who has passed away. I'm trying to learn more about them which is why I'm here. I have a Colt Army Colt Single Action 357 Magnum and a Colt 150th Anniversary Engraving Sampler that is in a beautiful wooden box lined with red velvet. My dad may have made it or...
  2. Colt Army 1860, 2 questions

    Colt Percussion Revolvers
    1.) is it real or a really good replica? 2.) does anybody know where i can find complete dis-assembly instructions for it? (i care more about this than whether or not its an authentic colt 1860 army) Pictures: overall picture bottom of barrel, the text reads armi san marco black powder...
  3. Colt 1860 Army question

    Colt Percussion Revolvers
    Hi All, Newb here, so don't be too vicious, please. ;-) I am inquring to see where I could determine an approximate value for a Colt 1860 Army revolver, Serial# range is 56xx, which dates it to 1861 for the year of manufacture. It DOES have a certificate from Colt, and it is in...
  4. 1926 Colt Army Special (38) - Info?

    Colt Revolvers
    Any information you guys can give me about this Colt Army Special would be greatly appreciated. The stamping on the butt makes me think its a LEO/Prison Guards sidearm (the action is also extremely tight, feels brand new. not to mention there doesnt appear to be much, if any real use). Serial is...
  5. 1911 Colt Army Issue - Never Fired - Help with history and value?

    Colt Semiauto Pistols
    We have a 1911 Colt Armyissue gun that has been in our family for years. It has never been fired. We were hoping someone could tell us more about it and possibly give us a ballpark of its value. The serial is #64,xxx. Thank you for your time and looking!
  6. New Army & Navy DA 38, is it worth fixing?

    Colt-Smithing
    So, I picked up a New Army & Navy as a "parts gun" for pretty much nothing. It needs a couple small parts replaced that won't be too difficult to make myself, but the real problem seems to be that when the trigger is released the hand drags down across the ratchet and the cylinder rotates with...
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