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  1. What can you tell about this 1883 Colt SAA?

    Single Action Army
    Hello,You guy's opinion would be greatly appreciated. I have this Single Action Army on hold...Sorry, some photos aren't very good.Thank you! Gil.
  2. Hey There!

    New Members Introduction
    I'm a new member from Denver, CO. Just joined in hopes of expanding my knowledge of the Colt SAA. I have a very interesting first generation in 38spl. That I was hoping to get some additional info on. I will repost that one on the correct thread as soon as i find it.
  3. Searching for info about my colt saa

    Single Action Army
    I have a colt saa chambered in 45 colt. It is custom engraved full coverage not just partial like I have seen on most engraved saa pistols. The engraving is not typical scroll work, it is oak leaves and acorns. There are no markings on the gun as far as a hint to the engraver. The grips are...
  4. First Generation Python - 1959

    Colt Revolvers
    I had to post pictures of my Grail Gun -- A First Generation Python from 1959. It is in excellent condition for its age -- some minor issues with the finish but nothing major and all visible in the pictures. It was in desperate need of a good oiling. Timing and lock-up are absolutely...
  5. Re-Caliber 1895 Colt SAA Blackpowder

    Colt Revolvers
    I just bought an 1895 Colt SAA Blackpowder that has been re-calibered to .38 special. I want to convert it back to .45LC. Can I install a modern barrel and cylinder and safely shoot smokeless cartridges? Next question.... Where can I find modern barrels and cylinders?? Elliot
  6. WTS Colt SAA Single Action Army First Gen CLEAN!

    Want to Sell
    Colt single action army, first generation. 1931 manufacture. Very clean, all original with the exception of the grips and sight. The Colt letter shows wood grips. The sight is a Marbles sheard gold bead, and appears to be of the same period. Asking a firm $3500.00, which I believe is a very fair...
  7. Colt 45 SAA First Generation

    Colt Revolvers
    Hello, I am hoping one of you can point me in the right direction. I've recently inherited a Colt Single Action .45/c with a 4 3/4" barrel made in 1884. According to Colt Archive letter, it was shipped to Hartley & Graham in New York on July 31, 1884 in a shipment of 50 guns. The gun does not...