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  1. Colt Cobra First Issue Nickel -Questions

    Colt Revolvers
    Hello everyone. I am new to this forum and I am enjoying reading years worth of good advice and interesting stories. I recently purchased a Colt Cobra made in 1969. It is unfired and has no box. There is a blemish on the Nickel right behind the cylinder. I have several questions if you...
  2. 1983 Colt Python - Is the Royal Colt Guard Finish a Rare and more Valuable Python ?

    Python
    Hello all, I recently acquired my first Colt. It is a 1983 Python with the nickel electrolysis finish and my research has found that the pythons had an extra process before the finishing making it a higher quality termed "Royal" Coltguard versus just Coltguard used on other caliber revolvers...
  3. Python 4" Nickel Never Fired

    Python
    I just traded for my third Colt Python yesterday. It is a Colt Python 4 inch nickel from 1981. I has box and papers with it. I am trying to put a value on it. It has never been fired outside of the factory. The cylinder only has burn marks on every other chamber as done by the factory. Any help...
  4. Advice on '72 6" Nickel Python, Estate Sale

    Python
    Hello all, New to the forum, with a question I'd like to pose to the membership, as follows: I recently got a first-look at a local estate sale, roughly 65 handguns from a personal collection, one of which is a '72 Colt Python, 6" barrel in Nickel, with original box and paperwork. It's in...
  5. 1977 mark IV Value?

    Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Can anyone possibly help me with an apx value of a 1977 Mark IV series 70, 5 inch, appears to be nickel. Good condition, has surface scratches. Wont upload pics.
  6. Series 70 6 inch, Chrome, Value?

    Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Does anyone know an apx value on a series 70 45 with 6 inch barrel, in Chrome? in very good condition! Thanks
  7. *REMOVE* USFA SAA Birdhead Revolver .45LC 3.5" Nickel NIB

    Want to Sell
    moving to auction-
  8. Nickel Revolvers with blue parts?

    Colt Revolvers
    Early Colt Police Positives in Nickel had blued parts, hammer back and trigger, etc. Fire Blue was the norm. When did they change the finish on the parts to all nickel? I have seen pictures of pre 1910 revolvers all nickel and pics of blued triggers, etc. Was the change made to all revolver...
  9. ((Sold)) Price reduced Wts/wtt diamondback 2 1/2in nickel .38 special

    Want to Sell
    Just asked a very knowledgeable colt dealer he said i was over pricing my gun so I just lowered it and will consider best offer. It wouldn't hurt my feelings if someone offered me a 70 series shooter quality and nice little stack of cash for my diamondback 2075$ or best trade Would also...
  10. .455 Eley

    The Lounge
    I recently came into the ownership of this beautiful colt. I have done some research and found that it was issued to the British Royal Air Force during WWI. Does anyone have any other info they might be able to give me in this weapon? Value etc...
  11. .455 Eley RAF

    Colt Semiauto Pistols
    I recently cam into the ownership of a beautiful Colt. It is a 1911 Colt .455 Eley and it in Nickel. It is a beautiful gun and I am trying to find out what it may be worth. I have done some research but don't know a lot about it as of yet. Does anyone have any information on this gem?
  12. Officers ACP- Stainless or BSTS?

    Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Hi everyone, I started a thread the other day asking for advice on the officer acp model and options for open carry. Thanks for your input and opinions! Those who saw it may remember I was considering something in a bright stainless finish (if I could find it) or nickel. I ended up finding...
  13. Looking for....Pre 80 series Colt Commander in Nickel finish, in any Caliber.

    Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Im Reeeeaaaallly trying to find one of these sweet things. please point me in the right direction, or sell me one... Thanks :)
  14. Inspector stamp on this Python?

    Python
    Getting this 6 inch blued Python from its original owner. Is this "N" an inspector stamp? He bought it in 79 which matches the serial number. Don't believe that this was ever refinished.Just puzzled by the letter. Is this where they stamped the nickel guns? Did the pachmayers not come up as high...
  15. WTS: 1976 Colt 1911 Series 70 MK4 Government Model (Bright Nickel -FACTORY)

    Want to Sell
    Hello, Looking to sell my Colt 1911 Government Model. I'd rate it at 90%. It has custom Colt Logo rosewood grips. I just did a complete tare down of the gun. When it was broken down, I installed the Wolff Springs service pack (I have the original springs too.) I'm looking to get $1,350 + $52...
  16. WTS: Mint 1980 Nickel Colt Python 4" Gorgeous! SPF

    Want to Sell
    Listing this beauty for a buddy of mine and it shore is purty. Lol. This nickel Python is a very strong 98% with only light handling marks throughout. Finish has no chips, flakes or areas missing. It is definitely a collector, not a shooter. Sadly there are no box or papers. Grips are equally...
  17. Nickel OR Stainless Steel.....

    The Lounge
    I have come into a Colt Python 6", according to the serial number the year of manufacture was 1982. Is there a way to tell the difference between a NICKEL and a STAINLESS STEEL. I read one time that if there is a "S" missing in the grove for the cylinder rod IT IS NICKEL. But, I just don't...
  18. WTS Colt Cobra 2" Nickel

    Want to Sell
    For Sale is a Colt Cobra sn# M537**. This gun has never been shot, includes the hang tag, styrofoam box, booklet and a beat-up outer box. $650 shipped to your FFL.
  19. Bisley Refinish Price & info

    Colt Revolvers
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  20. Noob with a Nickel Finish Python needs advice.

    Colt-Smithing
    Hi Folks, I just picked up my first revolver, a Colt Python 357 6" barrel with a nickel finish and am unsure what products to use with this finish. Everything I've read says not to use any ammonia-containing products since the nickel finish is over a layer of copper which may possibly become...
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