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  1. Colt Revolvers
    I'm in the market for a .22 Bankers Special. I've done quite a bit of research through old auctions from over the years from different sites. Gunbroker, icollector, invaluable.com, liveauctioneers, rockisland, etc. I think I've got a decent idea, but it's sort of hard to figure out what a fair...
  2. Colt-Smithing
    I have a 1968 Colt Detective Special suffering from light primer strikes. After some research, I determined it might be the mainspring having been weakened, so I bought a new old stock spring and had a gunsmith swap it out for the old mainspring in the gun. After I went to pick it up, they told...
  3. Colt Revolvers
    A few months ago I posted a few pictures of a gun I inherited from my grandfather...a Fitzgerald Special. I got some amazing replies, including one from the owner of coltautos.com showing a picture of JH Fitzgerald holding what looks like the actual gun! I sent out to Colt for some authenticity...
  4. Colt Revolvers
    I am looking for some clarification about my Colt Official Police .38 Special ctg . Proofhouse.com indicates that my Colt was made in 1961. No Problem. But the Gun Codes and Markings section gave me this for the ctg: ctg WW-II German ordnance code assigned to Karlshutte Waldenburg, Altwasser...
  5. Colt Revolvers
    hi all im new to the forum (although a lurker) and had a question for all the colt gurus, i have come across a colt special lady to help a buddy who bought it for his ex wife in 1998 and never shot it. so it is a safe queen that has been shot a handful of rounds. ive searched and searched for a...
  6. Colt Revolvers
    I dont know alot about the gun. I bought it for 350 because someone couldnt get grips on. I payed grandfather 100 to engrave it. (Robert Valade)Fixed grips and cleaned it up. I want to know if my 500$ was worth it?????
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