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I've had many Colts over the past 30 years but this is only my second SAA. I picked it up at a local show on Friday. It's a Second Gen .45LC SAA with 5.5" barrel and complete with serial number matching box. The serial number dates production to 1957. The coloring on the frame is excellent and the gun appears to be unfired.

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Persistance, sharp eyes and $$$ have paid off well. Interestingly, Colt's made that during the time when Ruger and Great Western were making inroads into the single action market during the heyday of the Western movie and TV series. It may have been purchased by just such a media fan, but never put into play.

A beauty.
 

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I've had many Colts over the past 30 years but this is only my second SAA. I picked it up at a local show on Friday. It's a Second Gen .45LC SAA with 5.5" barrel and complete with serial number matching box. The serial number dates production to 1957. The coloring on the frame is excellent and the gun appears to be unfired.

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Very nice.look at the rear R/H view of the hammer, looks like the champer was done on a grinder not a buff wheel.can someone comment on this to educate me please
 

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Very nice.look at the rear R/H view of the hammer, looks like the champer was done on a grinder not a buff wheel.can someone comment on this to educate me please
Probably just a production variance.

If you study like models really hard, you will notice all kinds of production differences, as procedures and steps never stayed the same over the years and I'm sure some workers varied on how they do things too.

Good eye looking and catching stuff like that. It's really needed in this realm.
 
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Now that you have found the real collectible Guns perhaps you can start selling off those silly snubbies!
But I still like those silly little snubbies...
 

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Very nice.look at the rear R/H view of the hammer, looks like the champer was done on a grinder not a buff wheel.can someone comment on this to educate me please
In the business that’s known as skip machining 😜, nice gun nonetheless.
 
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