Colt U.S. Military

  • Colt Commando .38 SPECIAL caliber revolver. Rare WWII vintage 2” service revolver. Most Commando’s had 4” barrels but a few were made with 2” barrels. Shows some light surface pitting in the finish, overall very good condition.

    Colt Commando .38 SPECIAL (C13798)

    $1,995.00

    Colt Commando .38 SPECIAL caliber revolver. Rare WWII vintage 2” service revolver. Most Commando’s had 4” barrels but a few were made with 2” barrels. Shows some light surface pitting in the finish,...

  • Colt 1911 .45 ACP caliber pistol. Shipped December 15, 1917 to Springfield Armory. Bore is very good and action works perfectly. Gun has a blue and patina mixed finish. Grips show wear. WWI 1911 auto that looks like it saw some action!

    Colt 1911 .45 ACP (C13793)

    $1,850.00

    Colt 1911 .45 ACP caliber pistol. Shipped December 15, 1917 to Springfield Armory. Bore is very good and action works perfectly. Gun has a blue and patina mixed finish. Grips show wear. WWI 1911 auto that looks like it saw...

  • Colt 1903 .38 COLT caliber revolver. U.S. Army issue .38 COLT caliber. This revolver has a later Colt .38 D.A. barrel with 1926 patent date. So, the frame and cylinder are 1903 the barrel is later. Bore is excellent. Action works perfectly. Note: This gun (the cylinder) is for .38 COLT not .38 Special!

    Colt 1903 .38 COLT (C13777)

    $795.00

    Colt 1903 .38 COLT caliber revolver. U.S. Army issue .38 COLT caliber. This revolver has a later Colt .38 D.A. barrel with 1926 patent date. So, the frame and cylinder are 1903 the barrel is later. Bore is excellent. Action...

  • Martial Colt 1851 Army-Navy .36 (C13639)

    Martial Colt 1851 Army-Navy .36 (C13639)

    $4,500.00

    Martial Colt 1851 Army-Navy .36 caliber revolver. Made in 1856. Nice sharp gun! This gun has a light brown patina throughout the metal. Loading lever still has traces of case colors. Cylinder scene is very good. Cylinder...

  • Colt Single Action Army Artillery Model .45 LC caliber revolver. Very nice gun! This gun has 95% of the blued finish. Case colors remain on the entire frame but have faded. Grips are very good and are slightly oversized on the bottom. This gun comes with a letter from Colt Single Action expert and author, John Kopec. According to Mr. Kopec, the grips are replacements off a cavalry model. This makes them original Colt grips. Very fine attractive gun!

    Colt Single Action Army Artillery Model .45 LC (C13638)

    $8,750.00

    Colt Single Action Army Artillery Model .45 LC caliber revolver. Very nice gun! This gun has 95% of the blued finish. Case colors remain on the entire frame but have faded. Grips are very good and are slightly oversized on...

  • Colt Single Action Army Ainsworth Model .45 LC caliber revolver. Made in 1874. This is an original Colt Single Action Army Cavalry model issued to the U.S. Military. It was inspected by O.W. Ainsworth. Ainsworth is the earliest and most desirable of the inspectors. This gun was likely shipped to the state of Virginia and sold as surplus. This gun is particularly sharp for an Ainsworth gun. This gun is almost all original, except for a few small parts, slightly enlarged cylinder notches and the grips. Mr. Kopec says these parts are some of the finest replacements he has encountered. This gun is incredibly sharp for an Ainsworth and has all the proper visible markings. Very fine example!

    Colt Single Action Army Ainsworth Model .45 LC (C13637)

    $8,950.00

    Colt Single Action Army Ainsworth Model .45 LC caliber revolver. Made in 1874. This is an original Colt Single Action Army Cavalry model issued to the U.S. Military. It was inspected by O.W. Ainsworth. Ainsworth is the...

  • About Mint Colt 1911 WWI issued .45 ACP caliber pistol. Made in 1917. Absolutely amazing condition. Has 99% of the original factory blue finish. Gun looks like new condition. Virtually impossible to improve upon. Grips are excellent. Gun has the correct barrel. Bore is mostly bright and shiny with slight pitting in the grooves, very minor. Magazine is correct two tone. About as good a 1911 as you will find.

    About Mint Colt 1911 WWI issued .45 ACP (C13631)

    $8,500.00

    About Mint Colt 1911 WWI issued .45 ACP caliber pistol. Made in 1917. Absolutely amazing condition. Has 99% of the original factory blue finish. Gun looks like new condition. Virtually impossible to improve upon. Grips are...

  • Colt Single Action Army Artillery Model .45 LC caliber revolver. Made in 1880. Nice sharp gun with a smooth gray patina. Grips are very good. .45 LC with a 5½” barrel. These guns were arsenal refurbished from 7½” Cavalry model. During the refurbishing, no attempt was made to put these guns back together with their matching serial numbered parts. Therefore, all of these Artillery models are correctly mismatched.

    Colt Single Action Army Artillery Model .45 LC (C13600)

    $3,750.00

    Colt Single Action Army Artillery Model .45 LC caliber revolver. Made in 1880. Nice sharp gun with a smooth gray patina. Grips are very good. .45 LC with a 5½” barrel. These guns were arsenal refurbished from...

  • Colt 1911 .45 ACP caliber pistol. U.S. military pistol manufactured 1918. Excellent bore. Action works perfectly grips are excellent. Gun has very good blue with most of the lost blue is grip strap wear. Fine WW I 1911 Colt!

    Colt 1911 .45 ACP (C13521)

    $3,750.00

    Colt 1911 .45 ACP caliber pistol. U.S. military pistol manufactured 1918. Excellent bore. Action works perfectly grips are excellent. Gun has very good blue with most of the lost blue is grip strap wear. Fine WW I 1911...

  • Rare Experimental Colt 1911 .45 ACP caliber pistol. Made in 1913. This gun has an experimental hammer. The military was looking for a new design to stop the earlier style hammer from pinching the shooter’s hand when firing. This design was ultimately rejected and it’s not known how many were produced like this. Along with this gun, is a binder that has information on the two proposed hammer designs, and correspondence with Colt and the War Department. There is also copies out of Scott Meadows book, “US Military Automatic Pistols” dealing with the hammer redesign. Gun is in excellent condition with 97% of the original blue. Excellent grips. Very rare Colt 1911 experimental!

    Rare Experimental Colt 1911 .45 ACP (C13445)

    $15,500.00

    Rare Experimental Colt 1911 .45 ACP caliber pistol. Made in 1913. This gun has an experimental hammer. The military was looking for a new design to stop the earlier style hammer from pinching the shooter’s hand when...

  • Fantastic Colt 1905 / Colt 1907 Model .45 ACP caliber pistol. Made in 1908. This gun is one of the 200 guns made for the US military and played a significant role in the evolution of the famed 1911. This gum is one of the very finest in condition with 95% of the original blue finish. This gun has the military inspector’s initials on the left-hand side of the trigger-guard bow. It is serial number 165.  Several modifications were made from a normal 1905; the most notable is the grip safety. Very fine, all original super rare pistol!

    Fantastic Colt 1905 / Colt 1907 Model .45 ACP (C13439)

    $45,000.00

    Fantastic Colt 1905 / Colt 1907 Model .45 ACP caliber pistol. Made in 1908. This gun is one of the 200 guns made for the US military and played a significant role in the evolution of the famed 1911. This gum is one of the...

  • Colt Single Action Army Artillery Model .45 LC Revolver. Frame made in 1878. This is an Artillery Model Colt Single Action in excellent condition. Original blue remains on the barrel. Case colors are excellent. Grips are excellent. Grips have good RAC cartouche dated 1903.

    Colt Single Action Army Artillery Model .45 LC Revolver (C13380)

    $8,950.00

    Colt Single Action Army Artillery Model .45 LC Revolver. Frame made in 1878. This is an Artillery Model Colt Single Action in excellent condition. Original blue remains on the barrel. Case colors are excellent. Grips are...

  • Rare U.S. Martial Colt 1st Model Richards Conversion Revolver. Made in 1870s. This is one of the U.S. marked military issued contract. This contract was for 800 guns, but they do not pop up very often. Most of these were issued to Buffalo soldiers. This gun is in by far better condition than one normally finds. Very good original blue remains on the barrel. Excellent cylinder scene remains. This gun still has the U.S. on the left hand side of the barrel. These guns were sold to either Bannerman’s or Stokes Kirk and the U.S. was removed. This gun still has the full U.S. marking meaning it did not make it to that sale. Small parts have individual inspector’s marks, including an Ainsworth inspected trigger guard. Left hand side of the grip still has a visible, though worn cartouche. Very fine rare gun in well above average condition!

    Rare U.S. Martial Colt 1st Model Richards Conversion (C13376)

    $9,950.00

    Rare U.S. Martial Colt 1st Model Richards Conversion Revolver. Made in 1870s. This is one of the U.S. marked military issued contract. This contract was for 800 guns, but they do not pop up very often. Most of these were...

  • Colt 1911 .45 ACP pistol. Early U.S military pistol made in 1913. Has been re-worked for WWII with later style finish and grips. Very good condition with excellent bore. 
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    Colt 1911 .45 ACP (C13343)

    $1,495.00

    Colt 1911 .45 ACP pistol. Early U.S military pistol made in 1913. Has been re-worked for WWII with later style finish and grips. Very good condition with excellent bore.  

  • Colt 1903 .32ACP general officers pistol.
Rare Colt 1903 General Officer’s Pistol made in 1944 .32 ACP.  Gun is near new condition. Issued to General Costa Caraganis who was a Brigadier General. General Caraganis was also the first Greek-American general in the armed forces. This gun comes with all sorts of documentation. There is a photocopy of a page from John Brunner’s book ‘The Colt Pocket Hammerless Automatic Pistols’, a couple of photocopies of photos of General Caraganis, a brief biography of the general and a news article on his family that has some biographical information. This gun comes with the general officer’s belt and holster. Very nice set and hard to find original General officer’s pistol. 
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    Colt 1903 .32ACP General Officers Pistol (C13243)

    $7,500.00

    Colt 1903 .32ACP general officers pistol. Rare Colt 1903 General Officer’s Pistol made in 1944 .32 ACP. Gun is near new condition. Issued to General Costa Caraganis who was a Brigadier General. General Caraganis was...

  • U.S. Martial Colt 1851 Navy Revolver. Made in 1857. Nice sharp gun. Light brown patina on metal. Very good cylinder scene. Grips are well made replacements. This is a martial Navy with the inspector’s markings on the backstrap behind the hammer, the trigger guard and the cylinder.

    U.S. Martial Colt 1851 Navy (C13216)

    $2,750.00

    U.S. Martial Colt 1851 Navy Revolver. Made in 1857. Nice sharp gun. Light brown patina on metal. Very good cylinder scene. Grips are well made replacements. This is a martial Navy with the inspector’s markings on the...

  • Colt Commando .38 Special caliber revolver.
Massachusetts marked Colt Commando. These guns were made between 1942-1943. This gun is marked on the butt, “MASS” which is the marking for Massachusetts state guard. There is also a number 4 on the back strap. This gun is in excellent condition with 97% of the original finish. Grips are excellent. Gun works perfectly and locks up tight.
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    Colt Commando .38 Special (C12960)

    $1,295.00

    Colt Commando .38 Special caliber revolver. Massachusetts marked Colt Commando. These guns were made between 1942-1943. This gun is marked on the butt, “MASS” which is the marking for Massachusetts state guard...

  • Colt 1917 .45ACP caliber revolver.
U.S. Military revolver made for WWI. Near excellent condition with about 85% original finish, the rest a smooth patina. Bore is excellent. A good-looking example. 
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    Colt 1917 .45ACP (C12837)

    $1,675.00

    Colt 1917 .45ACP caliber revolver. U.S. Military revolver made for WWI. Near excellent condition with about 85% original finish, the rest a smooth patina. Bore is excellent. A good-looking example...

  • Colt Single Action Army Cavalry Model Revolver. Made in 1891. This gun has a gray patina on the metal surfaces. The grips have been varnished long ago. This was a martial single action inspected by Rinaldo Carr. His inspector’s marks are throughout the gun. The barrel on this gun was shortened at one time and now has been restored to its original length. Action works perfectly.

    Colt Single Action Army Cavalry Model Revolver (C12714)

    $5,500.00

    Colt Single Action Army Cavalry Model Revolver. Made in 1891. This gun has a gray patina on the metal surfaces. The grips have been varnished long ago. This was a martial single action inspected by Rinaldo Carr. His...

  • U.S. Martial Colt Single Action Army Ainsworth Revolver. Made in 1874. Metal has a dark brown patina with spots of pitting throughout. All Ainsworth markings are present. The “U.S.” on the left hand side of the frame has been obliterated during the time of use. John Kopec suggests the gun was captured by Indians which is not something you normally find in one of his letters. This gun comes with a Kopec letter that mentions minor modifications that were done in the period of use and Kopec calls this gun “an honest old Cavalry Colt”. This gun was found in Texas a number of years ago and we can write a letter stating that if the buyer wishes.

    U.S. Martial Colt Single Action Army Ainsworth Revolver (C12618)

    $14,500.00

    U.S. Martial Colt Single Action Army Ainsworth Revolver. Made in 1874. Metal has a dark brown patina with spots of pitting throughout. All Ainsworth markings are present. The “U.S.” on the left hand side of the...