Desirable early model made in 1905 with bushing and high luster blue finish. Metal has some carry wear, and has approximately 92% of it's original finish. Small parts have their original niter blue finish. Bore is excellent, strong rifling, bright and shiny. Comes with an original factory box that is not numbered to pistol.
Colt Pre-War Automatics
Manufactured in 1912. Metal has approximately 96% of it's original high luster blue. Small parts have their original fire blue finish. Bore has strong rifling with some minor frosting. Comes with original factory box numbered to pistol on bottom. (Box is tatty.)
Manufactured in 1930. Bore is mint. Metal has approximately 95% original blue with an area of light patina on right side of slide. Small parts have all of their original case colors. Very good plus overall condition.
Manufactured in 1916. Bore is excellent. Metal has approximately 97% original blue with some light carry wear. Comes with original box that is numbered to pistol on bottom.
Manufactured in 1911. Metal has approximately 91% of it's high luster blue with carry wear. Bore is excellent. Left grip is original but has a slightly different hue due to sun exposure. Very good overall. Comes with an original factory box. The number on underside is faint.
Pre-war commercial model made in 1926. Metal has approximately 90% original finish with some areas of minor surface etching. Correct two-tone magazine. Bore has strong rifling with some frosting. Good overall condition.
Early Colt auto pistol manufactured in 1911. Metal has a gray and brown patina. Bore is poor with shallow rifling and pitting. Grips are worn. Magazine is a later replacement, but has similar wear as the pistol. An affordable 1905.
British WWI issued 1911. Many of these pistols went to the RAF. This pistol is marked with British proof marks in various places. Metal has approximately 40% original finish with flaking. Bore has strong rifling with frosting. Correct magazine marked "Cal .455 Eley" on bottom. A hard to find variation.
Desirable 380 Pocket Hammerless model manufactured in 1924. Bore is excellent. Metal has approximately 97%-98% original finish with some light wear. Grips straps have their original finish. Grips are very good, no chips or cracks. A fine example.
Manufactured in 1931. Metal has approximately 98% original finish. Small parts have vivid original case colors. Box is numbered on bottom to pistol. Bore is excellent. Grip checkering is sharp and crisp. A great example.
Very fine commercial model 1911 manufactured in 1914. Metal has approximately 97% original finish. Bore is excellent. Grips checkering is sharp and crisp. Correct two-tone magazine. A beautiful example of an early 1911 Colt.
Desirable Pre-War production Ace. Manufactured in 1936. Bore is excellent. Metal has approximately 96% original finish, with some very minor loss on front grip strap. Grips are very good plus with minor wear; checkering is still sharp overall. Action works properly. A very fine example!
Early commercial Colt Government model made in 1917. Metal has approximately 80% original finish with holster wear. Bore has strong rifling with frosting. Front sight is an old replacement. Magazine is correct two-tone. Grips are very good with some carry wear. Very good overall condition.
Commercial model made in 1922. Slide has some light pitting/etching on edges. Metal has approximately 95% original factory blue. Bore has strong rifling with some frosting. Grips are original and have some wear. Overall pistol is very good. A reasonably priced commercial model.
Pistol comes with documentation that it belonged to a distant relative of Sam Houston. Theodore Houston was the chief engineer for the Homestead Mine in Deadwood. History of Theodore Houston are listed in the accompanying document describing the gun and holster. He was a sheriff of Deadwood in the 1920's. The letter is from his grandson. Pistol is in very good condition with approximately...
Manufactured in 1920. Bore has strong rifling with some light frosting. Metal has approximately 93%-95% original blue. Grips are near excellent, no chips or cracks. Very fine pistol overall. Hard to find in this condition.
.380 caliber pocket hammerless model made in 1928. Has 96% factory nickel plating with just a bit of flaking on the slide and light wear. The bore is good with light etching throughout. Has good looking pearl grips that are not chipped or cracked.
Rare early model, low serial number 187, with an original box (not numbered to gun). Box is very good with a nice label and factory instruction pamphlet. Bore is excellent. Action works perfectly. This pistol has approximately 98% original high luster blue. Grips are perfect. A beautiful 1903 model!
Manufactured in 1908. (38 Auto NOT 38 Super!) Bore has strong rifling with frosting. Grips are very good, no cracks. Metal has a mostly brown patina with a light "peppering". Good overall condition.
Manufactured in 1921. Bore has strong rifling with frosting. Metal has approximately 40%-50% original finish with holster wear. Grips are very good, no chips or cracks. Correct two tone magazine. Good overall condition.