Colt Conversions

Colt Pocket Navy Conversion...

Colt Pocket Navy Conversion .38 Rimfire (C12416)

Price $2,475.00

Colt Pocket Navy Conversion .38 Rimfire caliber revolver. Solid barrel without ejector. Barrels were made for this conversion and were not made from converted percussion barrels. Numbers match except wedge which is unnumbered as is frequently the case with many Colt Conversions. Action works perfectly. Cylinder scene is 100% clear. Frame, barrel, and cylinder...

Colt 1st Model Richards...

Colt 1st Model Richards Conversion (C9866)

Price $19,500.00
Colt 1st  Model Richards Conversion revolver. Excellent original Colt conversion. 95% original nickel finish. The only area that shows any wear is on the front strap of the trigger guard. The frame, barrel, and cylinder show virtually all of their nickel finish. The cylinder has perfect cylinder scene. Grips are excellent. Finish shows minor handling marks, but it is an excellent gun and one...
Colt 1st Model Richards...

Colt 1st Model Richards Conversion (C12944)

Price $9,750.00

Colt 1st Model Richards Conversion. Made in the 1870’s. .44 Colt. Beautiful gun in excellent condition with 90% of the original nickel. Excellent grips. Gun is all matching. Beautiful piece!

Colt 2nd Model Richards...

Colt 2nd Model Richards Conversion (C15094)

Price $8,750.00

Colt 2nd Model Richards Conversion. Referred to as the Transition Model Type II Richards, found in serial number range 190000 to 199000. The most visible difference between the type one is that the hammer cuts through the recoil shield and directly strikes the back of the cartridge, therefore there is no rear sight on the recoil shield. This example has all matching numbers on frame, barrel,...

Scarce Colt 1860 Army...

Scarce Colt 1860 Army Richard- Mason Conversion...

Price $3,495.00

Serial number 7271. 44 Colt caliber with a 8” barrel. Made circa 1877-1878.  Scarce model with only 2100 of these guns made. This gun has roughly 50% of the original nickel finish on the barrel. The frame, cylinder, trigger guard and back strap are a smooth dark brown patina. Cylinder has visible cylinder scene. Grips are very good. All numbers are matching. Action works well. Very nice...

Colt 1862 Pocket Conversion...

Colt 1862 Pocket Conversion (AC230)

Price $2,495.00

Serial Number 8587. Made in the 1870s. 38 Rimfire with a 4 ½” barrel. Very fine example of a conversion with 95% of all of the original nickel finish. The cylinder still has excellent cylinder scene. Grips are excellent. Action works perfectly. This gun comes with a much later holster that is marked “E.S.C.O./ Seattle” Action works well and bore has visible rifling with...

Colt 1860 2nd Model...

Colt 1860 2nd Model Richards Conversion (AC251)

Price $2,895.00

Serial Number 184324. Made in the 1870s. 44 caliber with an 8” barrel. Metal has been cleaned and has spots of light pitting. Barrel has been lengthened from 3 1/8” from the muzzle forward. Cylinder still has visible scene. Grips are very good. Action works well.

Scarce Colt 1849 Wells...

Scarce Colt 1849 Wells Fargo Cartridge...

Price $2,495.00

Serial number 109318. Made in 1855. 32 caliber centerfire with a 3” barrel. This gun has a nice even brown to dark gray patina throughout the metal. Numbers are all matching. 98% of the original silver on the back strap and trigger guard. Grips are excellent. Action works well, but firing pin is missing. Very interesting gunsmith cartridge conversion of a Colt 1849 Wells Fargo Model!

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Colt 1860 Army 2nd Model...

Colt 1860 Army 2nd Model Richards Conversion...

Price $7,950.00

Serial number 195793. Made in 1870s. 44 Colt Centerfire caliber with an 8” barrel. This gun has approximately 90% of the original nickel. Very good cylinder scene. Grips are excellent. Action works perfectly. Numbers are all matching.  Ver fine example of a Colt 1860 2nd model conversion!

Colt 1862 Pocket Navy (AC255)

Colt 1862 Pocket Navy (AC255)

Price $1,595.00

Serial number 5311. Made circa 1870s. Very fine gun with original blue on the barrel and bright case colors on the frame. Cylinder is excellent. Grips are very good with one small chip on the back side on the right hand side of the grip. Action works well. Very nice Colt 1862 conversion!

Colt 1st Model Richards...

Colt 1st Model Richards Conversion (AC102)

Price $4,500.00

Colt 1st Model Richards Conversion. Made in the 1870s. 8” Barrel in .44 Colt Centerfire. This is a very fine 1st Model Colt Richards Conversion. The barrel is very fine with 30-40% of the original blue on the barrel. The frame and cylinder are very sharp but have little to no original finish. Cylinder still has most of the scene. Grips are very good with approximately 40% of the original...

Navy Conversion .36 (AC112)

Navy Conversion .36 (AC112)

Price $12,950.00

Navy Conversion .36 Caliber revolver. Made in 1870’s .36 caliber with a 7 ½” barrel. Absolutely beautiful gun with most of the original finish. Barrel and cylinder have 90% of the original blue. Frame has beautiful bright case colors. Grips are excellent with original varnish. Both trigger guard and back strap have approximately 20-25% of the original silver. Top notch Colt 1861 Navy...

Colt 1851 Navy Conversion...

Colt 1851 Navy Conversion Revolver (AC19)

Price $2,250.00

Colt 1851 Navy Conversion Revolver. Post-Civil war factory conversion to centerfire. Note that the hammer has a conical firing pin. Aside from the factory work this revolver has additional work done by a gunsmith of the period, such as the barrel is shortened to 4 ½”. He left the one line Colt address intact. The ejector housing and rod are the gunsmith’s own engineering, which actually...

Colt 1861 Navy Conversion...

Colt 1861 Navy Conversion (AC55)

Price $5,750.00

Colt 1861 Navy Conversion. Gun has approximately 90-95% of the original nickel finish done at the time of the conversion. Gun is all matching. Action works perfectly. Grips are very good with 90% original varnish. Very fine 1861 Navy Conversion.

Very Interesting Colt 2nd...

Very Interesting Colt 2nd Model Dragoon...

Price $3,750.00

Very unusual cartridge conversion of a 2nd Model Colt Dragoon. The frame, backstrap and trigger guard are all original 2nd model Dragoon parts and the barrel assembly which includes the top strap, the cylinder and hammer are all "conversion parts". Gun functions properly and all gunsmithing was done in period of use.

Colt 1st Model Richards...

Colt 1st Model Richards Conversion Revolver...

Price $10,750.00

Colt 1st Model Richards Conversion Revolver. Made in 1871. Excellent condition with 90%+ original nickel finish. Beautiful grips. Cylinder scene is excellent. Gun works perfectly. Really nice example!

Colt 1860 Army Long...

Colt 1860 Army Long Cylinder Conversion...

Price $2,750.00

Colt 1860 Army Long Cylinder Conversion Revolver (actually made from parts using new cylinders). See Study of Colt Conversions by Bruce McDowell. See pages 403-413 for a discussion and photos of a 4-screw Colt Army with exact same “conversion” as this one. McDowell suggests that approximately 60 were made. Rare Colt Conversion. Note: Grips are very good later...

Colt 1849 Pocket Revolver...

Colt 1849 Pocket Revolver (C12736)

Price $595.00

Colt 1849 Pocket Revolver Converted to Single Shot. Made in 1860. This gun has been converted to a tip up .32 Rimfire gun. There is a lever on the underside of the barrel that flips to the side to unlock the barrel. Very unusual. All work looks to be done in period of use.

Colt Baby Dragoon (C12731)

Colt Baby Dragoon (C12731)

Price $695.00

Colt Baby Dragoon Converted to Single Shot. Extremely small bore. Much smaller than a .22 caliber. Unusual conversion. The cylinder was removed and the recoil shield was ground flush with the frame. The barrel sits on a block of wood that has been fitted to the frame. All of the work is nicely done. Very unusual. This is from an old collection of "gunsmith...