Chambered in .45 Colt as God intended? Deserves some nice leather. Looks like it needs to be fired!
Yes, sir, it is, indeed in .45 Colt and I have the box it came in. It has never been fired, to my knowledge, but I have several SAAs that are fired regularly.Chambered in .45 Colt as God intended? Deserves some nice leather. Looks like it needs to be fired!
A lot of gun manufacturers only batch-test their guns. They'll take one example out of a batch and test-fire it, and if it's okay the rest are considered good to go as well. And often it's just with normal ammo, not proof loads. Colt is one of the few who actually test and proof-fire EVERY gun they make. It's just one more hidden detail that contributes to the higher price tag on a Colt compared to equivalent manufacturers.Never been fired? I sure hope Colt at least test fired it with some proof loads before they shipped it. It doesn't matter if a new gun has been fired. You WANT IT to have been fired before you place it in your hand.
I do have the letter from Colt's archives.I only have the one Colt, but if that SAA were in my grubby mittens, I'd get it lettered. I'd like to know who did the engraving too.. That's a beaut.
It is a beautyYes, sir, it is, indeed in .45 Colt and I have the box it came in. It has never been fired, to my knowledge, but I have several SAAs that are fired regularly.
Beautiful gun, so correct me if I am wrong. But forty years ago roughly coincides with the introduction of the third generation guns. Is this correct inasmuch as this is a third generation gun, or am I wrong in this assumption?I was in a local gun store the other day and spied this beauty:
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It left Hartford some 40 years ago.