Where are the serial numbers on a Colt SAA?
After some digging and closer examination, we find the serial numbers on the bottom of the frame and trigger guard and the US on the left side of the frame have been re-applied by someone at some point.
Where is the serial number on a Colt Police Positive?
The serial number on your Colt would be on the frame, just inside the crane latch.
Are ghost guns legal to carry?
Currently, ghost guns are legal in California, but Assembly Bill 1057 would legally define these weapons under state red-flag gun laws that allow courts to temporarily restrict gun access to dangerous individuals.
What was the serial number of the Colt SAA?
Also at that year, serial numbers reached 99,999SA so Colt started them again at SA00001. In 1978 I discovered a little known fact about SAAs. Third Generation cylinders could be fitted to 2nd Generation SAAs by simply fitting 3rd Generation hands to go with them.
What’s the serial number on a 3rd generation Colt?
All Colt SAAs with serial numbers starting with SA are 3rd Generation. After serial numbers reached SA99999 Colt started over with an “S” prefix and an “A” suffix. In the 3rd Generation, Colt once again started using the same caliber designations as were standard on 1st Generation.
What kind of cylinder does a 3rd generation Colt SAA have?
In 3rd Generation, they were built by the thousands as .44s with both .44 Special and .44-40 cylinders. In summer months Duke keeps one handy for rattlers with .44 Special cylinder installed.
What kind of grips did the Colt SAA have?
Skeeter said there were changes made but the basic SAA was the same, i.e. three standard barrel lengths of 4 ¾”, 5 ½” and 7 ½”, finishes of full nickel or blue, with color case hardened frame, and grips of hard rubber. Grips on nickeled guns were walnut, with Colt’s Rampant Colt medallions.