What is a colt da 45?

What is a colt da 45?

Description: This is an excellent unaltered and original example of a very late rare U.S. Navy Model 1909 Colt double action contract revolver. The top of the barrel is marked with the Colt Hartford address and 1884, 1900 and 1905 patent dates in two lines and the left side of the barrel is marked with “COLT D.A. 45”.

When did cops stop using revolvers?

Familiarity – Revolvers had been used by law enforcement (think old west sheriffs and Texas Rangers) for over a century. Pretty much every officer in America had been trained using a revolver until the 1970s.

What frame is a Colt New Service?

357 Magnum as well as other less common calibers. The Colt New Service is a large frame, large caliber, double-action revolver made by Colt from 1898 until 1941. Made in various calibers, the . 45 Colt version with a 5½” barrel, was adopted by the U.S. Armed Forces as the Model 1909.

What was the serial number of the 1917 Colt 45?

S. Army Model 1917 Double-action Colt U. S. Army Model 1917 Double-action Revolver: Colt U. S. Army Model 1917 Double-action Revolver, 1919, serial number 228553, . 45 ACP caliber, blued-steel.

Where can I find the value of a Colt M1911?

The M1911A1 model will have a much shorter trigger. Find the Value of your Colt M1911. WorthPoint is the largest resource online for identifying, researching and valuing antiques. Explore over 425 Million “sold for” prices with item details and images.

What’s the price of a.45 caliber revolver?

Prices of this 5 ½-inch barreled N-frame double action start at around $175 for poor grade and go on up into the neighborhood of $700 for a New-in-Box (NIB) Hand Ejector, or $1200 or more for a really nice .455 Mark II Hand Ejector First Model. This was a sidearm born of necessity.

What was the Model 1917 revolver used for?

Dave Workman reflects upon the gun’s contemporary use for hunting and Wild Bunch competition in The Model 1917: A Great Old Revolver. And further research can be done on this classic piece by picking up a copy of Classic Combat Handguns, in which Lee Arten talks about shooting his M1917 in Too Many 45s?