Where can I find the serial number on my Colt?
Thanks to the advance of technology, now you are able to look up Colt serial number on the Internet. Simply go to the Colt homepage and hover your mouse to the “Customer Service” tab. In there is a useful function called “Serial Number Lookup”, click it then enter the serial numbers and characters on your Colt.
What kind of trigger does a Colt New service revolver have?
The Colt New Service revolver features a SA/DA trigger. The firing pin is integral to the hammer. The Colt New Service revolver’s look is certainly deterrent. The front sight is fixed, with a Patridge profile. The Colt serial number on the frame, next to the cylinder crane.
What are the serial numbers of police pistols?
Officers Model Officers Model Special Official Police & Marshal Official Police Caliber .22 Pocket Positive Police Positive .22 Target Model G & C Police Positive Heavy Frame Police Positive Special Police Positive .32 & Target Police Positive .38 Python Trooper Trooper Model & .357 Model Colt Semi -Automatic Pistols top Ace .22
How can you tell the age of a Colt gun?
If you want to know the exact age of the gun though, you’d have to find a reference table to crosscheck the characters with the manufacturing year. Technically speaking, Colt serial numbers tend jump all over the place with no set pattern. That’s why it’s difficult to understand them without a point of reference.
When did the Colt M1911 serial number change?
Started in 1912, the M1911 Commercial and its A1 variant got normal serial numbers with a simple prefix (or suffix). But in mid 1970, the serial numbers are not a continuation of the previous ones. Instead, now they have a “70” as the first two digits.
What do the capital letters mean in Colt serial numbers?
For example, SA is Single Action, NF is New Frontier, SP is Sporter, MT is Match Target and so on. On the other hand, a capital “C” prefix or suffix is used to indicate that the model is for Commercial use. In certain cases, these characters are simply used to show the year of manufacture and don’t have any secret meaning.