When did the Colt Frontier Six Shooter become a roll stamp?
Between serial numbers 41,000 and 45,000 the factory began acid etching the term “Colt Frontier Six Shooter” on barrels. This continued to approximately 1889 at the 130,000 serial number range which is when “Colt Frontier Six Shooter” became a roll stamp.
How big is the barrel of a Colt Frontier Six Shooter?
Colt Model 1878 double action revolver with etched barrel panel “Colt Frontier Six Shooter” which was a Colt trade mark for.44-40 caliber. The panel is about 60-70% visible. 7 ½” barrel. Bore has good rifling and light corrosion in the grooves.
What was the serial number of the Paterson Colts?
Paterson Colts Single Action Army & Bisley Revolvers (Pre-War) Single Action Army, Buntline & New Frontier SAA (Post-War) Colt Double Action Revolvers
What kind of Revolver was the Colt Frontier?
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What kind of magazine does a Colt Frontier Six Shooter have?
Here’s the deal — any Colt revolver, either the single-action, Bisley or later Model 1878 double-action, marked on the left side of the barrel “Colt Frontier Six Shooter” is by definition chambered for the .44 WCF. (Now commonly called .44-40 so we’ll stick with the current name.)
When did the Colt SAA 44 40 stop being made?
It was standard until production ceased for the first time in 1941. By then 71,391 standard fixed-sight single-actions, single-action targets, Bisley’s and target sight Bisley’s had been made as .44-40s. No standard production Colt SAA 44-40s were produced during the Second Generation of manufacture between 1956 and 1974.
When did the Colt 44 40 come out?
The Third Generation of Colt single-action production began in 1976 and to my utter surprise at the 1982 NRA Convention in Philadelphia, Colt announced the .44-40 would again be offered as a caliber option. Right there on the spot in the Colt booth, I ordered one.
How can I find the serial number of a colt?
Enter the serial number, without spaces or dashes, to search the database. If multiple models appear for your serial number simply match the date with the appropriate model, as certain vintage firearms can share serial numbers between different models.