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  1. Single Action Revolver Forum
    Wondering if the Tanfoglio brass frame fits the Frontier Scout? Anyone tried to do this? I have a Ruger w/ a brass frame and enjoy the weight and balance.
  2. Single Action Revolver Forum
    I picked up an old Colt pistol, looks possibly like an old service model. Markings are: "COLT'S PT FA MFG CO HARTFORD CT USA. PAT'D AUG 5 1884 JUNE 5 1900 JULY 4 1905" "NEW SERVICE 455 ELEY" SERIAL # 88844 (Colt serial number look up seems to be an 1897 - NEW ARMY & NEW NAVY MODELS (DA 38...
  3. "The American Arsenal" US Weapons - Past & Present
    Hello all, I recently came across a Colt Police Positive chambered in .38 S&W and decided to look up it's serial number on Colt's archive. According to them, it was produced in 1906. I find this hard to believe due to how clean the revolver is, and the fact that it isn't blued. It has either a...
  4. Single Action Revolver Forum
    Hello, I've always loved old West weapons. I currently own a Winchester 1873 Deluxe Sporter .357, Winchester 1892 .357, Taylors Alaskan 1892 .357, and Winchester 1894 musket (NRA Centennial). I do own a Ruger New Vaquero, but I'd like something a little more authentic, and I have my eye on...
  5. Military Handgun Forum
    Hello. Was hoping someone might be familiar with the intertwined "GS" marking on the bottom of the Colt 1911 slide in the attached photo. After looking in my Poyer book and other forums my best guess is that it was originally stamped "S" for a Commercial production, but then over-stamped "G"...
  6. Military Handgun Forum
    Colt New Service 455 ELEY. From Colt’s look-up it’s: Year of Manufacture 1915 Model NEW SERVICE AND NEW SERVICE TARGET MODELS In great shape. Just missing ejector rod head. Fully functions. Any thoughts on value?
  7. "The American Arsenal" US Weapons - Past & Present
    Howdy! Recently came into possession of a Colt Commando revolver, and was wondering if anyone had any experience dealing with Colt historians and what the process was like for obtaining one of those letters saying when it was made and who it was sold too? While these revolvers aren't the most...
  8. Military Handgun Forum
    Hello all, I am in search of a 1911 and 1911a1 data sheet like I have used for Garands and M1 Carbines. HOW TO FILL OUT a CARBINE CLUB DATA SHEET FOR AN M1 CARBINE Is anyone aware of datasheets available for the 1911's (particularly govt models) Thank you in advance
  9. "The American Arsenal" US Weapons - Past & Present
    I have two firearms I’m looking to buy from a estate. One is a colt .38 special snub nose and is said to be from the 50’s to 60’s. I would like to know the model of this firearm and what would be a fair offer for the estate and myself. The second gun is a old savage model 6 .22 short/long/long...
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