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02/23/2024 | 2 Comments

Colt Service Model Ace 22LR WB Inspected

This Colt Service Model Ace is finished in blue and features the Williams Floating Chamber and adjustable Stevens rear sight. A Semi-automatic pistol chambered in .22 LR, designed slightly different from the standard ACE. The floating chamber aided the recoil response that mimicked the action of the .45 ACP pistols. This military proof marked Colt Ace wears a “WB” acceptance mark. Later production pistols would then switch to a parkerized finish.  The finish throughout is deep blue and retains a bright shine with minimal superficial marks. Two areas of thinning can be noted above the serrations on the top of the slide, and near the muzzle o...
This Colt Service Model Ace is finished in blue and features the Williams Floating Chamber and adjustable ...
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$1,375
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$1,100

02/15/2024 | 3 Comments

Colt M1903 Pocket Hammerless High Polish Blue 32ACP

This Colt M1903 Pocket Hammerless is a semi-automatic pistol chambered in .32 acp, and is capable of carrying 7 rounds. Manufactured in 1911, this M1903 features a heel style magazine release, grip safety, and a slide lock safety. The pocket hammerless also know and the general officers pistol, saw a few variants over time and this one is known as a TYPE III, due to the serial range and the elimination of the barrel bushing. The M1903 features a 3.75” barrel and fixed front sight, with a dovetail set rear sight.  The blue high polish finish is deep throughout the slide and frame and has a lustrous mirror-like shine. This M1903 shows a light ...
This Colt M1903 Pocket Hammerless is a semi-automatic pistol chambered in .32 acp, and is capable of carry...

02/13/2024 | 2 Comments

1913 Colt Government Model W/ Colt Factory Letter

This 1913 Colt Government Model 1911 with the Colt Factory Archive letter is finished a “mirror like” high polish blue and fire blue small parts. Manufactured in 1913 the second year of production for the government model, a limited number of the early high polish pistols were produced due to the finish easily showing scratches. The military pistols were ordered to a darker finish in 1913, making them more serviceable and reducing reflection and glare.   This Commercial Government Model is an early 1913 production, as mentioned above its finished in high polish blue, that is lustrous and mirror-like. It shows its age well, show wear that is...
This 1913 Colt Government Model 1911 with the Colt Factory Archive letter is finished a “mirror like” ...
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$5,500
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02/01/2024 | 3 Comments

1943 Colt M1911A1 Canadian Lend Lease

This 1943 Colt M1911A1 Canadian Lend-Lease is chambered in .45 ACP and is an excellent example of those pistols shipped as part of the Lend-Lease Act, it has the Canadian C-broad arrow proof and the London Proof House mark. The Lend-Lease allowed the British Empire to receive munitions and Arms from the US Government, however Canada and other countries benefited from the Lend-Lease Act as well. This M1911A1 is parkerized, wears checkered plastic grips and shows light marks through the face of the slide. The finish shows strong throughout with little silvering on some of the leading and high edges. The front sight is a ramped serrated blade. The...
This 1943 Colt M1911A1 Canadian Lend–Lease is chambered in .45 ACP and is an excellent example of th...
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02/02/2024 | 13 Comments

1957 Smith & Wesson Pre Model 29 .44 Mag 6.5in

This 1957 Smith & Wesson Pre Model 29 is finished in bright blue and fitted with a 6.5-inch pinned barrel. Built on the 4 screw N frame, this 6-shot swing out recessed cylinder, is capable of the .44 Mag or a .44 Spl. The Pre-Model-29 revolver was a successor of the Registered Magnum in the new era of high-powered revolvers. This .44 Magnum Revolver’s bright blue finish retains its deep color throughout, with minor scattered handling marks. Rosewood coke bottle grips and case colored hammer and trigger, highlight the artistry found in early revolvers. The rear sight is adjustable for windage/elevation and the front sight is ramped and ser...
This 1957 Smith & Wesson Pre Model 29 is finished in bright blue and fitted with a 6.5-inch pinned bar...
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01/28/2024 | 4 Comments

WWII US 1942 BOYT Leather Holster

This WWII US 1942 Dated BOYT Leather Holster, a M1916 model hostler produced by BOYT Holster Company of Iowa. BOYT was one of a few Holster Manufactures that produced M1911 holsters for both World Wars. This Holster is in excellent condition, shows a nice worn in natural finish and trace amounts of verdigris forming on around the brass rivets.  Embossed on the front is the standard US cartouche, which was the standard marking on M1916 Holsters. On the back near the belt loops "BOYT 42" can be clearly read. The internal pistol bolster is still intact.  WWII models used a painted steel belt hook, rather than brass used on those iss...
This WWII US 1942 Dated BOYT Leather Holster, a M1916 model hostler produced by BOYT Holster Company of Io...

01/14/2024 | 9 Comments

1937 Colt ACE 22LR w/ Box and Colt Archive Letter

This 1937 Colt Ace is chambered in .22lr is offered with the serial numbered matched box, bore brush, serial number matched test target, Colt Factory pamphlets, and Colt Factory Archive letter. The Ace made its market debut in 1931, originally ordered by chief of Ordnance in 1913, Springfield armory was to develop a .22 caliber pistol dedicated to training, for confidence and better marksmanship among troops. Many .22 caliber gallery pistols were developed, along with attempts at converting M1911 service models before the final design by Colt was achieved.   This Colt Ace finished in blue, wears checkered walnut grips, and its high edges are s...
This 1937 Colt Ace is chambered in .22lr is offered with the serial numbered matched box, bore brush, seri...
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01/09/2024 | 11 Comments

1914 Colt Police Positive Target 32 Police

This 1914 Colt Police Positive Target finished in Colt’s factory charcoal blue, known as a high polish blue with a 6” barrel and adjustable sites. A rarity in the early double action revolvers, found on the target models. The top strap is flat on this target model.  Non target models you would see a serrated and grooved top strap for a rear sight. The target revolver can hold six rounds of .32 Police CTG (Colt's disguise for the .32 S&W Long) and a more rare configuration compared to .22LR option. The high polish finish on this revolver retains is deep dark shine throughout, and it wears some scattered freckles and light handling marks...
This 1914 Colt Police Positive Target finished in Colt’s factory charcoal blue, known as a high polish b...

01/04/2024 | 10 Comments

1915 DWM Artillery Luger 20a Serial Number 9mm

This 1915 production DWM Artillery Luger is an excellent example of the 1914 Artillery long pistol known as the LP 08. This infamous parabellum pistol is chambered in 9mm and wears an 8 in barrel (200mm). This pistol is a serial number of “20a” . Military Lugers were numbered 1 –10000.  After that the production reset by adding a suffix (1a, 2a, 3a etc.). Austrian Georg Luger, the namesake and designer of the Luger, took inspiration from the C-93 a semi-automatic pistol developed by Hugo Borchardt. Ultimately this precision firearm became the standard side arm of the German armed forces.  Finished in blue throughout the frame and barrel,...
This 1915 production DWM Artillery Luger is an excellent example of the 1914 Artillery long pistol known a...
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12/13/2023 | 10 Comments

Colt 1911 Magazines WWI WWII .45 ACP .22LR

This lot of Colt M1911 magazines includes a total of four, three in .45 ACP magazines and one .22LR magazine. All finished in blue, 2 two tone and 2 full blue. From left to right a Type IV Two tone that wears a “R” on the top of the magazine base plate toe. 2nd from the left all blue wears a “R” on the top of the base plate toe, and C-R on the bottom of the base plate. 3rd from the left is a two tone with a lanyard loop, the magazine wall drops down over the base plate and are pinned. The 4th from the left and last magazine is .22LR in all blue and has the markings “COLT CAL. 22L.R.” on the bottom of the magazine baseplate....
This lot of Colt M1911 magazines includes a total of four, three in .45 ACP magazines and one .22LR magazi...

12/06/2023 | 5 Comments

Colt M1911 .45 ACP Barrels

This lot of Colt M1911 .45 ACP barrels includes a total of 3, all of which are in similar condition with some silvering common with cycling on the outer surface. All 3 are blue in finish and all show strong lands and grooves. The first shows “S” and “P” on the lug, it has a barrel link and pin included and installed. The second is marked “COLT 45 AUTO” and “7” in front of the lug, it does not have a barrel link or pin. The third has an “S” in front of the lug....
This lot of Colt M1911 .45 ACP barrels includes a total of 3, all of which are in similar condition with s...
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12/02/2023 | 6 Comments

Colt M1908 Vest Pocket Hammerless Grip 2 Sets

This Colt M1908 Vest Pocket Hammerless Grip set includes 1 set of hard rubber square top grips and 1 set of Checkered Walnut square top grips. Both are in excellent condition and would be excellent replacements. No major handling marks or chips on either set. Both sets come with a blue grip screw, in excellent condition. The M1908 vest hard rubber grips were first seen on the M1908 25ACP starting with serial number 1 and the square tops saw production in hard rubber at approximately serial number 105,000. Serial number 105,000 dates in 1931 would be the transition year to square top grips. The production year of these exact hard rubber grips i...
This Colt M1908 Vest Pocket Hammerless Grip set includes 1 set of hard rubber square top grips and 1 set o...

12/01/2023 | 11 Comments

Un-Quality Presentation M1 Carbine

This Un-Quality presentation M1 Carbine was awarded to Adjutant General Billy G. Wellman. The M1 Carbine is a semi-automatic carbine rifle chambered in Cal .30. General Billy G. Wellman served as Kentucky’s Adjutant General From 1977 to 1987. In addition to his service as an Adjutant General Wellman was highly decorated and held many positions during his distinguished career which included Justice Cabinet Secretary and State Police Commissioner, both positions in Kentucky. This carbine awarded to Adjutant General Wellman, carries the Un-Quality receiver, a rare receiver due to its low production total.  This presentation carbine is in excel...
This Un-Quality presentation M1 Carbine was awarded to Adjutant General Billy G. Wellman. The M1 Carbine i...
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11/21/2023 | 17 Comments

Smith & Wesson Model 1 2nd Issue

This Smith & Wesson Model 1 is a 2nd Issue and is chambered in .22 short black powder cartridge. This tip up single action revolver holds 7 rounds. The S&W Model 1 holds the title as the first commercially successful revolver to use a rimfire cartridge. This early rimfire cartridge revolver was a revolutionary step for firearms and a huge step forward for Smith & Wesson that gave them a virtual monopoly on cartridge revolvers after the expiration of Colt’s patent in 1856. The Model 1 was brought to life in 1857 through a patent held by a former Colt Employee, that Colt showed no interest in. Production spanned decades from 1857 to 1881 an...
This Smith & Wesson Model 1 is a 2nd Issue and is chambered in .22 short black powder cartridge. This ...

11/19/2023 | 14 Comments

1968 Colt Python 357 Mag 6'' Royal Blue NIB

This 1968 Colt Python is chambered in .357 magnum and sports a 6” vented top ribbed barrel. New in box condition this early Colt includes the factory box, papers and test target all numbered to the Revolver. A 55-year-old Python revolver, that boasts no excuses as a collector grade firearm. Colt’s Python is the flagship double action revolver of the serpent series and as revered by some collectors as the finest production revolver ever made. This early Colt Python boasts a flawless Colt Royal Blue finish, and it wears pristine factory target checkered walnut grips. Colts Royal blue finish is deep throughout the revolver, with no visible han...
This 1968 Colt Python is chambered in .357 magnum and sports a 6” vented top ribbed barrel. New in box ...
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11/09/2023 | 14 Comments

1945 Ithaca M1911A1 FJA Inspected .45 ACP

This World War II Ithaca M1911A1 U.S. Army Issue, dates as 1945 production and is one of the last of 41,305 units manufactured by Ithaca Gun Co. Of New York. Ithaca along with Union Switch & Signal, Remington Rand and Colt, all carried the banner of M1911A1 production through World War II. It's chambered in .45 ACP, parkerized and wears plastic checkered grips. This Ithaca M1911A1 is Frank J Atwood inspected and is stamped with his “FJA” Inspection mark. This Ithaca 1911A1 being military issue, shows off a smooth war-worn parkerized finish, traces of minor high edge wear and a light patina on the frame. The trigger is stamped, hammer and...
This World War II Ithaca M1911A1 U.S. Army Issue, dates as 1945 production and is one of the last of 41,30...

11/07/2023 | 6 Comments

Colt M1903 WWII US Property British Lend-Lease

This 1942 Colt Military M1903 chambered in .32ACP with a 3.75-inch barrel and factory parkerized finish. This WWII M1903 is a US Property British lend-lease Colt Pistol. In 1941 the U.S. Government passed the lease-lend act, that allowed the United States to supply any nations that were deemed critical to the defense of the United States with Munitions and war-related supplies. This allowed the U.S.A. to remain neutral to the conflict until its involvement after Pearl harbor. This Colt M1903 carries the variety of British proof marks in a few common locations. It's offered with the military kraft box numbered to the gun.  The parkerized finish...
This 1942 Colt Military M1903 chambered in .32ACP with a 3.75-inch barrel and factory parkerized finish. T...
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11/01/2023 | 15 Comments

WWI Colt M1911 U.S. ARMY .45 ACP

This WWI Colt M1911 U.S. Army .45 ACP was produced in 1914. Approximately 30,000 Colt M1911 pistols were shipped in 1914 in preparation for World War 1. The pistols produced during this time were part of multiple direct shipments to State Militias and National Guard Units.  This WWI Colt M1911 Is listed in Charles Clawson's Book “Colt 45 Service Pistols” on page 381 as being shipped to the Adjutant General, State of Rhode Island, Providence Rhode Island on April 16th, 1914, in a shipment of 300 guns. This WWI U.S. ARMY M1911 is expectational display, shows common wear patterns associated with cycling, and carrying. Most of the wear is not...
This WWI Colt M1911 U.S. Army .45 ACP was produced in 1914. Approximately 30,000 Colt M1911 pistols were s...

10/26/2023 | 15 Comments

Remington Rand M1911A1 Ogden Arsenal Rebuild .45ACP

This Remington Rand M1911A1 Ogden Arsenal Rebuild, dates as 1945 manufactured Semi-Automatic Pistol. Arsenal Rebuild pistols were taken in, inspected and rebuilt with replacement parts needed to bring them up to operational standards. The Ogden Arsenal was built in 1921 and began storing munitions from World War I that same year. This Remington Rand rebuilds most notable feature is that it wears an Ithaca Gun Company slide. This M1911A1 Ogden Arsenal pistol issue shows its variety of parts and the standard majority of the M1911A1 feature upgrades. The finish is smooth parkerized, shows a healthy war brown patina in color and it wears plastic c...
This Remington Rand M1911A1 Ogden Arsenal Rebuild, dates as 1945 manufactured Semi-Automatic Pistol. Arse...
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10/20/2023 | 26 Comments

Colt Single Action Army 1st-Gen King Modified

This Colt Single Action Army 1st Generation is a rare example of a finely modified Single Action Revolver by King Gun Sight Company. King was revered as state-of-the-art for aftermarket modifications to any firearm at the time. Single Actions were not commonly modified. The modifications on this Colt SAA include; King Ramp-Red-Bead-Reflector Front Sight ($5 option), King Mico-metered Adjusting Rear Sight ($10 option), King Cockeyed Hammer ($5 option), King Short Action ($10 option). King would charge an extra $20 for Gunsmithing to install all the listed options. Referencing the included Era correct reproduction King Sight Catalog, the modifications wo...
This Colt Single Action Army 1st Generation is a rare example of a finely modified Single Action Revolver ...

10/12/2023 | 19 Comments

Colt Cobra 1965 .38 Special

This Colt Cobra revolver is chambered in .38 special and according to Colt's serial number lookup was produced in 1965. The Cobra was the first of the lightweight revolvers to come from Colt. Although it is a serpent, it's not to be confused with that of the King Cobra. Cobra production started in 1950, shortly after the war and had similar characteristics to the ever-popular Detective Special, the primary difference was the Cobra boasts 15-ounce frame aluminum frame. Lighter than the competition, and the ability to carry the 6th round allowed it to stay in good graces with public, and off duty officers. This Colt Cobra is fitted with a 2” bar...
This Colt Cobra revolver is chambered in .38 special and according to Colt’s serial number lookup wa...
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10/02/2023 | 8 Comments

Colt Government Model 1969 .45 ACP w/ Box

This 1969 Colt Government Model is an excellent example of a Pre-70 series and would be an excellent addition for any collection. Offered with the Colt wood grain cardboard box and Colts Automatic pistol factory instruction sheet. Colt would update the barrel bushing for the 70 series, which would change the barrel bushing to collet style.   This Colt Government Model is finished in blue and shows deep mirror like finish throughout the slide and frame. The top of slide shows a matte finish, referred to by Colt as “glare proof” treatment. This can be seen throughout the perimeter. The front sight ramped with rear serrations, and a dovetail...
This 1969 Colt Government Model is an excellent example of a Pre-70 series and would be an excellent addit...

09/30/2023 | 7 Comments

Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless 1937 .32 ACP

This 1937 Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless semi-automatic pistol is chambered in .32 ACP at an 8-round capacity and offered with a Colt factory archive letter and a Hieser Holster. The M1903 was popular in the civilian market, as it was high power for the time and easily carried. The M1903 does have history with the military as well, often referred to as the “General Officers Pistol”. The Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless, does use a hammer concealed under the slide of the pistol despite its name.   This 1903 is finished in Blue, features a fixed blade sight and checkered walnut grips with a flush Colt Medallion. The M1903 is 6 3/4 inches in length o...
This 1937 Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless semi-automatic pistol is chambered in .32 ACP at an 8-round capacity...
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09/28/2023 | 10 Comments

Colt Pocket Positive 1907 .32 CTG

This Colt Pocket Positive is offered as a nice example of an early civilian double action revolver, that features a six-round cylinder chambered in .32 CTG. The Pocket Positive is a small frame revolver that introduced the advancement of modern passive safety system that prevented accidental discharges if it was dropped. Colt developed the Pocket Positive from the New Pocket revolver; the New Pocket would lend some left-over parts for the first 4 transition years of production. The Pocket Positive would be the predecessor to the Detective Special and the Police Positive. The serial number lookup at Colt.com dates this Pocket Positive revolver as a 1907...
This Colt Pocket Positive is offered as a nice example of an early civilian double action revolver, that f...

09/22/2023 | 36 Comments

Colt M1911A1 U.S. Army 1941 .45ACP

This Colt M1911A1 U.S. Army is an excellent Pre-War example of a those issued to the U.S. military in 1941. Colts' serial lookup positions this pistol as an early W.B. marked M1911A1. The inspector stamp of W.B. is for Colonel Waldemar S. Broberg.  He was the Army Inspector of Ordnance from July 1st, 1941 to June 16th, 1942 in the Hartford / Springfield Ordnance District. This Colt M1911A1 considering the age, and perceived life of events, would be a terrific addition to any collection, only showing finish silvering and consistent with normal wear patterns. This M1911A1 is finished in the U.S. Military's Parkerized Finish and wears the standard p...
This Colt M1911A1 U.S. Army is an excellent Pre-War example of a those issued to the U.S. military in 1941...
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09/13/2023 | 4 Comments

Colt 1908 Vest Pocket .25ACP w/ Archive Letter

This 1938 Colt 1908 Vest Pocket is offered with a Colt factory archive department letter, box, brush, and cleaning lubricant vial. A complete example for any discerning collector that would make a terrific addition to any collection. This 1908 Vest pocket, referred to by the Colt Archive as the “Colt Model 1908 Hammerless Automatic Pistol” is chambered in .25 ACP. This small pistol displays case hardened parts in vivid color.   This 1908 is finished in blue, wears checkered walnut grips and is highlighted by case hardened trigger, slide lock safety, & grip safety. The finish is deep throughout the pistol and only small marks can be note...
This 1938 Colt 1908 Vest Pocket is offered with a Colt factory archive department letter, box, brush, and ...

09/12/2023 | 7 Comments

Colt M1911A1 U.S. Army 1943 .45ACP

This 1943 Colt M1911A1 would be an excellent addition for collectors looking for a WWII era staple. This 1911-A1 wears the G.H.D. Inspection stamp which is the mark of Brigadier General Guy H. Drewry. Brigadier General Guy H. Drewry was the Army Inspector of Ordnance at the Springfield Ordnance District during WWII from June 17th, 1942, to July 15th, 1945. He is also known for major advancements and efficiencies with the war efforts of small arms production and development.   This 1911A1 wears a parkerized finish that shows a mostly consistent finish throughout, noting some pitting and high edge silvering throughout. The silvering noted is in...
This 1943 Colt M1911A1 would be an excellent addition for collectors looking for a WWII era staple. This ...
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09/07/2023 | 4 Comments

Colt Government Model 1911A1 W/ .22lr Conversion Kit

This 1948 Colt Government Model pistol is offered with a .22Lr conversion kit. A high-condition example of the included items if it was purchased as a set in 1948. This Colt Government Model is a semi-automatic pistol, chambered in .45 ACP, assembled and finished in both pre-war and post-war era parts: plastic grips, thumb safety, grip safety, both sights, and hammer. The commercial version of the Colt 1911A1 would see a few more stylistic changes in the coming years due to Colt running out of wartime parts. This pistol is a fine example of the saying that “Colt never threw anything away”.  This pistol’s high condition and minimal wear suggests ...
This 1948 Colt Government Model pistol is offered with a .22Lr conversion kit. A high-condition example of...

08/27/2023 | 11 Comments

Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 ACP Parkerized

This 1944 Colt Model 1903 Hammerless Pocket Automatic Pistol is offered with a Colt factory archive letter. This 1903 pocket hammerless is an early semi-automatic pistol chambered in .32 ACP. This firearm is one of John Moses Browning’s earlier designs for Colt’s Manufacturing Company before the infamous M1911. Although the name implies this is a hammerless pistol, don’t let it fool you, the hammer can be found under the slide. This was a large advance at the time in engineering to make firearms more concealable and allow for a smooth draw from a pocket if needed. This 1903 has a parkerized finish throughout, which is a durable phosphate c...
This 1944 Colt Model 1903 Hammerless Pocket Automatic Pistol is offered with a Colt factory archive letter...
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08/25/2023 | 14 Comments

Colt M1911 U.S. Army .45 ACP Transition Model

This 1924 Colt M1911 is offered as a pistol only and is an excellent example of the transition model. Complete with the era-correct barrel. This M1911, a semi-automatic pistol, was part of a contract awarded to Colt to produce 10,000 pistols. It is reported that the serial range is 700,001 – 710,000. This is confirmed by the WTG “Walter T Gordon” inspection mark. It is known the first 2,000 transition models saw a single circled WTG, this one showing the double circle. This transition model saw improvements of the 1911A1, before the A1 was an actual designation. Those improvements being a shorter trigger, finger relief cutouts behind the trigger,...
This 1924 Colt M1911 is offered as a pistol only and is an excellent example of the transition model. Comp...

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