The end of the muzzle was left un-blued with bright polish bare metal. The Army base and Letterman Army Medical Center have also been closed. I have a dark handled Colt. It handles very well and is nicely balanced. This does not apply to out of state residents. The cylinder has a light turn line with some light marks outside the flutes which do not go through the finish. This ruins the parts since the exposed soft metal will wear quickly.
The new revolver was introduced in 1953 and was an immediate success with law enforcement and civilian shooters. The legacy solid rib remained available as well. Because of the thin hardened surface any stoning or smoothing will break through the surface, exposing the softer metal inside. The front sight was composed of a large ramp base with a grooved ramp sight blade. There is no erosion in the bore. The Trooper continued to sell well to law enforcement and civilians, but those wanting the.
It would be nice to find I bought something like that upside down postage stamp. Buyer Tip: If you're the High Bidder in an auction when it closes, don't assume you're the final High Bidder. Personal Checks are held a full week for clearance. Overall, this handgun rates in about Fine condition. In this process powdered steel is injected into a mold and heated until the steel melts and fuses into a solid mass.
The rear sight would be the early version of the Colt Accro sight, and if early enough, the front end of the sight leaf will be rounded off instead of squared off like later versions. The old Colt designs required extensive labor by Master assemblers to build the complex hand fitted actions. As our membership continues to grow we look forward to reading your stories and learning from your experiences. Personal Checks are held a full week for clearance. The original Trooper models were finished with the Colt Duo-Tone blued finish which had the sides of the frame and outer diameter of the cylinder bright polished, with the edges of the trigger guard and grip frame and the cylinder flutes bead blasted to a flat black finish. This Colt Trooper by its serial number was manufactured in 1967 and is close to being pristine in condition. The Trooper was intended to be sold to law enforcement and civilians wanting a less expensive adjustable sighted revolver, with the 357 model for sale to those wanting the.
New members of the line up included the Lawman, Metropolitan Police, and Border Patrol. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements. We accept Cashier's Checks, Money Orders, Cash, Personal Checks and Cards. Maybe you have a doppleganger, or I could be wildly mistaken. If anyone has a lead on where I might find a date of manufacture listing that matches up with this serial number configuration, I'd sure appreciate knowing about it.
The Lawman was a fixed sight Service type revolver. This put a Colt-quality mid-frame. All items purchased in an auction will be combined into one invoice. I'm curious if it has any collectors value. The Boa was a Mark V frame fitted with a Python type barrel and with a Royal Blue polished finish. It is your responsibility to ensure that the gun is legal to own and receive in your area.
Following Colt practice of the time, all Trooper revolver grips had Silver Colt medallions, Gold being reserved for the Python. Grips were originally narrow Service grips, but later production were often fitted with Target grips. But if I do, it will be just to play, 'cause I do not believe I could ever improve the way she shoots. Both models shared the same and hand-fitted internal lockwork. It is about the same size as a Python but is not the same action as Python or earlier Troopers. The design of the new action was such that it was much less complicated than the old models and far less critical about the fit of parts, To assemble one of these new revolvers, the assembler pulled a part from a bin and test fitted it. Grips may require slight fitting when installing.
I have been thinking about working up some different loads for her because she does not appear to be picky. If a cocked gun were dropped, the transfer bar would be instantly snatched down and the firing pin couldn't be struck by the hammer. Finishes were bright blue, bright nickel, and satin electroless nickel. It would be nice to find I bought something like that upside down postage stamp. This does not apply to out of state residents.
This example is in Fine condition and will likely end up taking a spot in a Colt collection, however it would make a fine duty, home defense, or hunting sidearm just as when it rolled off Colt's assembly line 43 years ago. Payment: Full payment on non-layaway items is required within 14 days. This grip was completely checkered on the sides and was made of American walnut with a dull oil type finish. This gave a shorter hammer fall. Mechanics: The action functions correctly.