You can see the appreciable wear on the Aluminum Black finish. Good luck and I'm sorry I forgot to mention your Grandfather. I'm looking at the serial numbers on proofhouse, would my serial numbers fall in between the ones shown, and then that's what I would be able to tell what year my gun is? The fixed sights may or may not shoot to center for you, and this is normal, but actual accuracy was usually good. A gentleman who goes by the name of Buckspen on the Colt Forum is very knowledgable about these guns. I don't think the grips on your gun are original. I'm trying to find the value of the weapon for him.
American Express needs to be processed here using the item number from the auction site and the Credit Card Total:. Please leave feedback when the gun is happily received, this tells us that you have happily received your item. Pics would sure help along with makers names etc,even the names tend to date the firearm. The box rates in Very Good Condition. The rear sight is a square notch in the top strap. You could even do that yourself as it isn't a critical stress area.
We accept Cashier's Checks, Money Orders, Cash, Personal Checks and Cards. Damacas double barrels from 1860 up 100 for a wall hanger to thousands,but the average shooter just never gained a lot in value,a new blackpowder is about same money couple of hundred. I think they were pretty new to the market then. You might ask a local gunsmith about it if you are interested in putting it back into action. Sorry I can't give you a value - I'd only mislead you there. The aluminum frame has many scratches and handling marks. Then look for the number on the chart on proofhouse's list.
We do not require prior notice to place an item on the layaway. I believe the frame is painted but the cylinder and barrel I believe are blued. Our return policy is not designed for folks who have just changed their mind or who did not fully read the description. Not quite as well-made as their centerfire brethren but if you can find a used one that somebody does not think is made of solid gold just because it has the Colt name on it, snap it up. Sometimes we miss, overlook or confuse things and we promise to make it right as best we can when we do.
To call and pay by phone, please wait until the Monday after the sale. I've been asked to make a custom holster for a friend. Also, I still have the cardboard outer sleeve that slides over the box. Assuming it isnt of modern mfg and a plain jane guess 400-600,1903 colt would be worth more. Unfortunately mine was an alloy frame, ha.
The screw retaining the pin removes easily and threads directly into the frame, but we cannot remove the pin without damaging the finish. . Should it, it may be more collectible. I put walnut grips on it right after I bought it. He called me over to his house today and gave this. It is our goal to resolve return issues to keep all parties satisfied with their dealings look at our feedback.
We always combine on shipping to save you as much as we can. I would like to know when it was manufactured and its value. Fine little gun , lots of fun to shoot and cheap, plentiful. I asked the same question over on Rimfire Central. More modern normal steel barrel is worth more as uses normal ammo. If anyone has any experience with this revolver please relay what you know.
This does not apply to out of state residents. The steel frame blued version was a 1959 introduction. They are really neat little revolvers. Bore Condition: Clean with good rifling. Someone could outbid you in the final seconds of the auction if your Max Bid isn't high enough.
Ruger was already in the lead with its Single-Six, which had been launched in 1953. The forward position of the trigger hints at some mechanical tweaking needed, but the bore is pristine and timing is perfect. The last series made from 1970 to 1986 had color case hardened steel frames. If you have that, keep it as well. Personal Checks are held a full week for clearance. And finally what this gun might be worth, even though I would never sell this! Aftermarket grips, however, certainly don't harm the shootability of the item. We were unable to remove the cylinder pin.
The wood grips aren't real common. I don't know if Colt's shipped any of them with the bare frame like that. The differences between the Q and K guns were variations in the frame metallurgy. There are compressions and handling marks on both grips. Stocks are interchangable on these guns and many are mix-masters at this point.