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GOLD PLATED, Engraved, STAG Grip COLT .45 Single Action Army 1905 SAA C&R One-of-a-Kind Colt PEACEMAKER from 1905!
GOLD PLATED, Engraved, STAG Grip COLT .45 Single Action Army 1905 SAA C&R
One-of-a-Kind Colt PEACEMAKER from 1905!
Here we present a C&R First Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolver chambered in .45 Long Colt, manufactured in 1905 in Hartford, Connecticut. The Colt “Peacemaker” was introduced in 1873 and has become one of the most iconic firearms in all of history, thanks to its widespread use by the U.S. military, civilians and, more recently, in Western films. Total production numbers for the “First Generation” (c. 1873-1940) Colt Single Action Army reached 357,859. These continued to be relied upon as well as “hot-rodded” by the likes of Elmer Keith, Skeeter Skelton, many other lawmen and gun writers of the time.
Though Colt enjoyed the largest contracts of any handgun maker during the American Civil War, it had to rely on its array of percussion fired revolvers, namely the 1860 Army until the Smith & Wesson owned Rollin White Patent expired in 1869. This enabled them to begin making revolvers with completely bored through cylinder chambers in order to utilize modern metallic cartridge ammunition in the most effective manner. In 1869, Colt began development of a suitable cartridge revolver in earnest, first coming out with a number of conversions for their percussion lines, until 1872 when they debuted what was to become the Colt Model 1873 Single Action Army in the 1872 U.S. Trials. Needless to say, it won, and became the Army’s revolver of choice. It also became the sidearm of choice for many others like cowboys, guards, lawmen, crooks, shopkeepers and all manner of civilians.
The overall condition is excellent. This revolver has been engraved and gold plated throughout. Robust, excellent action. Mirror-bright bore with sharp rifling. Firm stag grips in excellent shape. Numbers match. Here is a one-of-a-kind, must have revolver, that could be the highlight of any collection!
This firearm is classified as a Curio & Relic.
Barrel is 7-1/2 inches.
Caliber: .45 Long Colt
Overall condition as seen in photos.
Very Fast. Very Safe. FREE SHIPPING. Will need to be sent to your local FFL or C&R licensee. This firearm is classified as a Curio & Relic.
Guaranteed AUTHENTIC & Includes CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY.