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Colt Commando .38 SPL - 1942, WWII, PARKERIZED, ALL ORIGINAL, vintage firearms inc
General Specs: Colt, Year 1942, .38 SPL, 32.6oz
Serial Number: 13973
Showing just the lightest amount of holster wear, this 1942 gun exemplifies the classic combat revolver that Colt produced for the United States during World War II. Based on the Colt Police Positive about 49,000 Colt Commando revolvers were purchased by the government during the War, Colt manufactured these revolvers from 1942-45 giving them a robust and tactically useful matte parkerized finish. The guns were issued to various government organizations, while a few Commandos saw service overseas in the war zone General Eisenhower was known to carry a Commando!
This example has an action that is smooth and tight, an excellent and shiny bore with strong rifling. Its trigger pull is a Colt smooth DA/SA with crisp breaks of 9.9 and 3.7lb respectively. The revolver bears the flaming bomb proof mark and the grip panels are original and in perfect condition.
A great addition to any Colt collection, home defense or everyday carry, make it yours today, enjoy.
Barrel Length: 4"
% Blue: 98% Parkerized
Sights: Front blade, rear topstrap groove
Case Color: 99% Parkerized
Trigger Type: Single-crisp
Checkering Condition: Perfect
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Payment Methods: Credit Card, Money Order, Certified Check, Personal Check, Wire Transfer (Advertised price reflects 3% cash discount. Actual price if paid by credit card is 3% higher.)
Inspection Period / Return Policy: Three Days from the date the item was received.
Sales Tax: Collected based on ship to address
Shipping & Insurance: Ground $50.00 within the continental U.S. Additional fees for HI & AK. We ship internationally with additional fees!
Item Condition: Used
Requires FFL?: Yes
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We employ a full time gunsmith on premises and can perform alterations to suit your needs within a few weeks of purchase. Common requests are: -stock bending to suit your particular requirements -addition of any specified butt pad to increase length of pull -alteration of chokes to suit your shooting preferences -lengthening of chambers and forcing cones -darkening stock color with penetrating stains -restoring any part of the gun including rust blue, charcoal blue, bone and charcoal case color, wood restoration and checkering recuts. If you like one our guns but it needs "tweaked", let us know and we can quote you a time and price. Some enthusiasts like the guns "as found" and others want them "just so". We often list guns as found and let the particular buyer choose how they want their gun to fit or look.
Handgun Caliber: .38 Special