Tuesday, December 28, 2010

COLT 1892 For Sale

Nice engraved Colt 1892 is for sale on the Marketplace at Antique Handguns. Don't miss it!

Friday, December 17, 2010

Colt M1911 Motivational Poster

I like this motivational poster featuring a this M1911 pistol! I always liked .45 ACP the ultimate round.....it's like 9mm, but for grown-ups......too funny!

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Miniature Colt M1911 made of Gold

This has to be the ultimate gift for a Colt M1911 lover, a miniature M1911 in real gold, and it functions like a real pistol....that's awesome.

Check this cool video I found today, and start dreaming of getting something like that for your birthday! :)

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver

The Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver also known as the Baby Dragoon was the first Colt Handgun to be manufactured in large numbers, and was a common American Civil War revolver.

This particular revolver was up for sale on Antique Handguns, but was sold....fairly quickly.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Nice Colt M1911 Animation Video

I found this real cool Colt M1911 animation video this morning I wanted to share. It shows the assembly of the Colt pistol, and also shows the function of the pistol. One great video to watch if you are into Colt Handguns

Colt Police Positive

Issued in 1907, the Colt Police Positive double action revolver was a small frame revolver chambered for the .32 Long/Short Colt, the .32 S&W and the .38 S&W and was used primary by law enforcement agencies in the US

Watch this good video including the Colt Police Positive being fired by the maker of this video.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Colt M1911 / M1911A1

The venerable Colt M1911 / M1911A1 in .45 ACP caliber has seen more action than most service handgun in the world. Designed by John Browning, this pistol has been in service for almost 100 years, and is still a favorite with many shooters in the US and abroad. A true piece of history.

Colt Bisley Model Revolver

Another interesting video about an unusual Colt Handgun, the Colt Bisley Model that was a target version of the Single Action Army revolver. You got to love those antique revolvers....I could watch these videos all day

Great Colt Handgun Video: 1903 Colt Pocket Model M

That's a great video about the 1903 Colt Pocket Model M presented by the Curator's Corner's great gun video productions

Unusual Colt Handgun

In the world of Colt Handguns, this must be one of the most unusual one. This rare Colt handgun is known as Prototype Colt/Star Model 30 PK, and was made for the second 1984 XM-9 trials but was never evaluated.

Out of about 20 examples made, this particular Colt handgun is/was available for sale at adamsguns.com

Picture courtesy of AdamsGuns.com

Colt New Service Revolver

Of the Colt Handguns, the Colt New Service was one great double action revolver that saw action with the US armed forces, the British Empire armies including Canada during the Boer War and World War I. This Colt Handgun was also in service with the North-West Mounted Police in Canada.

Picture courtesy of AdamsGuns.com

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Colt Single Action Army

The Colt Single Action Army was designed for the US government in 1873 and remained the official handgun of US troops until 1892. Also referred as the SAA, Peacemaker and Colt 45, this real great Colt handgun of the past is still sought after by thousands of antique guns collectors around the world.

See a British Proof Colt Single Action Army in 455 caliber

Picture courtesy of AdamsGuns.com

Founder of the Colt Manufacturing Company: Samuel Colt

Samuel Colt, founder of the Colt Manufacturing Company was born in Hartford Connecticut in 1836. The Colt Manufacturing Company became one of the most renowned American firearm company with Smith & Wesson, Remington and Winchester. They made some of the best handguns in history.