Colt’s Manufacturing 1887 Single Action Army FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER .44-40 Revolver. Manufactured in 1887, this Colt Single Action Army is in good working shape for age of antiquity. The revolver is chambered in caliber .44-40 and has the highly desirable acid etched “COLT FRONTIER SIX SHOOTER” panel on the left side of the barrel. The revolver has the Colt commercial blue finish on the barrel, cylinder, trigger guard and back strap. The finish is darker on underside and barrel. The frame, hammer and loading gate have a color casehardened finish.The revolver has the oval ejector rod head. The hammer has a knurled bordered spur and cone-shaped firing pin. The top of the barrel is roll-stamped “COLT’S PT. F.A. MFG. Co. HARTFORD CT. U.S.A.” in a single line. The caliber designation “44” is stamped on the underside of the barrel just in front of the frame. The left side of the frame is roll-stamped with the Colt three date/three line patent markings. “44 CF” is stamped on the left front trigger guard bow. The full serial number, “124952” is stamped on the bottom of the frame, trigger guard and back strap butt if the grip. All of the visible serial numbers match. The barrel is believed to been shortened and is indicative by the missing front sight and one line roll-stamp on the barrel. Longer barrels had the one line “COLT’S PT. F.A. MFG. Co. HARTFORD CT. U.S.A.” stamp whereas the short barrel 4.75″ had the two line stamp. We have not “lettered” this antique Colt.
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|Barrel Length||4.75 BARREL|
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