Baruch Hashem
Advanced Search
 
GunsAmerica | Where America Buys And Sells Guns
GunsAmerica | Where America Buys And Sells Guns Sell Now!
 Home >> Colt Double Action Revolvers- Pre-1945 >> View Listing >> Bookmark
Login  Login | Quick Register FREE
      

Colt 1917

Item Number: 908717128
This listing is no longer available or has been sold.

Listed in category: Colt Double Action Revolvers- Pre-1945

Colt 1917  Colt Double Action Revolvers- Pre-1945
Click image for larger
  
Previous Image   Enlarge Image   Next Image
[+] Enlarge Images
Item condition: Used - See Item Description
Item number: 908717128
Item caliber: .45 ACP
Item location: NC

  Classified Ad
sold
Price:  
$700.00
Shipping: 25.00
Payment options: Check Money Order
Return policy: 3 Days 
 
Price: $700.00

 Seller Details
Name: FOOTHILLS FIREARMS
Seller since: Jan. 2005
User level: Gold Seller
FFL dealer: FFL Dealer
Login or
Positive feedback: 100% View All Items from FOOTHILLS FIREARMS
Security Verification
This seller has completed 157 transactions
 
  Address has been verified and will be sent on request at completion of transaction 
Click here to request seller's GunsAmerica Verified Address
what's this?
Have one to sell? Sell Now !   Sell it yourself,  Ship it yourself,  or use a  GA DropOff Location!
    Description     Shipping and payments     Additional information  
This Colt New Service revolver was produced in 1919. It is stamped on the butt "U.S.ARMY" above "MODEL 1917" with the butt number stamped "No 49443" below the lanyard ring. The bore of the 5.5 inch barrel is in outstanding condition. The front sight blade is the usual thin sharkfin profile. The top of the barrel, near the front sight, has the often seen different coloration caused by the sight blade being attached after the barrel was finished. On the bottom of the barrel is marked; "UNITED STATES PROPERTY" beneath the extractor rod. The extractor rod has the correct knurled cylinder head with a single indented grove at the mid-point of the extractor rod head. The cylinder shows a faint cylinder line and is chambered for the .45 ACP cartrige. The rear sight is on the frame topstrap, the usual pinched groove. The smooth, slighty rounded trigger is blued and the cylinder latch is the simpler WWI flat style. The (civilian?) hammer was polished bright on the sides with both the hammer and cylinder latch being knurled where the thumb would contact the part. The hammer does show some discoloration on both polished sides with a dull-blue finish on the top and rear of the hammer. The dull-blue finish of the revolver shows some usage with 94% finish remaiming. The majority of the blue loss is on the top of the barrel. The Original smooth walnut grip shows some usage mars. All in all this Model revolver served the U.S. military well for 36 years and is in far better than average condition for one that, until this year, was "just an old army gun". These New service revolvers were made from 1897 until 1944. They were the largest of the Colt double action revolvers until the Anaconda. The military used the Model 1909 in the Phillipines, Mexico, WWI, WWII and beyond. The 1917 was used in WWI,the Banana Wars,WWII,Korea and Vietnam. Many of the approximatlly 150,000 of these revolvers were altered in a myrid of ways. These revolvers, in original condition, are fast disappearing, so don't miss this oppurtunity to own one. It would be at home in either a military or Colt collection.

LISTING #
 
 
Seller Details
Name: FOOTHILLS FIREARMS  Positive feedback: 100% View
State: NC
 
Security Verification
FFL Search
Enter 3 digit area code or 5 digit zip:
Related Links
Add to Bookmarks
Wishlist
Report Abuse
More from this category:
S &W  MODEL 29 CAL. 44 MAGNUM REVOLVER
S &W MODEL 29 CAL. 44 MAGNUM REVOLVER
1911 Colt M1909 U.S. Army .45 Colt
1911 Colt M1909 U.S. Army .45 Colt
COLT New Service 44-40  7-1/2" barrel  estate sale
COLT New Service 44-40 7-1/2" barrel estate sale
Colt U.S. Military1917 Revolver
Colt U.S. Military1917 Revolver
Colt New Service Revolver,
Colt New Service Revolver,
Colt 1892
Colt 1892
 
MC ok

© 1997-2014 GunsAmerica.com LLC


~www155~