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PRICE REDUCED - Colt Single Action Army, .45 Eley Caliber, Shipped to London, 1876, Cased

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PRICE REDUCED - Colt Single Action Army,  .45 Eley Caliber, Shipped to London, 1876, Cased  Guns > Pistols > Colt Single Action Revolvers - 1st Gen.
Description: This is a well used, but factory original Colt Single Action Army revolver shipped to London, September 21, 1876, in a shipment of 100 guns (serial number 17924). The Colt letter accompanies the gun. This SAA is in the scarce .45 Eley caliber, marked ".45 Eley Short" in the Colt letter, designating the 5.5" (short) barrel length, and marked "45 CAL. B" on the trigger guard. Only 2697 Single Actions were manufactured in this caliber, and this is one of the earliest. All markings are correct, including the still visible British proofs. The one piece walnut grips are original and numbered to the gun. The bore has some pitting but with strong rifling.

The case (imported from England) is English oak, vintage of the gun. The inside has been restored with new velvet and accessories. They include two period German screw drivers, a cased cleaning rod, oil can, patch box, gun grease and a contemporary Colt coin-style screw driver.

I'm a little surprised we haven't sold this one yet. It is rare, and in good mechanical shape. We'll drop another $250.00 off for the gun only, without the case.

This is an antique, so no FFL is necessary for shipping. We can take VISA or MasterCard for an additional 4% fee. Will also consider trade for U.S. gold and silver coins at spot value.

Condition: Used - See Item Description
Caliber: .450 (all)
Location: CO

Trades Accepted: No

Prices are generally firm, but some trades are excepted for partial payment. Cashier's Checks are the preferred method of payment, USPS Money Orders, 2nd choice. Personal checks are held for two weeks, and discouraged. No PayPal. Foreign sales are possible with proper brokerage, payment (usually credit card) and shipping arrangements. We will ship to California (which is almost a foreign country!) Layaway is possible for items priced over $1500, with payments including 1/3 down, 1/3 at 30 days and final payment with shipping at 60 days. Card fees are 4% with VISA and MasterCard preferred. Shipping is generally USPS Priority, insured. Shipping amounts quoted may be changed to the exact cost if requested, and overseas shipping will be charged on specific individual item shipping cost. With two partners, I own Pawnee Sportsmens Center LLC, near Fort Collins, Colorado. We have trap & skeet, sporting clays, rifle/pistol, 1000-yard range, 3-gun, cowboy action shooting, and upland game bird hunting. I have done antique and obsolete firearms repairs as well as restorations and appraisals for 40 years. I primarily deal in Lever Action Winchesters and Colt Single Action Army revolvers. We have some Colt and Winchester parts, and I manufacture the Columbia Precision Tang Peep Sight for lever guns and some single shots. If you Google Columbia Precision, you can get to my direct email

Shipping Notes: Priority, insured.

Item #: 989532684
Stock No.: RMSS.45ELEY
Seller Since: Feb. 2002
Seller Level: Trusted Seller
This seller is an FFL
City: Timnath
State: CO

Shipping: $55.00 (or Arrange local transfer)
Accepted Payment Methods: Visa MasterCard Check Money Order
Returns: No Returns

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