Colt Single Action Army SAA 1st Generation, Long Flute, Ivory Grips, .38 WCF c. 1913

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Colt Single Action Army SAA 1st Generation, Long Flute, Ivory Grips, .38 WCF c. 1913  Guns > Pistols > Colt Single Action Revolvers - 1st Gen.
Description: This is a mint, as restored by Turnbull Restoration in October, 1995, Colt Single Action Army revolver in the rare long flute configuration. It is in .38 WCF (.38-40) with 4.75" barrel and two-piece ivory grips.

Kopec states that in April of 1913, Colt decided to use up surplus Model 1878 DA cylinders, as that model was discontinued in 1905. Record notations show the serial numbers (generally) started with 330001 and ended with 331479. The 1878 DA cylinders had long or "full" flutes and needed only to be milled for the SAA stop notches and approaches with the ratchet at the cylinder rear altered. Also, a half-length cylinder bushing was used so the '78 cylinder did not have to have the center hole drilled through. The 1500 (1478 plus a few later, out of serial range, guns) or so Long Flutes are also noted to be of finer finish not common in the 1913 to 1915 period. (A Study of the Colt Single Action Army Revolver, 1976, Graham, Kopec & Moore)

This Colt is accompanied by a vintage, custom made, hand carved, rawhide laced, heavy leather holster, maker unknown.

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Condition: Used - See Item Description
Brand: Colt
Caliber: .38 WCF
Location: CO

Trades Accepted: Yes.

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 #: 999191457
SKU: SAA
Stock No.: RBSAALF.38617
Seller Since: Feb. 2002
Seller Level: Trusted Seller
This seller is an FFL
City: Timnath
State: CO
Phone: 303-808-2007
Price:
$3,650.00


Shipping: $75.00 (or Arrange local transfer)
Accepted Payment Methods: Visa MasterCard Check Money Order
Returns: No Returns

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