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THE BOOK OF COLT ENGRAVING by R. L. Wilson

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A HISTORY OF THE COLT REVOLVER from 1836 to 1940

by Charles T. Haven and Frank A Belden


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COLT FIREARMS 1836-1954 by James E. Serven


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'51 COLT NAVIES by Nathan L. Swayze


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SAMUEL COLT A Man and an Epoch, by Martin Rywell


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SAM COLT'S OWN RECORD 1847... Forward and Notes by John E. Parsons


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COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVERS and the LONDON AGENCY by C. Kenneth Moore


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COLT REVOLVERS and the U. S. NAVY 1965-1889 by C. Kenneth Moore


COLT CAVALRY, ARTILLERY AND MILITIA REVOLVERS (1873-1903) by Keith Cochran


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COLT AUTOMATIC PISTOLS, by Donald B. Bady


THE RAMPANT COLT by R. L Wilson


COLT'S SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER by "Doc" O'Merara

THE LEGEND, THE ROMANCE AND THE RIVALS
  • Fine in Fine Dust Jacket; Black simulated leather with silver lettering on front panel and spine
  • Publisher: Krause publications Iola, Wi. copyright 1999, (first edition per Krause statement that first editions are unmarked, subsequent editions are marked.)
  • Illustrations: Numerous black and white photographs, with a center section of color photographs.
  • No marks or defects, is in "as new" condition
  • 160 pages including resources and suggested reading.
  • 8 3/4 x 11 1/4 inches.
  • "Valuable information for collectors including production figures, serial numbers by year, and rarities."
  • This book provides valuable insights for collectors and history buffs, not only providing information on the number of models made and their caliber, but also taking a close look at rare specimens and some of the people who have owned them."
  • Item No: Colt24 Price: $75.00


THE COLT ARMORY A HISTORY OF THE COLT ARMORY IN HARTFORD 1855-1980 by Ellsworth S Grant

  • Very Good no Dust Jacket, Special Factory Edition, softcover, illustrated on both covers.
  • Publisher: Mowbray Co. copyright 1982, first edition
  • Illustrations:Numerous black and white photographs, plus 4 pages of full color pictures of the restored dome, guns, and the factory as it used to be.
  • Almost new, very lightly perused.
  • 233 pages.
  • 8 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches.
  • "Here is the first comprehensive biography of Colt - not just the man or the gun, but the Armory itself, from its modest beginnings to its present place in the multi-national Colt Industries."
  • "...from the Paterson revolvers to the M-16 rifle.."
  • Item No: Colt 25 Price: $50.00
  • Another copy, front cover has been rubbed so that some of the blue has been worn off, some shelf wear to lower edge.
  • Item No: Colt 25A Price: $35.00


THE COLT LEGACY THE STORY OF THE COLT ARMORY IN HARTFORD 1855-1980 by Ellsworth S. Grant

  • Fine with very good Dust Jacket, grey green cloth binding with silver rampant colt lower right corner of cover, silver lettering.
  • Publisher:Mowbray Co. copyright1982, first edition
  • Illustrations:Numerous black and white photographs, and 8 pages of full color photographs.
  • Lower back corner lightly bumped, slight wear to lower edge of dustjacket.
  • 233 pages.
  • 8 3/4 x 11 1/4 inches.
  • "Colonel Sam Colt's industrial empire reverberated as loudly through the Connecticut Valley as his six-guns did on the American Frontier."
  • This book makes very interesting reading about the Colt family, and the history of the company.
  • Item No: COLT 26 Price: $75.00


SAMUEL COLT PRESENTS: A LOAN EXHIBITION OF PRESENTATION COLT FIREARMS by R.L. Wilson and John DuMont

  • Very Good no Dust Jacket, grey cloth binding, silver lettering on backstrip.
  • Publisher:Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, copyright 1961, first edition
  • Illustrations:Numerous black and white photographs.
  • Gift inscription on free front endpaper. otherwise clean, sound and tight
  • 293 pages.
  • 10 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches.
  • "This assemblage of Colt Presentation Firearms is unquestionably the finest ever made, and is furthermore an exhibition unique in the annals of arms collecting."
  • "Brought together for the first time under one roof are presentation pistols once owned by Franklin Perce, King Charles XV of Sweden, Prince Albert, Consort of Queen Victoria, Napoleon III, Emperor of France, General Geroge Custer, Horace Greeley, General Willia Rosecrans, General Philip Sheridan, and Captain jSamuel H. Walker as well as many other famous personages."
  • Item No: COLT 27 Price: $55.00


COLT'S S.A.A. POSTWAR MODELS, by George Garton

  • Good,Good Dust Jacket, Blue-grey simulated leather covered boards, gold lettering on backstrip.
  • Publisher: Beinfeld Publishing, copyright 1979, first edition stated.
  • Illustrations:Numerous black and white photographs.
  • Shelf wear to covers, both top and bottom, dust jacket has yellowed, and has a few small chips. Errata slip is included.
  • 166 pages with index.
  • 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches.
  • "Here for the first time are the complete facts on Colt's famous Post War Single Action Army revolver. Using factory records this book covers the types, calibers, production numbers and many variations of this popular, collectible firearm."
  • "....it was the legend of the six-shooter and the romance and history of the people who used that famous gun that most interested gun collectors and western history buffs."
  • Item No: COLT 28 Price: $65.00


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