175th Anniversary Single Action Army® Revolver

175 Years of Excellence
or 175 years, Colt has been the first name in firearms. From the inception of a dream, this iconic American firearms maker has set unprecedented standards that have affected almost all modern firearms. Throughout its illustrious history, Colt has been the leader for all others to follow. Many have copied the famous iconic lines, but none have been able to match them. 2011 marks the 175th Anniversary of the Colt brand that all started in Paterson, New Jersey, with a revolving pistol called the 1836 Paterson. 2011 also marks another important milestone in Colt’s history. This year

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100th Anniversary Model 1911

we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Model 1911. No handgun in history has ever matched its robust success in war and peacetime service. We dedicate this 2011 product catalog to 175 years of Colt firearms with a timeline and a small sampling of the guns that built our brand. Enjoy this nostalgic journey through the years and step back in time as we bring you to our present day product line and some classics of the past.

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On the cover: Model 1911- 100th Anniversary Edition. This one
of a kind 100th year commemorative is a tribute to the adoption of the Model 1911 by the United States Armed Forces. More than 300 hours of Master level engraving and gold relief time went into producing what is truly a work of art. Colt is donating this firearm to the National Rifle Association Foundation to be auctioned at the 2011 NRA Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Opposite page: Limited Edition 175th Anniversary Single Action Army® Revolver
7½ inch barrel, .45 Colt, Black Powder style frame with all metal surfaces polished and finished in Colt Royal Blue. Embellished with Selective Gold Plating. Limited to the production of 175 units in each barrel length; 4¾", 5½" and 7½".

Limited Edition 100th Anniversary Colt Model 1911
Finished in a polished royal blue on all surfaces. Smooth Cocobolo grips with 100th Anniversary Gold Plated Medallions. Slide is enhanced with scroll engraving and decorated with historic Colt symbols highlighted in 24 kt. gold. Quantity is limited to the production of 750 units.

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SAFE HANDLING OF YOUR COLT FIREARM
Colt has long been committed to policies and practices that promote the responsible design, distribution and sales of firearms to qualified, law-abiding citizens who seek to purchase and use firearms for legitimate purposes in a safe and responsible manner. Those who purchase and handle firearms have a responsibility to themselves and others to use firearms safely. The Basic Firearm Safety Rules set forth below establish a foundation for gun safety. Please remember, however, that these Rules are ONLY a starting point for the safe handling of firearms within our community.
THOROUGHLY read the safety and instruction manual supplied with your firearm before handling. ALWAYS treat every firearm as if it were loaded. IMMEDIATELY check to make sure that the firearm is not loaded before giving it to another person. ALWAYS check to make sure a firearm is not loaded when picking it up. NEVER chamber a round until ready to shoot. NEVER leave a loaded firearm unattended. ALWAYS store unloaded firearms and ammunition in separately secured locations, so that children and untrained adults cannot gain access to them. NEVER point a firearm at anything you do not intend to shoot regardless of whether the firearm is unloaded or on safety. NEVER consume alcoholic beverages or mind altering drugs before or during the handling of firearms. If you have any safety questions concerning our products, please contact us here at Colt - 1-800-962-COLT. ALWAYS make sure that the target and the area surrounding the target are safe before shooting. NEVER rely on the firearm’s safety mechanism and ALWAYS abide by safety rules regardless of whether the firearm is unloaded or on safety. ALWAYS make sure the barrel of the firearm is clear of obstructions according to the safety and instruction manual. ONLY place your finger on the trigger when you are actually aiming at a safe target and have made the decision to fire. ALWAYS use the proper ammunition for your particular firearm. ALWAYS refer to the operation manual if your firearm fails to fire. NEVER alter or modify your firearm. NEVER shoot a firearm at hard surfaces or water. NEVER transport a loaded firearm and ONLY load a firearm at the destination where you intend to shoot. ALWAYS properly maintain your firearm. ONLY clean your firearm when you are absolutely sure the firearm is unloaded. NEVER climb a tree, fence or obstacle with a loaded firearm. ALWAYS wear appropriate ear and eye protection when shooting or observing.

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be Lincoln may have freed all men, but Sam Colt made them equal. This post-Civil War slogan eq eq woul woul have been music to Sam Colt’s would ears h he lived long enough to hear it. had Yet, even before his death at the age of 47, he knew that his invention of a weapon capable of firing without reloading was a tremendous success throughout the world. Some 19th-century historians have gone so far as to say that Sam Colt’s invention altered the course of history. Whatever the case, when all was said and done, no one could deny that Sam Colt had achieved both fame and fortune known to few other inventors. Sam Colt’s success story began with the issuance of a U.S. patent in 1836 for the Colt firearm equipped with a revolving cylinder containing five or six bullets. Colt’s revolver provided its user with greatly increased firepower. The Colt revolving-cylinder concept is said to have occurred to Sam Colt while serving as a seaman aboard the sailing ship Corvo. There he observed a similar principle in the workings of the ship’s capstan. During his leisure hours, Sam carved a wooden representation of his idea. 175 years ago, Sam Colt harnessed a dream and turned it into one of the most historically significant inventions of the modern world. Today his legacy continues.

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175th Anniversary Colt Single Action Army®, 7½ inch barrel, .45 Colt. Embellished in gold by hand. Limited to the production of 175 units in each barrel length; 4¾", 5½" and 7½".

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Model 1911 100th Anniversary Edition

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THE COLT CUSTOM Shop has produced this one of a kind 100th year commemorative, serial number 1911COLT001 as a tribute to the adoption of the Model 1911 by the United States Armed Forces. More than 300 hours of Master level engraving and gold relief time went into producing what is truly a work of art. The firearm features authentic ivory grips hand scrimshawed with a bust of Samuel Colt on the left panel and a WWI Doughboy on the right panel. The gun is further decorated with high relief hand inlaid gold symbols of the Colt dome, John Browning’s bust, a Serpentine Colt , and a Rampant Colt positioned between the dates 1911 and 2011. The top of the slide exhibits the text “100 Years of Faithful Service” also hand inlaid in 24 kt. gold and the complete firearm is accented in inlaid gold borders. To further accent the exquisite gold work, the engravers artfully applied hand cut scroll engraving over most of the polished surfaces. To further commemorate this milestone, Colt is donating this firearm to the National Rifle Association Foundation. It will be auctioned at the 2011 NRA Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to support their unending battle for the protection of the right to bear arms.

100th ANNIVERSARY COLT 1911
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THE ONLY TRUE 1911
The legacy of the Colt Model 1911 is written across the pages of history around the globe. From the battlefields of foreign lands to the streets of the red, white and blue, no gun has left such an indelible impression as the 1911. 2011 marks the celebration point for the 1911’s 100th birthday. Colt is proud to offer two limited edition anniversary versions of the venerable workhorse. The only true 1911.

One Hundred Years
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Quantity Limited to 750 Units Finished in a Polished Royal Blue Unique Serial Number Format: 19110001 Smooth Cocobolo Grips with 100th Anniversary Gold Plated Medallions Glass Topped Walnut Display Case with French Fitted Red Lining and Serpentine Colt Etched in Glass. Slide is Enhanced with Scroll Engraving and Decorated with Historic Colt Symbols Highlighted in 24 kt. Gold

O1911ANVIII Features
Production Limited to Orders Placed by November 30, 2011 Based on the Collectible Model 01918 Configuration and Finish Custom Rollmarks on Receiver and Slide Relative to the History of the Model 1911 Unique Serial Number Format: 00011911 Special Edition 100th Anniversary Packaging

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Sam Colt’s ancestral Armsmear Crest, the source of the Rampant Colt adopted as his company’s logo. The crest carries the Latin motto, vincit qui patitur, “He who perseveres is victorious.”

FIRST BORN COLT

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THE 1836 COLT Paterson 5-shot revolver was the first commercial repeating firearm employing a revolving cylinder with multiple chambers aligned with a single, stationary barrel. Its design was patented by Samuel Colt on February 25, 1836, and it derived its name from being produced in Colt’s first plant in Paterson, New Jersey. Sam was 22. In 1845, units of the U.S. Dragoon forces and Texas Rangers engaged in fighting the Indians in Texas credited their use of Colt firearms for their great success in defeating Indian forces.

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175th ANNIVERSARY SINGLE ACTION ARMY® CELEBRATING 175 YEARS OF FIREARMS EXCELLENCE
No gun in the company’s history better exemplifies the celebration of Colt’s 175th Anniversary than the Single Action Army® revolver. From its innovative beginnings as the first breech-loaded revolver using selfcontained metallic cartridges, the gun that became world-famous as the The Peacemaker® is honored on this momentous occasion. The Limited Edition 175th Anniversary Single Action Army® revolver, exclusively from the Colt Custom Shop, comes with a black powder style frame with all metal surfaces polished and finished in Colt Royal Blue. The guns are embellished with Selective Gold Plating and limited to the production of 175 units in each barrel length; 4¾", 5½" and 7½".

Features
24 kt. Selective Gold Plating Finished in Colt Royal Blue Black Powder Style Frame .45 Colt Barrel Lengths: 4¾”, 5½” and 7½” Limited to 175 in each Barrel Length

24 Karat Selective Gold Plating:
Left Side of Frame: Rampant Colt Top of Backstrap: Colt Dome Right Side of Frame: Serpentine Colt Backstrap: “Sam Colt” signature Left Side of Barrel: Banner with the text “1836 - 175th Anniversary - 2011” Gold Scroll on cylinder, barrel and sides of frame

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VINTAGE COLT

1847 Walker

U.S. WAR DEPARTMENT officials reportedly were favorably impressed with the 1836 Paterson. As a result, when the Mexican War began in 1846, Capt. Samuel H. Walker, U.S. Army, traveled east, looked up Sam Colt, and collaborated on the design of a new, more powerful revolver. The result was the 1847 Walker, the largest and most powerful black powder repeating handgun ever made. Samuel Walker carried two of his namesake revolvers in the Mexican– American War.
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COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY ® REVOLVER
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THE LEGEND LIVES ON!
Introduced in 1873, no Colt revolver has earned greater fame than the Single Action Army®, The Peacemaker®. In design and performance, in line and form, no more sculptural and practical Colt has ever been created. Movies serve as constant reminders of the role this equalizer played in winning the West. Large numbers of knock-offs and look-alikes have never been able to replace the real Colt. Records on the SAA Revolver are a Who’s Who of action-oriented Americans of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Among others, they include such names as Buffalo Bill Cody, Theodore Roosevelt, Judge Roy Bean, Pawnee Bill Lilly, Captain Jack Crawford, Wyatt Earp, Pat Garrett, General George Patton and many others.

In 2011, all Single Action Army models will feature a 175th Anniversary Rollmark Outstanding design and performance Black Composite Eagle Grips 2nd Generation style cylinder bushing Available with a variety of custom options

Available Options
Calibers
.32/20 .38 Special .38/40 .357 Mag .44/40 .45 Colt

Barrel Lengths
4 ¾” barrel length, 10 ¼” overall length 5 ½” barrel length, 11” overall length 7 ½” barrel length, 13” overall length

P1841
- Nickel - .45 Colt - 4 ¾” Barrel

P1870
- Blue Color Case Hardened - .45 Colt - 7 ½” Barrel

Finishes
Blue/Color Case Hardened Nickel

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VINTAGE NAVY

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SAMUEL COLT DESIGNED the Colt Revolving Belt Pistol of Naval Caliber, later known as the Colt 1851 Navy, between 1847 and 1850. The cylinder was engraved, as Colt’s gesture of appreciation, with a scene of the victory of the Second Texas Navy at the Battle of Campeche on May 16, 1843. Famous “Navy” users included Wild Bill Hickok, John Henry “Doc” Holliday, Richard Francis Burton, Ned Kelly, and Robert E. Lee.

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COLT NEW FRONTIER® A LEGEND FOR 2011
The legend of Colt continues in the New Frontier®, Single Action Army for 2011. From 1890 to 1898, Colt manufactured a variation of the venerable Single Action Army with a uniquely different profile. The “Flattop Target Model” was fitted with an adjustable leaf rear sight and blade front sights. Colt has taken this concept several steps further to bring shooters a reintroduction of a Colt classic. The New Frontier has that sleek flattop design with an adjustable rear sight for windage and elevation and a target ready ramp style front sight. The New Frontier is offered in .357 Magnum, .44 Special and .45 Colt with barrel lengths of 4 ¾", 5 ½" and 7 ½". The guns are meticulously finished in Colt Royal Blue on both the barrel and cylinder, with a case colored frame. Finishing off the classic package are walnut stocks with a gold Colt medallion.

Features
Royal Blue Barrel and Cylinder Flat Top Case Colored Frame Walnut Stocks with Gold Medallions Adjustable Rear Sights for Windage and Elevation Ramp Style Front Sight

Available Options
Calibers
.357 Mag .44 Special .45 Colt

Barrel Lengths
4 ¾” barrel length, 10 ¼” overall length 5 ½” barrel length, 11” overall length 7 ½” barrel length, 13” overall length

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- Blue Color Case Hardened - .44 Special - 5 ½” Barrel

P4870
- Blue Color Case Hardened - .45 Colt - 7 ½” Barrel

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VINTAGE ARMY

1860 Army

THE COLT .44-CALIBER “Army” Model was one of the most widely used revolvers of the Civil War. It was favored as a side arm by cavalry, infantry, and artillery troops. More than 200,000 were manufactured from 1860 through 1873. Colt’s biggest customer was the U.S. Government, with over 127,000 units being purchased and issued to the troops. The 1860 Army was a single action, six-shot weapon accurate up to 100 yards.

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COLT SERIES 70™ PISTOL
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COMBAT PROVEN SERIES 70 FIRING SYSTEM
The legacy of the Government Model® is well known. It is a combat proven firearm that has tirelessly served our Armed Forces for almost a century. This pistol features the legendary Series 70™ firing system, making it a faithful reproduction and throwback to Colt Government Models manufactured prior to World War II. It is a rugged and dependable Colt that features high maintainability and sustains repeatable accuracy.

100 Years of Service Rollmark Original Series 70 Firing System with Titanium Firing Pin 5” Barrel Length Double Diamond Rosewood Grips Original Rollmarks Fixed Sights Blue or Stainless Finish .45 ACP, 7 + 1 Round Capacity

Available Models
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Blue Carbon Steel Receiver and Slide

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COLT GAME CHANGER

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THE GATLING GUN is one of the best known early rapidfire weapons and a forerunner of the modern machine gun. It was used by Union forces during the Civil War, the first time it was employed in combat. The Gatling gun was designed by Dr. Richard J. Gatling in 1861 and production by Colt began shortly thereafter. Gatling wrote that he created the gun to reduce the size of armies and so reduce the number of deaths by combat and disease, and to show how futile war is. Critics point out that General George Custer’s legacy might have been different had he accepted the offer to use a battery of Gatling guns before his fateful day. He believed the heavy guns would impede his rapid march to the Little Big Horn.

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Available Models
01991 Government Model®
Blue Finish Carbon Steel Receiver & Slide 5” Barrel Length, 8 ½” Overall Length Double Diamond Rosewood Grips Spur Hammer .45 ACP, 7 + 1 Round Capacity

COLT 1991® SERIES SERIES 80™ FIRING SYSTEM

100 Years of Service Rollmark on Single Action Models Fixed Sights Beveled Magazine Well Single & Double Action

01991DA Lightweight Government Model®
Blue Finish Carbon Steel Slide Black Anodized Aluminum Receiver 5” Barrel Length, 8 ½” Overall Length Double Action Only Mode of Fire Double Diamond Slim Fit Grips .45 ACP, 7 + 1 Round Capacity

The Colt 1991 Series is a direct descendent of the original Colt 1911. It still remains “the standard” that everyone else tries to imitate, but no one duplicates.

01091 Government Model®
Stainless Finish, Stainless Receiver & Slide 5” Barrel Length, 8 ½” Overall Length Rubber Composite Grips Spur Hammer .45 ACP, 7 + 1 Round Capacity

01991 04691 Single Action

01991DA Double Action Only

04091U Commander®
Stainless Finish, Stainless Receiver & Slide 4 ¼” Barrel Length, 7 ¾” Overall Length Rubber Composite Grips Enhanced Hammer .45 ACP, 7 + 1 Round Capacity

04691 Commander®
Blue Finish Carbon Steel Receiver & Slide 4 ¼” Barrel Length, 7 ¾” Overall Length Double Diamond Rosewood Grips Commander Hammer .45 ACP, 7 + 1 Round Capacity

01091 04091U Single Action

02071ELC2 Single Action

02071ELC2 Government Model®
Bright Stainless Finish, Stainless Receiver & Slide 5” Barrel Length, 8 ½” Overall Length Double Diamond Rosewood Grips Stainless Steel Trigger, Spur Hammer .38 Super, 9 + 1 Round Capacity

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COLT CLASSIC

1873 SINGLE ACTION ARMY ®

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IN 1872, COLT began to manufacture its first breech-loaded revolver that used self-contained metallic cartridges. That gun became known as the world-famous Single Action Army® Model 1873, and it was designed to use metallic ammunition that contained its own primer. No Colt revolver has earned greater acclaim than the 1873 Single Action Army®. S.A.A. owners have included the most famous and infamous of America’s frontier past: Theodore Roosevelt, Buffalo Bill Cody, Wyatt Earp, Pat Garrett, Billy the Kid, and countless others who, with the support of Colt revolvers, created the American West of history and legend.
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COLT XSE™ SERIES GOVERNMENT® & COMMANDER® MODEL PISTOLS
The XSE™ Series features front and rear slide serrations, an enhanced hammer with elongated slot, and Skeletonized 3-Hole Aluminum Trigger. It is available in Government Model®, Commander®, and Lightweight Commander® versions.

100 Years of Service Rollmark

100 Years of Service Rollmark Enhanced Tolerances Front and Rear Slide Serrations Checkered, Double Diamond Rosewood Grips Extended Ambidextrous Thumb Safety White Dot Carry Sights Colt Upswept Beavertail Grip Safety Skeletonized 3-Hole Aluminum Trigger Enhanced Hammer .45 ACP, 8 + 1 Round Capacity Guide Rod

Available Models
01980XSE Government Model® 01070XSE
Blued Carbon Steel 5” Barrel Length

01070XSE Government Model®
Brushed Stainless Steel 5” Barrel Length

04012XSE Commander®
Brushed Stainless Steel 4 ¼” Barrel Length

04860XSE Lightweight Commander® 04012XSE 04860XSE 01880XSE 01980XSE
Brushed Stainless Steel Slide Teflon Coated Aluminum Receiver 4 ¼” Barrel Length

01880XSE Lightweight Government Model®
Blued Carbon Steel Slide Black Anodized Aluminum Receiver 5” Barrel Length

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FROM ITS INTRODUCTION in 1898 to the beginning of World War II, the Colt New Service® Double Action revolver was a major part of the Colt line and was used heavily by the U.S. Military. Produced for government contracts and civilian sales between 1898 and 1944, it came in a variety of calibers but was most commonly chambered in .45 ACP and .45 Colt. It served American forces during the First World War and accompanied many police officers in their duties throughout the first half of the twentieth century.

VINTAGE DOUBLE ACTION

1898 New Service® Double Action Revolver

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COLT COMBAT ELITE® COMBAT ELITE® FORGING AHEAD!
Once again, Colt returns to its roots. Where quality and workmanship are demanded, Colt continues to meet its customer’s expectations. This classic pistol is built with new and exciting features desired by the combat-style match shooter, along with the quality and reliability they demand. A great addition for any collector or avid shooter, new features include half checkered and half smooth rosewood grips with an embossed Colt logo, a Colt Upswept Beavertail Grip Safety with Palm Swell, a Colt Single Side Tactical Thumb Safety, a National Match® Barrel, Novak rear sights and other standard features of the XSE™ Series. Where history meets modern era, the heart and soul of the Combat Elite® pistol is still derived from its forged steel receiver, forged steel slide, forged stainless steel barrel, and forged slide stop. With a helping of time honored tradition of American craftsmanship, once again “Quality Makes It A Colt™”.

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Front and Rear Slide Serrations White Dot Carry Sights, Novak Rear Sight Skeletonized 3-Hole Aluminum Trigger Enhanced Hammer with Elongated Slot .45 ACP, 8 + 1 Round Capacity Half Checkered/Half Smooth Rosewood Grips with Embossed Colt Logo Colt Upswept Beavertail Grip Safety with Palm Swell Colt Single Side Tactical Thumb Safety Two-Tone Finish 5" National Match Barrel

THE COLT DELTA ELITE®
The time-tested Colt Government Model is available in 10mm. Colt was one of the original pioneers in adapting a combat pistol to the potent 10mm cartridge and the first to successfully manufacture a 10mm caliber pistol in the United States. The Colt Delta Elite®, a longtime favorite amongst combat pistol shooters, offers the power to hunt medium sized game with near 41 Magnum ballistics in a legendary 1911 style pistol.

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VINTAGE OUTLAW

1903 Pocket Hammerless
THE .32 ACP COLT Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless was among the first semi-automatic pistols designed by John Browning and built by Colt. Many gangsters of the pre-World War II era favored the Model 1903 because they were small and easily concealed. It is said that Al Capone kept one in his coat pocket and Bonnie Parker used one to break Clyde Barrow out of jail after smuggling it in by taping it to her thigh.

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COLT NEW AGENT ® & NEW AGENT DOUBLE ACTION ONLY™ RELIABILITY. WHERE AND WHEN IT COUNTS!
COLT NEW AGENT®
The Colt New Agent model, now offered in both .45 ACP and 9mm, offers the power and protection of a full sized pistol in a compact, lightweight carry model. Small, lightweight, accurate and reliable with a snag free design trench sight, the New Agent is able to withstand everyday wear and frequent practice sessions without the need for extensive maintenance.

Colt New Agent Features
100 Years of Service Rollmark Compact at only 6 ¾” overall length .45 ACP, 7 + 1 Round Capacity 9mm, 8 + 1 Round Capacity 3" Barrel Length Series 80 Firing System Double Diamond Slim Fit Grips Skeletonized Aluminum Trigger Enhanced Black Anodized Aluminum Receiver with Beveled Magazine Well Snag Free Trench Style Sight Front Strap Serrations Captive Recoil Spring System

COLT NEW AGENT DAO (DOUBLE ACTION ONLY)™
Finally, a double action pistol in a traditional 1911 package. The Colt New Agent is now available in Double Action Only, proving once again Colt’s commitment to giving its customers what they want. When seconds matter most, you can count on Colt’s New Agent Double Action Only pistol.

New Agent DAO Features
Series 80 Firing System .45 ACP, 7 + 1 Round Capacity 3" Barrel Length Double Action Only Mode of Fire Double Diamond Slim Fit Grips Enhanced Black Anodized Aluminum Receiver with Beveled Magazine Well Snag Free Trench Style Sight Front Strap Serrations Captive Recoil Spring System

07810D .45 ACP Single Action

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SETTING THE STANDARD

Model 1911
TH THE COLT 1911 still defines the THE C st n stand standard for modern day semiautomatic pistols. Th Th 1911 was the The st sta standard U.S. military sidearm f idear arm r sidearm from 1911 to 1985 and is still frequently used n and is b civilians, law enby f forcement, and military forces today. The M1 1 s the M1911 is t best known of John M1911 Br wning Browning’s designs to use the short ng Browning’s recoil prin ecoil rin ol i recoil principle in its basic design. In addition In additio to the pistol itself being d iti widely copied, this operating syswidely c ey widely te r tem ro to become the pre-emitem rose nent type of the 20th century and ent nent of nearly all modern centerfire of n pi pi pistols. It is popular with civilian s shooters in competitive events such as IDPA, International Practical Shooting Confederation, and Bullseye shooting. It is also a popular civilian concealed carry option due to its slim width.

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COLT DEFENDER™ COMPACT & POWERFUL
The Colt Defender model offers power and performance every time. Available now in 9mm, as well as the classic .45 ACP, this pistol is a best selling compact carry model. With excellent sights, this small, lightweight, accurate and reliable workhorse is able to withstand everyday wear and frequent practice sessions without the need for extensive maintenance.

Features
100 Years of Service Rollmark Wraparound Rubber Finger Groove Grips Skeletonized 3-Hole Aluminum Trigger Single Action White Dot Carry Sights Colt Upswept Beavertail Grip Safety .45 ACP, 7 + 1 Round Capacity 9mm, 8 + 1 Round Capacity 3” Barrel Length 6 ¾” Overall Length Beveled Magazine Well Lightweight Aluminum Alloy Teflon Coated Receiver

07000D .45 ACP

07002D 9mm

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VINTAGE POLICE

1927 Official Police

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INTRODUCED TO THE firearms market in 1927, The Colt Official Police is a medium frame double-action revolver with a six shot cylinder, primarily chambered for the .38 Special cartridge. The intended target market for the Official Police was mainly law enforcement agencies and it became one of the best selling police firearms of all time, eventually by the 1950’s coming to exemplify peace officer weaponry. Various U.S. and allied military forces also used the Official Police during World War II.
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COLT RAIL GUN®
Features

History Meets Modern Era: THE COLT RAIL GUN®

01980RG

Colt continues to take its battle and time proven M1911 pistol and adapt it to meet the changing requirements of its customers with its model O1980RG – The Colt Rail Gun® with Blackened Finish. Where quality and workmanship are demanded, Colt once again meets and exceeds the expectations of its customers. This handgun is outfitted with new and exciting features for the law enforcement community, the shooting enthusiast and the personal defense user. The M1913 Picatinny Rail offers the versatility to adapt tactical lights and laser sights to the receiver of the Colt Rail Gun, making it a tactical pistol easily adaptable to any military or law enforcement need. The ability to attach a tactical light also makes the Colt Rail Gun an ideal candidate for a home/personal protection need. The Colt Rail Gun features a mil standard rail, Colt Upswept Beavertail Grip Safety with Palm Swell, Colt’s Tactical Ambidextrous Thumb Safety, Novak Rear Sight, and other standard features of the XSE series. Colt’s quality continues to be derived from its forged steel receiver, forged stainless steel barrel, forged steel slide, and forged slide stop. In today’s world of polymers, investment castings, short cuts, time and cost savings, Colt asks, “Show Me Your Rail Forging.” Quality Makes It A Colt™.

100 Years of Service Rollmark Front & Rear Slide Serrations White Dot Carry Sights, Novak Rear Sight Skeletonized 3 Hole Trigger Enhanced Hammer with Elongated Slot Enhanced Tolerances .45 ACP, 8 + 1 Round Capacity Double Diamond Rosewood Grips Colt Upswept Beavertail Grip Safety with Palm Swell Colt Tactical Ambidextrous Thumb Safety 5" National Match Barrel M1913 Picatinny Rail 01070RG - Brushed Stainless Steel 01970RG - Blackened Stainless Steel Receiver with Brushed Stainless Steel Slide 01980RG - Blackened Stainless Steel Receiver and Slide

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MODERN COMBAT

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A MILESTONE IN the history of Colt was reached when Colt introduced the AR-15® semi-automatic rifle, based on a design by Eugene Stoner. It was followed shortly thereafter by the M16 military full-automatic version. Involvement of the United States in Vietnam put heavy demands on Colt to supply arms for the troops.

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COLT GOLD CUP® TROPHY THE FINEST SHOOTING AUTOMATIC IN THE WORLD!
The Colt Gold Cup® is known as the finest shooting automatic in the world, and is the standard for competitive guns. The first Colt Gold Cup pistol was introduced in the late 1950’s to give competitive shooters a gun to take directly from the dealer’s shelf to the firing line. It features an adjustable wide trigger, National Match® Barrel, adjustable target sights, and many other refinements as standard.

Features
5” National Match Barrel Black Wraparound Grip with 100th Anniversary Medallions Skeletonized 3-Hole Adjustable Aluminum Trigger Adjustable Rear Sight Beveled Magazine Well Colt Upswept Beavertail Grip Safety .45 ACP, 8 + 1 Round Capacity Hard Ball Recoil Spring and Target Recoil Spring

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MODERN WARFARE

1991 Government Model®

THE COLT 1911 Government Model® has nt Model® has t odel del l® provided 100 years of faithful service to ful service to ul ervice rv armed forces around the world, including orld, including rld, ludi rld ncludi g u Operation Dese Storm in the P rsia G f Operation Desert Storm in the Persian Gulf, p ra ion Desert torm h Persian Gulf, o e rm sa where olt’s EO General William wher Colt’s CEO, Lt. General W liam Keys where Colt’s CEO, Lt. General William M. Keys s nera e a ey served alongside General H. Norman Schwarzkopf. One served alongside General H. Norman Schwarzkopf. One ev ongside nera Norman chwa zkopf. n id orma w kopf of the best remembered statements about the Persian of the best remembered statements about the Persian he est remembered tateme t about h P s a s mbere Chairman Gulf ar Gu f War of 1991 was made b then Chairma of the Gulf War of 1991 was made by then Chairman of the 99 s ad e Chai h Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell, when asked about his Staff Colin Powell, when sk d bout s J f fs of S aff Coli Powell wh asked about his oli w hen u military strategy against the Iraqi forces: “First we’re gainst the Iraqi forces: “First we’re ain Iraq forces F r t e e q orc going to cut it off, then we’re going to kill it.” ’re goin o kill i r going oi il it.”

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SPECIAL COMBAT GOVERNMENT ANOTHER COLT TROPHY IS UPGRADED!
The Colt M1911 pistol has been a favorite for 100 years as a service pistol, a law enforcement pistol and as a personal defense weapon. Although the pistol is virtually unchanged since its adoption in 1911 by the U.S. military, Colt has continued to make the best even better. Carrying on its legacy of flawless craftsmanship, the industry leading Colt Custom Shop proudly offers the O1970CY. This Colt carry model offers users options not otherwise available in the Special Combat Government line of handguns, with features such as an Upswept Beavertail Grip Safety with Palm Swell, Smith and Alexander® Mag-Guide, Novak Front Night Sight with a Novak Extreme Duty adjustable rear sight, and a Wilson Tactical Ambidextrous Safety. The O1970CY offers superior feel and performance for any type of user. Whether carrying it on duty or as a personal defense weapon, the Colt Special Combat Government Carry pistol will offer the reliability, accuracy, and comfort for which Colt has been renowned for 175 years.

.45 ACP, 8 + 1 Round Capacity .38 Super, 9 + 1 Round Capacity 5" Barrel Length Skeletonized 3-Hole Aluminum Trigger Enhanced Hammer with Elongated Slot Enhanced Tolerances Black/Silver Stocks Upswept Beavertail Grip Safety Extended Magazine Well Wilson Tactical Ambidextrous Safety

Available Models
02570CM
.38 Super Caliber Hard Chrome finish

02580CM
.38 Super Caliber Blue / Satin Nickel Finish

01970CM
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01980CM 02580CM

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01970CY
.45 ACP Caliber Blue Carbon Steel Novak Front & Rear Night Sights Upswept Beavertail Grip Safety with Palm Swell
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THE NEW STANDARD

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THE COLT M4 Carbine was introduced in 1993 and is the weapon of choice required by today’s law enforcement needs for rapid deployment capability, mobility and increased firepower. The Colt M4 Carbine is designed for use wherever light weight, speed of action, mobility and firepower are required. Colt was awarded a sole source contract to supply nearly 19,000 of its new M4 carbines to the U.S. Army and to joint Special Forces personnel.
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NEW COLT SP901™ IN .308 WINCHESTER (7.62X51 NATO) THE RIFLE FOR ANY HUNT!
Be it prairie dog hunting in Texas, whitetail hunting in Maine or elk hunting in Colorado, the Colt SP901™ is the rifle for the hunt. Chambered in the classic .308 Winchester (7.62x51 NATO) cartridge, the SP901 is the perfect choice for medium to large sized game animals. Exceptional accuracy is assured by its full floated, 16” chrome lined barrel and one-piece monolithic upper receiver, suitable for mounting your optic of choice. Keeping the varmint hunter in mind, the .308 Winchester upper receiver group can be easily swapped out for any Mil-Spec Colt upper receiver chambered in .223 Rem (5.56x45 NATO). The fact that all operating controls are ambidextrous, including the magazine release, bolt catch and safety, makes for versatility and ease of use. You can depend on the new Colt SP901 to take the shot of your lifetime! Caliber Barrel Length Bore Front Sight Rear Sight Extended Length Collapsed Length Weight Action Finish Special Features Model SP901
.308 Win (7.62x51 NATO) 16.1” Heavy Chromed, 4 Grooves, 1-12” RH Twist Flip-Up, Adjustable Post for Elevation Flip-Up, Adjustable for both Windage and Elevation 37.5” 34.24” 9.4 lbs Semi-Auto, Direct Gas System, Locking Bolt Matte Black 1-Piece Upper Receiver Full Floated barrel Bayonet Lug and Flash Hider Ambidextrous Controls Accepts Mil-Spec 5.56 Colt Uppers

SP901

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COMPETITIVE COLT

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FROM THE SINGLE Action Army® revolver, through the National Match® 1911’s to today’s Match Target® line of rifles, Colt has always been intimately involved in competitive shooting. Whether cowboy mounted shooting, a local club match, IDPA or the President’s 100 Rifle Matches at Camp Perry, smart shooters know that they have the best chance of posting an outstanding score with a Colt in their hand.

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NEW COLT SPORTER CARBINES THE RE-BIRTH OF A CLASSIC!
Colt’s Manufacturing Company re-introduces the renowned Sporter line of firearms with the SP6920 and the SP6940, carbines with all the features you would want on a modern rifle. Modeled after the Colt M4 carbine supplied to the U.S. Government, the SP6920 has a 4 position collapsible buttstock, 16” chrome lined barrel and a flat top upper receiver with a removable carry handle. The SP6940 has the same 4 position collapsible stock and 16” chrome lined barrel, while adding a one-piece monolithic upper. This one-piece upper incorporates a continuous Mil-Spec M1913 rail from the rear of the upper receiver to the folding front sight, allowing for endless optic, laser and light combinations. Shoot the rifle that America’s Armed Forces rely on! Caliber Barrel Length Bore Front Sight Rear Sight Extended Length Collapsed Length Weight Action Finish Special Features

Model SP6920
.223 Rem (5.56x45 NATO) 16.1” Chromed, 6 Grooves, 1-7” RH Twist Adjustable Post for Elevation Adjustable for both Windage and Elevation 35.25” 32” 5.95 lbs Semi-Auto, Direct Gas System, Locking Bolt Matte Black Flat Top Receiver with Removable Carry Handle Bayonet Lug and Flash Hider

Model SP6940
.223 Rem (5.56x45 NATO) 16.1” Chromed, 6 Grooves, 1-7” RH Twist Flip-Up, Adjustable Post for Elevation Flip-Up, Adjustable for both Windage and Elevation 35.25” 32” 6.6 lbs Semi-Auto, Direct Gas System, Locking Bolt Matte Black 1-Piece Upper Receiver Full Floated Barrel Bayonet Lug and Flash Hider

SP6920

SP6940

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TODAY’S COLT

Colt SP901™

OVER THE LAST century and three-quarters, Colt has had many individuals at the helm, starting with Samuel Colt. Today, Colt’s leadership is as powerful as ever under the direction of Lt. Gen. William M. Keys USMC (Ret.) as President and Chief Executive Officer. A decorated combat veteran of the Vietnam War and Operation Desert Storm, General Keys took the helm of the company at a critical time and General William M. Keys at Colt headquarters 2010. shepherded it through legal thicket and successfully reoriented the business back toward profit and growth. As a combat veteran and an avid shooter and collector himself, General Keys has provided the company with a leader who appreciates and understands firearms as few others do.

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COLT MATCH TARGET ® RIFLES RIFLES FOR THE MODERN SPORTSMAN
While the Colt name is virtually synonymous with handguns, longarms were the first revolving firearms off of Sam Colt’s assembly line. That’s right! The first production model of any Colt was the No.1 Ring Lever Rifle. The carbine breech (attachable shoulder stocks for handguns) and America’s first slide action rifle were also part of Colt’s on-and-off ventures into longarms. Then in 1963, the AR-15® and M16 .223 (5.56mm) automatic rifles “made Colt the small-arms sensation of modern warfare”. Their unmatched accuracy, performance and durability are available in their direct descendants, the Colt semiautomatic-only sporting rifles. They’re ideal for hunting, plinking and competition shooting. MODEL MT6400
CALIBER BARREL LENGTH BORE FRONT SIGHT REAR SIGHT OVERALL LENGTH WEIGHT ACTION FINISH
.223 Rem (5.56x45 NATO) 16.1” Chromed, 6 Grooves, 1-7” RH Twist Adjustable Post for Elevation Adjustable for both Windage and Elevation 35.25” 5.95 lbs Semi-Auto, Direct Gas System, Locking Bolt Matte Black

MT6400R
.223 Rem (5.56x45 NATO) 16.1” Chromed, 6 Grooves, 1-7” RH Twist Flip-Up, Adjustable Post for Elevation Flip-Up, Adjustable for both Windage and Elevation 35.25” 6.6 lbs Semi-Auto, Direct Gas System, Locking Bolt Matte Black 1-Piece Upper Receiver Full Floated Barrel

MT6700
.223 Rem (5.56x45 NATO) 20”, Heavy 6 Grooves, 1-9” RH Twist Adjustable Post for Elevation Adjustable for both Windage and Elevation 39” 8.5 lbs Semi-Auto, Direct Gas System, Locking Bolt Matte Black Flat Top Receiver with Removable Carry Handle A2 Style Buttstock

MT6731
.223 Rem (5.56x45 NATO) 16.1”, Heavy 6 Grooves, 1-9” RH Twist Adjustable Post for Elevation Adjustable for both Windage and Elevation 35” 7.1 lbs Semi-Auto, Direct Gas System, Locking Bolt Matte Black Flat Top Receiver with Removable Carry Handle A2 Style Buttstock

CR6720
.223 Rem (5.56x45 NATO) 20” Stainless Steel Heavy 6 Grooves, 1-9” RH Twist None None 39” 9 lbs Semi-Auto, Direct Gas System, Locking Bolt Matte Black Flat Top Receiver with Scope Mount Full Floated Barrel Tubular Handguard Target Crown A2 Style Buttstock

CR6724
.223 Rem (5.56x45 NATO) 24” Stainless Steel Heavy 6 Grooves, 1-9” RH Twist None None 43” 9.25 lbs Semi-Auto, Direct Gas System, Locking Bolt Matte Black Flat Top Receiver with Scope Mount Full Floated Barrel Tubular Handguard Target Crown A2 Style Buttstock

SPECIAL FEATURES Flat Top Receiver with Removable Carry Handle

MT6400 MT6731 MT6400R CR6720

MT6700

CR6724
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COLT CUSTOM SHOP DESIGN YOUR OWN

Single Action Army commissioned by a Colt customer as a tribute to his professional career.

The Colt Custom Shop can assist you in designing and creating your one-of-a-kind heirloom, providing an array of options. Select the amount and style of scroll engraving; your personal design, figure and inscription; the material you want to use for any inlay; and your choice of finishes. Select grips are also available. Design your own competition gun with many custom options: barrels, slides, sight systems, hammers, triggers and trigger guards, safeties, magazines, grip and finishes. The The Colt Custom Shop will fine tune and accurize your competition gun for ultimate performance. Level C Engraving ENGRAVING COVERAGE Custom engraving can enhance the beauty of a historical revolver or the Level A Engraving sleek lines of a new semi-automatic pistol. Level A provides one quarter coverage, producing the effect of delicate embellishment while complete coverage at Level D creates a uniquely decorative showpiece for any collector. Level B and C offer engraving coverage that might highlight specifically chosen areas of the firearm such as the cylinder of a revolver or the barrel of a pistol. STYLES OF ENGRAVING The Colt Custom Gun Shop offers several styles of engraving, each with its own unique features. Scrollwork is adapted to fit the size, shape and contour of every firearm.

Level B Engra aving, Engraving, Colt 1911
Three grad s of engrav n ar offered: Three grades of engraving are offered: av red: Three grades engraving are ffered: Standa d basic American style engraver no Standard-basic American style, engraver not da c mer ver ot Standard-basic meri a style, grave not recorded; Expert-master quality scroll work, ecord d Expe d Expert-master quality scroll ork l co recorded; Exp t mast quality scroll work, engraver signed and reco ded; an Masterengraver signed and recorded; and Masterngr er igned grav e engraver igne n r cord d and Masterrecorded; intricate scrollwork with precious metal ntr ca scrollwork llwork t r cious e al o intricate s rollwork with precious metal inla signed the engraver in ays, sign d by the engra and recorded. inlays, signed by the engraver and recorded. grav gr ecorde ecorde inlays, gned MERICAN: D elope ERICA Developed the mid-19th century, R C e id 19t en u y AMERICAN: Developed in the mid-19th century, h most popular engraving style for American firearms. t pular ngraving ty or m rica rearms a ra can r rms this is the most popular engraving style for American firearms. graving more del cate than the American rav n avin or delicate han lica a eric rican ENGLISH: English engraving is more delicate than the American American d finer shading. ne shad ng. ad style, with tighter scrolls and finer shading. h rear e NIMSCHKE: Nimschke is named for the firearms the firea ms rearms This s engraver who helped create the American style. This design features rich scrollwork, a heavily punched dot background, fine edge curls and delicate borders. CUSTOM GRIPS AND ACCESSORIES Offered in the Colt Custom Shop are custom grips made of several materials including Buffalo horn, Walnut, Ivory, and Rosewood. Hand checkering in a plain or double diamond pattern are also offered. Special edition grip medallions may be requested and produced in accordance with your specifications, including choice of metal, finish and decorative motif or symbol.

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COLT CUSTOM PACKAGES
The Colt Custom Shop team spent many hours talking to its customers about what features they would like to see standard on a firearm that would provide the ultimate in reliability and dependability. These are the features that were most requested and are included in the COLT Tactical Package.

MODEL 1911 PACKAGES
The Colt Custom Shop Gunsmiths that hand fit and build the Special Combat Government models can also assist you in building a custom Colt model 1911 designed to your specifications and requirements. Their expertise in fitting custom parts and machining to tight tolerances allows Colt to offer the same quality and dependability normally associated with the best 1911 gunsmiths. The following standard packages can be applied to most of the Colt 1911 models in this catalog or you can send us your current Colt and let us make it into the pistol you had always dreamed of owning and shooting.

COLT TACTICAL PACKAGE

THE COLT MODERN MASTERS™
The one firearm associated with the Colt name more than any other is the Colt Single Action Army®, or Peacemaker® revolver. Colt has continued producing this classic design for collectors, cowboy action shooters and sportsmen alike. It is now proud to present in a limited run the Colt “MODERN MASTERS” Single Action Army revolver. Colt’s two Master Engravers, ers, s Steve Kamyk and George Spring, bring their unique engraving styles to o 50% of the surface of this e of this th terpiece. erp c . original Colt masterpiece. P1841MM ngravers, gra ers, These Master Engravers, P1856MM ng ra ve d g ave who have engraved P1876MM weapons for presidents, esidents, s dents nt lawmen and celebrities, lebrities, ebriti s ities now devote their considerable talents to creating what considerable talent to creating what onsiderabl talents ns dera ae eat n what a is sure to become a cherished heirloom for any collector. cherished heirloom or ny ollec r cher she heirloom for any collector. eris irlo r le After engraving, the firearm is ink baked to bring out and enhance the engraving details. The fine craftsmanship of the revolver is augmented by the inclusion of 1-piece ivory grips and qualified screws. The “MODERN MASTERS” Single Action Army revolver is available with a nickel finish and with a 4 ¾”, 5 ½”, or 7 ½” barrel. The tradition of 175 years of master craftsmanship, exemplified by the timeless Colt Peacemaker, continues today at Colt. Quality Makes It a Colt™, anything else is just a copy.

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Complete Dehorn of all Critical Edges ges e Action Tune for Enhanced Reliability ity t Ambidextrous or Single Side Safety t ty 01091 with Smith and Alexander or Ed Brown Grip Safety wn Gr p Safety n Grip af t fet Colt Tactical Novak Night Sights (other options available) ons available) n available) a Package Finish in Customer’s Choice of Available Colt Finishes lt Fi i he Finishes Checker Front Strap- Choice of Lines per Inch Tune Trigger COLT ENHANCED Flat or Arched Checkered Mainspring Housing RELIABILITY PACKAGE Full Beveled Magazine Well Features Hand Fit Slide to Frame Adjust Extractor Tension Tune Sear and Disconnector These packages can be just the beginning of Polish and Contour Barrel Throat your ultimate 1911 pistol. Our availability Adjust and Test Fire all of services goes well beyond what is Supplied Magazines offered above. The Colt Customer Service Adjust Ejector Department is available to discuss your ideas and assist you in having a special Lower and Flare Ejection Port 1911 built just for you. Polish Frame Feed Ramp

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ARCHIVE SERVICES
ARCHIVE LETTER
Considered one of the most unique and prestigious services offered by Colt, the Archive Letter is universally recognized as an unparalleled investment in firearms collecting. The Archive Department will search through Colt’s vast archives to provide you with accurate and documented details confirming the original specifications and delivery of your particular Colt firearm. You will then receive a personal letter outlining all the fine points of your firearm, written on Archive Department’s distinctive stationery and embossed with the official seal and signature of the Colt Historian. Whether your Colt is a treasured family heirloom or a more recent purchase, a Colt Archive Letter can provide fascinating and valuable information of historical or anecdotal importance. The collectability and value of your Colt firearm can be significantly enhanced when it is authenticated in this exceptional fashion. Colt Archive Letters can provide descriptive details about custom engraving and other special features that will ensure the value of the firearm for future generations to treasure.

HOW IT ALL STARTED
More than 175 years ago, an obscure young seaman, Calcutta bound, carved a model of what was destined to become the world’s most famous revolver from a block of wood. His name was Samuel Colt, and from the spark of his inventive genius, came the modern firearms of today. One would have to search diligently through the pages of history to find a more romantic and glamorous figure than Samuel Colt. His was the mind of a genius, a planner and a dreamer, all in one. His vision was not local, but worldwide. His ambition exceeded mere prosperity and power. Complete satisfaction could only be his when he had reached the pinnacle of his chosen field. His own deeds and the life he lived have immortalized him, and the products that still bear his name are a constant tribute to his ability and his resourcefulness. Samuel Colt’s effort to market his inventions is a record of amazing courage, ingenuity, and perseverance. That one so young in years and so handicapped by poverty and lack of prestige could prevail against such odds is one of the marvels of individual American enterprise.
Archive Letters are embossed with the official seal and signature of the Colt Historian. Please contact us or refer to our website for information regarding researchable models as well as prices.

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THE COMMITMENT OF the Colt brand to quality dates back almost two centuries. The timeless expression Quality Makes It A Colt rings true today more than ever for the dedicated staff of machinists, artists, executives and other employees, all committed to preserving that reputation for quality. As it has done for generations, Colt continues to harness the American work ethic and ingenuity to bring consumers, law enforcement and military forces worldwide the same reliable, Americanmade workhorses that the Colt brand has always stood for. We continue to stand behind our products, as did our forefathers 175 years ago.
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CONTACTING COLT
CUSTOMER SERVICE (USPS Address for Firearms) Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC P.O. Box 1868 Hartford, CT 06144 USA www.coltsmfg.com am to 5pm EST S Tel: 1-800-962-COLT (2658) ● Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm EST Fax: (860) 244-1379 SHIPPING ADDRESS (FED EX and UPS) (Overnight Shipping Address for Firearms) C.M.C. Attention: Product Service 2 Talcott Rd. West Hartford, CT 06110 USA CORPORATE OFFICE Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC 545 New Park Ave. West Hartford, CT 06110 USA Tel: (860) 236-6311 Fax: (860) 244-1442

Quality Makes It A Colt™
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WARNING ocal cl Be a safe shooter – never chamber a round until you are ready to shoot. Be aware of state and local arm. r firearms regulations. Always read and follow the instruction manuals which accompany each firearm.

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