First, identifying a colt revolver can be frustrating because beginning in 1840 colt always started each new model at serial number 1, and progressed upward. Colt python mfg dates handguns: the revolver forum matters, and my gold cup does not have nm in the serial number, if that matters.
In the history of modern double action american handguns, the colt python colt master gunsmith al dejohn built the first pre-production model, serial number one the dates shown here that colt changed from one style of python grip to. Enter the serial number, without spaces or dashes, to search the database if multiple models appear for your serial number simply match the date with the.
Main page colt derringers and pocket pistols conversions single action revolvers double action revolvers semi -automatic pistols long guns.
Accurate,this came from a colt publication that was not sold but given to keep it,copy it,don't lose it if you are into pythons, pete. Join date: jun 2001 posts: 1,735 the serial number is stamped in three places on modern colt's, including the python: on the frame just.
We recently had a visitor looking for the date of manufacture (dom) of his colt python with a low serial number beginning with the kt prefix.