Colt Single Action Army Serial Numbers

2nd

In view of the interest and frequency of this question, a review of all the research seems appropriate. It is known that 8000 Colt Single Action Army revolvers were purchased under the Army contract of July 23, 1872, all of which were shipped to the Springfield Armory between November 25, 1872 and March 18, 1874. The First Colt Single Action Army In 1872, Colt produced a run of three sample pistols for testing and examination by the US Army. The revolver seen above is Serial Number #1, the first production model Colt Single Action Army ever manufactured. The pistol was The US Army’s first service revolver to use a metallic cartridge, the.45 Colt centrefire. The pistol was based on the designs.

Colt Single Action Army 2nd Generation Serial Numbers

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Colt Single Action Army & Bisley Revolvers, Pre-WWII Production
YearSerial Number RangeYearSerial Number Range
18731-1991907288000-303999
1874200-149991908304000-307999
187515000-219991909308000-311999
187622000-329991910312000-315999
187733000-409991911316000-320999
187841000-489991912321000-324999
187949000-529991913325000-327999
188053000-619991914328000-329499
188162000-729991915329500-331999
188273000-849991916332000-334999
188385000-1019991917335000-336999
1884102000-1139991918337000-337199
1885114000-1169991919337200-337999
1886117000-1189991920338000-340999
1887119000-1249991921341000-342999
1888125000-1279991922343000-344499
1889128000-1299991923344500-346399
1890130000-1359991924346400-347299
1891136000-1439991925347300-348199
1892144000-1489991926348200-349799
1893149000-1539991927349800-351299
1894154000-1589991928351300-352399
1895159000-1629991929352400-353799
1896163000-1679991930353800-354099
1897168000-1749991931354100-354499
1898175000-1819991932354500-354799
1899182000-1919991933354800-354999
1900192000-2029991934355000-355199
1901203000-2199991935355200-355299
1902220000-2379991936355300-355399
1903238000-2499991937355400-356099
1904250000-2609991938356100-356599
1905261000-2729991939356600-356999
1906273000-2879991940357000-357859