This was a puzzler. This model is on the 49th page (out of 77) of the Colt entries in the Blue Book, and since I didn't know if I was looking for an automatic, revolver, or rifle, I just started from the beginning. Apparently the official designation is the 1917 Army, but none were made for the military. Approximately 1000 were manufactured during 1932 chambered for the .45 ACP cartridge. Another 1000 which the book calls the "Piece Parts Model" were manufactured in .38-40 WCF, .44-40 WCF, and .45 LC. From the serial number sequences I would assume these were made during or after 1932, but they carry an earlier (1905 vs 1926) patent date.
The M1917 Colt was a Colt New Service revolver made for the US Army in WW I since there weren't enough M1911 service autos to supply the officer & senior NCO corps of the expanded wartime army. They were chambered for the .45 ACP cartridge & were usually loaded with half-moon clips containing 3 cartridges each. However, they were headspaced so they could be loaded with .45 ACP cartridges without half-moon clips. Ejection, in that case, was by M1 pencil. They were originally blued but after the war they were parkerized. A lot of them were issued to the US Postal Inspectors and to the Border Patrol after WW I. They were finally declared surplus in the late 1950s and sold on the civilian market. I bought my first one in 1960 for $26.95, when a regular New Service was bringing about $80 if in good condition. There were a LOT of them made, and in the late '50s a somewhat-unscrupulous dealer bobbed a lot of them to 2" barrels and sold them as 'very rare OSS undercover guns.' The factory barrel length was 5 1/2". Be careful when shooting them. They are bored .443 to .445, not .451, & going up the velocity ladder with one is hard on your hands. The Smith & Wesson M1917, which was the S&W 2nd model Hand Ejector chambered for .45 ACP, has a very thin barrel. Going up the velocity ladder with a Smith has a tendency to cause a hairline split at the top of the barrel where it joins the frame. The Colt barrel is a lot thicker and won't split, but a heavy charge of Unique behind a jacketed bullet gives a LOT of felt recoil. I speak from experience, having owned 2 of them and shot them extensively, both with factory loads and handloads. Rifling is very shallow and intended strictly for jacketed bullets, but very hard-cast lead/type-metal alloy bullets work well in them. Butts are marked with US Army and a military number, which isn't the weapon's serial number. The Colt or S&W serial number is usually on the barrel, under the ejector rod. 'Shadetree' gunsmiths 'rechambered' a lot of them to .45 Colt by boring out the headspace shoulder. That didn't work because the .45 ACP cartridge and half-moon clip is a lot thicker than a .45 Colt rim. If the pistol is marked 'Model 1917' and doesn't have a headspace shoulder in the cylinder, consider it unsafe for anything but .45 ACP cartridges in half-moon clips or .45 Auto Rim cartridges. A full conversion of a 1917 to .45 Colt would require replacement of the cylinder, cylinder latch, and pawl at the very least. TexasCharley
Shorter Answer: the Colt M1917 revolvers were made from 1917-1920. If you want to learn about some Colt weapons read TexasCharleys' answer.
A Male Horse Under The Age Of 2 Is Considered As A Colt And A Female Under The Age Of Two Is Considered A Filly
the mare is called a filly and a stallion or gelding is called a colt you call them this until the age of 5
Male horse under 4: Colt Female horse under 4: Filly
Proofhouse.com will get you within a year or two.
I would say it was the Colt revolver. This pistol was produced in various models, calibers and styles. The US Government placed orders for them and many more were bought by private money. The two common model was the Colt Navy in .36 caliber and the Colt Army in .44 caliber.
Colt Detective Special serial numbers do not end in two letters. If you are positive the last two are "RD", you need to call Colt.
That depends on the breed of the horse, and on the individual colt. Many breeds drop by 18 months. If asking about gelding, that can be done at any time (it is occasionally done at the age of two days), but is typically done when a colt is between one and two. Consult your veterinarian about your individual circumstance.
The first two digits in the serial are your year of mfg. Your Model 10 was made in 1970.
Yes you can, but in order for the colt to be properly weaned you will have to separate the two
He used a huge variety of guns in his many movies. A few of the revolvers that I know of : Remington Model 1858 in Pale Rider Colt 1851 Navy in The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Single Action Army (Colt Model 1873) in A Fistful of Dollars, For A Few Dollars More, Hang 'Em High, Two Mules for Sister Sara, Joe Kidd, High Plains Drifter Colt 1860, Colt 1849 Pocket, and Walker Colt 1847 in The Outlaw Josey Wales and of course, the Smith and Wesson model 29 with 8 3/8" barrel in Dirty Harry, Magnum Force, The Enforcer, and The Dead Pool. and lets not forget the Winchester Model 70 .458 Win Mag in Dirty Harry as he is on the rooftops. it was a 44 magnum auto magnum, and a 42 magnum.
Two and a half.
Which of the two possible Winchester Model s is it (e.g. Model 64 or Model 94)? The answer to that question will help determine what it is worth.
It is called a Colt from birth to January 1st of the year it turns 4.A young male Horse is called a Colt though some may call a Colt up to one year and less a "Foal".After its weaned from its mother they are often called a "Weanling".After its one year old they are often called "Yearlings" and from two years till its old enough to breed its referred to as a Colt.It remains a Colt until its of breeding age then its called a Stallion.Neutered males are called Geldings
Typically there is only one adult stallion of breeding age, though there may be several young colts still with the herd. Some stallions will favor a certian colt and allow him to stay longer, mostly for herd protection, but eventually the colt will move on.
The Crosman model 454 was made between 1977-1982, in two variations it was modeled after the Colt Woodsman. It is a 16 shot BB C02 pistol. It good condition it is worth between $25 - $30.
Only Colt would know.
Proofhouse.com and the Blue Book of Gun Values are two places that you can start with
A male horse under the age of two years old, is called a Colt. An adult male horse is known as a stallion if he is entire, or as a gelding if he has been gelded.
The year of manufactur is 1986. Denoted by the first two digits of the serial number. Production of this model ceased in 1987.
You can buy it from the auctions or you would have to breed two horses.
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What problems withj my Colt Twenty Two Huntsman will cause it to misfeed. I have cleaned it a lot and used all different types of ammunition and still will misfeed.
Wild Colt words: words with i and o followed by two consonants --the vowels make the long sound (example: blind and cold).