Old Colt: We provide the public with an online educational resource for old Colt guns.

What We Do:

Welcome to Old Colt, an informational resource about Old Colt Pistols, Revolvers and M1911s built from the early 1900’s up to current production.  Here you will find high resolution photos, detailed descriptions and Colt serial number shipment dates.  Whether you are looking for more information about a Colt you just received, or you are a seasoned gun collector, we hope that you find the information provided helpful.

Factory Prototypes

Colt Factory 1908 Pocket Hammerless Prototypes

COLT M1911 TRANSITION

Early Transitional Model with Open Circle Inspectors Stamp

FACTORY ENGRAVED PISTOLS

Examples of the beautiful hand engraving done at Colt.