COLT Python .357 Magnum DA/SA Stainless Revolver, With Custom Engraving

SOLD FOR: $1,934

WOA#: WY240129AC025

Make: Colt

Model: Python

Serial Number: PY263505

Date of Manufacture: 2020

Caliber: .357 Magnum

Action Type: Single and Double Action Revolver With Swing Out Cylinder

Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “PYTHON .357 / * .357 MAGNUM CTG. *”. The right side of the barrel is marked “COLT’S  MFG. CO. HARTFORD. CONN. U.S.A.”  The right side of the frame under the cylinder is marked “PY263505”.

Barrel Length: 6”.

Sights/Optics:  Rear: adjustable (windage/elevation); Front: red ramp serrated

Stock Configuration and Condition:  The grips are two-piece checkered wood panels. There are no chips or cracks. The checkering is well-defined. Overall, the grips are in Excellent condition.  The stock is a custom laser engraved pattern.

Type of Finish: Stainless

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion. In the writer’s opinion, the bore rates an 10 out of 10!

Overall Condition: This revolver retains about 99% of its finish.  There are no nicks or scratches.  Overall this pistol is in Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The lock-up on this revolver is SOLID, with  no play when the trigger is depressed. The trigger is smooth in double action, and crisp in single action. We have not fired this revolver. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be required to meet your maintenance standards.

Box, Paperwork, and Accessories: This pistol comes with origianl box and paperwork.

Our Assessment: The COLT Python .357 Magnum DA/SA Stainless Revolver represents a legendary icon in the world of firearms, renowned for its exceptional craftsmanship, accuracy, and reliability. Originally introduced in the 1950s, the Python has earned a reputation as one of the finest revolvers ever produced. This modern iteration retains the classic design elements that made the Python famous while incorporating modern manufacturing techniques and materials.

Constructed from stainless steel, the Python exudes durability and elegance. Its polished finish not only enhances its aesthetic appeal but also provides resistance to corrosion and wear, ensuring longevity and continued performance. The revolver features a robust double-action/single-action (DA/SA) trigger mechanism, allowing shooters to choose between a smooth, light single-action pull for precision shooting or a long, deliberate double-action pull for rapid fire.

One of the defining characteristics of the COLT Python is its exceptional accuracy, attributed in part to its precise lockup and tight tolerances. The revolver’s vent rib barrel is expertly machined to deliver consistent shot placement, making it a favorite among target shooters, hunters, and firearm enthusiasts alike. With its timeless design, unparalleled craftsmanship, and potent .357 Magnum chambering, the COLT Python Stainless Revolver continues to captivate shooters and collectors, embodying the legacy of Colt’s commitment to excellence in firearms manufacturing.  The custom engraving is very intricate and very well done.  This pistol is great for any Colt revolver collection!  Please see our photos and good luck bidding! C.J.

COLT Python .357 Magnum DA/SA Stainless Revolver, With Custom Engraving
COLT Python .357 Magnum DA/SA Stainless Revolver, With Custom Engraving