Colt Third 3rd Gen SAA Single Action Army 7.5″ .45 SA Revolver, 2006 w/ Box

SOLD FOR: $2,580

WOA#: WY240224CC051

Make: Colt’s PT. F.A. MFG. Co.

Model: P1870 Single Action Army, 3rd Generation

Serial Number: S41745A

Year of Manufacture: 2006

Caliber: .45 Colt

Action Type: Single Action Revolver with Side Loading Gate Cylinder

Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY .45”. The top of the barrel is marked “COLT’S PT. F. A. MFG. CO. HARTFORD CT. U.S.A.”. The left side of the frame is marked “Pat. Sept. 19, 1871 / July 2,72 Jan. 19,75” and with the “Rampant Colt” logo. The underside of the frame at the grip frame is marked “S41745A”. The left front of the trigger guard is marked with a “VP” in a triangle and at the rear with an “5”. The insides of the grip panels are marked “COLT’S HTFD. CONN.” and hand scribed “745”. The left side of each portion of the grip frame is marked “S41745A” under the grip. The rear face of the loading gate is marked “181”. The front face of the cylinder is marked “745”.

Barrel Length: 7 ½”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a quarter round blade fixed to the barrel. The rear sight is a square groove in the top strap.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are checkered black plastic with a rampant colt at the top in an oval and the American eagle with shield, branches, arrows, and banner reading “E PLURIBUS UNUM” at the bottom of each panel. There is no appreciable wear or damage to the grips. The checkering is sharp. Overall, the grips are in Excellent-Like New condition.

Type of Finish: The revolver is blued with a case colored frame.

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10 and appears unfired.

Overall Condition: This revolver retains about 99% of its current metal finish. The balance of the finish shows no operation wear whatsoever.  The finish is deep and strong throughout.  There is no turn line on the cylinder. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this revolver is in Like New condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this revolver. As with all previously owned firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This revolver comes in a blue Colt box with an outer sleeve that has a matching end label. Included in the box is paperwork including the manual and a safety cable lock.

Our Assessment: Everyone should have a Colt Single Action Army, and this would be a beauty to add to any collection. Manufactured in 2006, this is a “3rd Generation” SAA revolver and is Like New in Box with no handling wear or operation wear whatsoever.  It is unfired, clean, and pristine. Given its condition and original box, this is going to be popular with collectors and would make a fine revolver to pass down through the generations. Please see our photos and good luck! – L.S.

Colt Third 3rd Gen SAA Single Action Army 7.5" .45 SA Revolver, 2006 w/ Box
Colt Third 3rd Gen SAA Single Action Army 7.5″ .45 SA Revolver, 2006 w/ Box