Colt's Manufacturing Company is a firearms manufacturer that has been in business continuously since 1886. It produces a wide range of pistols, rifles and revolvers, as well as specialty firearms and equipment for military and law enforcement organizations.
Colt began in 1836 when founder Sam Colt was issued his first patent for a firearm equipped with a revolving cylinder. Colt began as the first producer of revolvers but soon expanded to long armor rifles as well. Colt became an international company in 1851 with the opening of a plant in England. The company estimates it has sold more than 30 million firearms over its life.Learn More
Aluminum-framed and very light in weight, the Colt Cobra is a high-quality short-barrelled double-action revolver. Sold by Colt from 1950 to 1981, the Colt Cobra holds six shots of ammunition.Full Answer >
The Colt Python was a .357 Magnum revolver made by Colt. It was introduced in 1955 and enjoyed a good deal of popularity, but was discontinued in 2005.Full Answer >
The Colt Frontier Six Shooter was a variant of the Colt Single Action Army revolver. It was in production between the years of 1873 and 1895.Full Answer >
The Colt .45 Peacemaker is a nickname for the Colt Single Action Army revolver introduced in 1873. Originally designed for the military, the Peacemaker earned its title through wide use in law enforcement in the American West during the late 19th century.Full Answer >