Preview: Colt’s Double-Action Revolvers: The Post-War Era

posted on March 31, 2024
Colt’s Double-Action Revolvers: The Post-War Era book

Following his previous works, Seven Serpents: The History Of Colt’s Snake Guns and Colt’s Python: King Of The Seven Serpents, both of which have become standard reference works for Colt revolver collectors, author and noted Colt expert Gurney Brown has rounded out the trio with Colt’s Double-Action Revolvers: The Post-War Era.

With more than 400 pages detailing the saga of Colt’s “snake guns” from the mid-20th century into the 21st century, this book is a must-read for any fans of Colt’s iconic revolver lineup.

In addition to extensive coverage on the first generation of Colt double-action revolvers, the book also includes a chapter on Colt’s 2017 re-entry into the double-action revolver market.

More than 50 revolvers are highlighted in the book, which includes more than 600 images, rarely seen Colt marketing material and the most accurate serial-number information yet published on these guns.

MSRP is $85. For more information, visit


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