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Wiley Clapp: This Colt Python Business

Wiley Clapp was around for the Python's introduction in 1955. In this first of a three-part series, he journeys through the early days of this now legendary Colt revolver and ponders its skyrocketing value.

The Keefe Report: Colt Cobra—A New Factory Double-Action Colt

Finally, the biggest news in new gun introductions is out. Colt is back in the double-action revolver business.

A Look Back at the Colt Python

From tardy debutant to superstar status, Colt’s most famous snake has had a wild ride.

GunBroker.com's Top-Selling Guns for Dec. 2015

What firearms are Americans buying? Those listed by GunBroker.com as best-sellers for Dec. 2015—both new and used—have been covered extensively by American Rifleman. Check the list here and learn more about these guns

Colt’s Snake Guns

Have you checked the price of Colt “snake” revolvers lately? Is that shiny new Python now out of reach? It is an interesting study of supply, demand and a market gone crazy. Here’s what happened, and why.

What’s The Story With Colt?

The famed gunmaker’s financial challenges have been in the news a lot, but the company has one asset its competition eyes with envy—fan loyalty.

Colt Python Revolver

As they have been unavailable from the factory for years, the Colt Python revolver's cost a pretty penny now and have been in high demand due to their reemergence in "The Walking Dead." See an exploded view of the Python here.

Colt Python

Originally conceived as and designed to be the company's top-of-the-line model, the Colt Python stands the test of time as one of the most memorable revolvers in history.

Terminology: Underlug

I'm not sure where this underlug business really got its start, but I was around when it really got rolling. A term that relates most commonly to DA/SA revolvers, underlug refers to an integral extension of metal that runs along the bottom side of the barrel.

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