HOWDY FRIENDS, NICE TO HAVE YOU HERE!
Check out all the services and things you need to restore, improve, upgrade or research your Colt SA. First Gen's are the house speciality, but all Colt SA's are welcome!
For those of you who are into our great Western history, you will periodically find comments and stories about various characters who actually used single actions during their lifetimes. There are many fascinating chapters in the lives of these men that have never been told. Click on the Western history links to find them.
If you need repair or restoration on Colt Model 1877 Lightning's, or Colt Model 1878, 1889, and 1892 double actions, contact my brother Sal. He is an expert on them and his work has NO EQUAL.
Contact Dave at 330-952-0031 or Sal at 440-526-7265. Call us for shipping instructions, or Email us by using the buttons here on your left.
Early restored Ainsworth Cavalry
This is our 22nd year working full time on these fine old Colts, and it has been a pleasure serving all our loyal friends and customers. We are fully endorsed by Colt Mfg. and John Kopec as the most authentic Colt SAA restoration shop.
NEW FOR 2014
COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY AUTHENTICATION SERVICE
A DETAILED INSPECTION PROVIDING A COMPREHENSIVE
ALTERNATIVE FOR THE MARKET. MILITARY AND CIVILIAN
ISSUED COLT SAA'S WILL BE EQUALLY SCRUTINIZED
FOR CORRECT MARKINGS AND ORIGINAL FINISH.
A FEE OF $200 PER LETTER, PLUS SHIPPING FOR ANY GUN.
CALL FIRST TO DETERMINE IF YOUR GUN IS A CANDIDATE.
Award wining 2000 Colt show display
A beautifully restored 1878 double action by Sal Lanara in authentic blue. Colt records verify "OMNIPOTENT" marked and shipped to B. Kittridge & Co. in 1880..................................
Please give me a call if you have for sale Single Action Colts made before 1898, Colt cartridge conversions, Colt parts or Sharps rifles and items associated with these arms.
My path was chosen long ago....
Award winning OGCA 2005 J.P. Lower display "Best Theme, Most educational, and Judges choice"
Award winning CGCA J.P. Lower
Display, Denver, 2007 "Judges choice"
I will buy any and all J.P. Lower related items from
all periods of his life. Call before you auction, I will pay the highest market prices in cash. CAUTION!!!
THERE ARE MANY ARMS ON THE MARKET STAMPED WITH THE J.P. LOWER MARK THAT ARE SPURIOUS MARKINGS. CALL ME AND I'LL HELP IDENTIFY THE GOOD FROM THE BAD AND THE UGLY. YOU FIND THIS ON GUNS THAT CANNOT BE LETTERED, LIKE WINCHESTERS AND SOME SHARPS. Click HERE FOR HIS DETAILED STORY.
Restored "OMNIPOTENT" M 1878
The Custer Colt prototype. Click the picture for an enlarged view.