1965 Colt Python
.357 Magnum: This Colt Python was manufactured in 1965. It has a 2½" barrel and nickel finish.
The Colt Python is a .357 Magnum caliber revolver manufactured by Colt's Manufacturing Company of Hartford, Connecticut. The Colt Python is considered to be a premium American pistol. Along with the Colt Peacemaker it is considered to be one of the finest revolvers ever made by Colt. The Colt Python is a double action, large I-frame handgun chambered for the powerful .357 Magnum cartridge. Pythons have a reputation for superior fit & finish, accuracy, smooth trigger pull and a tight cylinder lock-up.
This 1965 Colt Python has a 2½" barrel. Pictured with checkered walnut grips.
The Colt Python pictured with a shoulder holster.
The increase in production in 1964 indicates that the CNC machining process may have been introduced.
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