Serial Number – 49148SA
Caliber – .45
Barrel Length – 4 3/4″
Finish – Blue and casehardened – note the vivid case colors
Stocks – two piece wood
Condition – new in the proper stagecoach box with rare numbered cardboard outer sleeve and with proper paperwork.
Factory letter addressed to Don Wilkerson states this revolver was shipped to Park Center, Inc., Lakeland, Florida on February 20, 1969 in a shipment of one.
Additional letter from Carol K. Wilkerson stating this revolver was part of the Don Wilkerson gun collection.
This variation was available from 1958 to 1971 with only 94 revolvers produced in the above configuration.
This revolver is shown on page 57 of the Colt Single Action Handbook, 1955-1975, by Don Wilkerson, 1999.
Difficult to improve on with the above condition for the revolver and box. This revolver is from the collection of one of the premier collectors and writers of 2nd generation Colt Single Action Army revolvers.
Dan Reber purchased the revolver at the Colt show in 2017 from Carol Wilkerson and remained there until his passing in May 2020.