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$1499.99

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$1,199.99

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$3249.99

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Colt Python

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The Colt Python is a .357 Magnum caliber revolver manufactured by Colt's Manufacturing Company of Hartford, Connecticut. It was first introduced in 1955, the same year as Smith & Wesson's M29 .44 Magnum. The Colt Python is intended for the premium revolver market segment.

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Colt Python Specs

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2 Category

Technical Data

Caliber

.357 Magnum

Action

Double Action

Capacity

6

Finish

Blued

Gun Type

Revolver

Sights

Fixed

Barrel Length

6.02"

Length

11.5"

Weight

44 oz

Grip

WALNUT

Colt Python Features

The Colt Python is chambered in .357 Magnum and fires from either single- or double-action.  It is available with a 3, 4.25 or 6 inch barrel and has a frame that is strengthened behind the cylinder to make it even more durable.

Colt Python Ballistics

.357 Magnum Ballistic Data
Range (Yards) Drop (inches) Velocity Energy Wind drift (inches) Time (milliseconds)
0 -0 1294 528 0 0
50 -2.8134 1152 418 0 123
100 -12.1941 1055 351 0 260
150 -29.1326 985 306 0 407
200 -55.3119 928 272 0 564
250 -90.5963 878 243 0 730
300 -136.8827 833 219 0 905
350 -196.0334 793 198 0 1090
400 -267.0509 755 180 0 1284
450 -356.1729 720 163 0 1487
500 -458.56 686 148 0 1701

Colt Python Capacity

The Colt Python is chambered in .357 Magnum and has a 6 round revolving cylinder.  This gun can also safely shoot .38 Special cartridges.


Colt Python Ergonomics

Ergonomics
The Colt Python is built on a K frame to help tame the gun when firing.  The trigger pull is incredibly crisp in single-action while the double-action pull is as smooth as glass.  The wood grips are checkered on the left and right sides to add a bit more grip to better control this gun when firing.

Colt Python Fit & Finish

The Colt Python is made of hardened stainless steel that is polished to a near mirror finish.  Vintage Colt Pythons are all incredibly well made.  The new-production Python models are built to the same specs as the original with upgraded iron sights, however the side plates on the frame might not match up as well and some screws may not be torqued properly.


Fit and Finish

Colt Python Concealability

Concealability
The Colt Python is only concealable in a shoulder holster under a jacket.  Don’t carry it in a drop leg holster…it will impede your stride when running after Carl for not getting back in the house.

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How much is a Colt Python worth?

In 2023 a new or used Colt Python value varies depending on supply and demand. In the last 12 months there is great demand for a Colt Python and most revolvers. The Price for a Colt Python has increased in cost by $0.00 in 2023 compared to 2022.

Estimated New and Used Values for a Colt Python Values are based on a basic model with no options or colors.

Condition Trade-In Private Party Dealer
New In box $828.74 $1,083.74 $1,274.99
Excellent $764.99 $1,019.99 $1,147.49
Very Good $701.24 $1,019.99 $1,147.49
Good $637.50 $956.24 $1,083.74
Fair $446.25 $828.74 $1,019.99
Poor $318.75 $637.50 N/A

Gun Value Conditions explained:

New in box - 100% condition in unopened box. Excellent - 95%+ condition with or without box.

Very Good - 90% - 95% condition (all parts/finish should be original).

Good - 80-90% condition (all parts/finish should be original).

Fair - 30% - 80% condition, parts, and finish may or may not be original. Must function properly and shoot.

Poor - under 30% condition. Firearm has severe wear and tear, does not function, or is damaged.

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