This is the overflow/removed manufacturers portion of our website. Access purchased subscriptions by logging in.

Blue Book of Gun Values


Manufactured from 1836-1842 in Paterson, NJ; 1847-1848 in Whitneyville, CT; 1854-1864 in London, England; and from 1848-date in Hartford, CT. Colt Firearms became a division of Colt Industries in 1964. In March 1990, the Colt Firearms Division was sold to C.F. Holding Corp. located in Hartford, CT, and the new company was called Colt's Manufacturing Company, Inc. The original Hartford plant was closed during 1994, the same year the company was sold again to a new investor group headed by Zilkha Co., located in New York, NY. During 1999, Colt Archive Properties LLC, the historical research division, became its own entity. For more information on models/variations manufactured after Dec. 31, 1898, please refer to the Blue Book of Gun Values. Also available online - please visit


Signup for our newsletter

Sign up for our newsletter to get early updates on new books, special offers, and more.