Colt Catalog Reference Guide 1888 - 2016

Colt Catalog Covers

Presented here is a fairly complete Colt Catalog list with brief descriptions and codes and a number of covers. This list is based on the information first compiled many years ago by former Colt employee, John Hintlian and has been enhanced as new variations have been discovered.

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COVER DATE INFO / CODE WxH PGS
Colt 1888 Catalog 1888 “First Edition” February 12″ x 9″ 36
1890 “Second Edition” January 12″ x 9″ 37
1892 “Third Edition” January 12″ x 9″ 38
Colt 1894 Catalog 1894 “Fourth Edition” June (Pictured with Deluxe Cover) 12″ x 9″ 38
Colt 1898 Catalog 1898 January 10″ x 8″ 40
Colt 1899 Catalog 1899 Colt Lightning Rifle pictured on back. Some variations have Rampant Colt facing right. 6″ x 3 1/4″ 16
COVER DATE INFO / CODE WxH PGS
1900 6″ x 3 1/4″ 16
1902 10″ x 8″ 40
1903 5″ x 4″ 40
1904 5″ x 4″ 40
1905 (Early) 5″ x 4″ 40
1905 (Late) 5″ x 4 1/4″ 38
1905 September 10″ x 8″ 40
1906 (Circa) 5″ x 4 1/4″ 40
1907 (Circa) 5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ 43
1908 5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ 40
1909 5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ 40
1909-2 5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ 40
1909-3 5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ 40
COVER DATE INFO / CODE WxH PGS
1910 5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ 40
1911 May 1, 1911 Price List 5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ 40
1911-2 (Form) A-13 5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ 40
1912 (Form) A-23 5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ 40
1913 (Form) A-31 February 1913 (M52) Price List 5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ 40
1913-14 (Form) A-38 5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ 40
1914 (Form) A-38 May 1, 1914 Price List 5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ 40
1915 (Form) A-38-R 5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ 40
1915 (Form) A-51 5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ 40
1916 (Form) A-51-R 5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ 40
1917 (Form) A-51-R-3d 5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ 40
1917 (Form) A-51-R-2nd March 8, 1917 Price List 5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ 40
1919 (Form) A-61 5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ 40
1919 (Form) A-61-2D December 3, 1919 Price List 5 1/4″ x 4 1/4″ 40
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