Dating a firearm by serial number
Only enter the serial number and no additional information.
Do not insert spaces between any character in your serial number.
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If your firearm does not appear in the listing, please understand that this is not a comprehensive database.
Information provided here is approximate, if you wish to support your investment with the purchase of a complete history and Letter of Authenticity for your firearm or for more information, please contact Colt's Archive Department.
They provide every spec about the gun, who is was shipped to, when it was shipped, and even how many other firearms were shipped at the same time as yours.
You can find the order form and specifications of Colt Manufacturing's archival service here.
First of all, there is simply no such thing as a model SA, or S. That is part of the company name, and means "Anonymous Society," (Sociedad Anónima). The longer number is your serial number, incidentally.