What is the CCA?

The Colt Collectors Association (CCA) is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1980, is affiliated with the National Rifle Association and was a major donor to the NRA National Firearms Museum. From its initial membership of 42, the Colt Collectors has grown to a 2600+ member international organization.

The Association is dedicated to the preservation of Colt firearms and other items produced by the Company, along with the study of the history relating to their development and usage.

Who is Sam Colt?

Colt Firearms span over a century of our history. From the earliest percussion revolvers to .22 caliber automatic pistols for target shooters and sportsmen. The CCA experience encompasses that span of interests. Become a CCA Member today!
Watch video on Colt’s life.

Related Links:

  • Colt Related Collectables
  • National Rifle Association – Join now!
  • The Museum of Connecticut History – Colt collection
  • The Witte Museum, San Antonio, TX
  • Woolaroc Museum, Bartlesville, OK
  • Autry National Center of the American West
  • National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum Oklahoma City
  • The National Firearms Museum, Washington, DC


(Elizabeth Colt Legacy Foundation)
The Elizabeth Colt Legacy Foundation is a charitable foundation established in 1996 through the Colt Collectors Association and supports causes and organizations that promote and encourage youth participation in firearms training and safety, awareness of historical significance of firearms in the development of our country and their heritage to continue this tradition. Donations are given to youth firearms associations and clubs to support their endeavors. Learn More.

Donations, gratefully accepted,
may be made to:
Elizabeth Colt Legacy Foundation (ECLF)
c/o Karen Green, Secretary
P. O. Box 2241
Los Gatos, CA 95031-2241