Sam Colt’s Gift to His Best Man, Silas Bent

It’s a groomsman’s gift ANY of us could look forward to receiving. Presentation arms from Samuel Colt are rare collector arms, three in a set ups the ante even further, and to have it in one of the rarest Colt cases should have collectors lining up to take notice.

Not only is it a rare presentation and case, but it also allows a look into the personal life of Samuel Colt as well. His business successes, failures, and marketing are all quite well documented, at the expense of his personal life and connections. Here we find out more about Silas Bent, the gentleman Sam Colt gave the great honor of being the Best Man at his wedding.

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