5 Great Guns In The Cody Firearms Museum
As the author recently found out during a road trip with his father to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West and Cody Firearms Museum, through its 4,000 displayed firearms, the facility pieces together the story of firearm development and their unique role in the American experience.
Favorite Firearms: A Sentimental Colt Single Action Army
My favorite firearm is a .45-cal. Colt Single Action Army that I purchased new in 1980. The old Colt exudes Western adventure, both real and imagined.
Rifleman Q&A: Colt SAA Logo Confusion
I have a Colt Single Action Army revolver dated 1902-1903 with the Serial No. 230507. It has a 4¾" barrel, approximately 70 percent bluing and is chambered in .45 Colt. My question is, when did Colt begin putting the Rampant Colt logo onto the cylinder?
150 Years Of The Colt Single Action Army
Initially developed as a dedicated sidearm for the U.S. military, the Colt Single Action Army became iconic as one of the tools that tamed the frontier and embodied the spirit of the American West.
Collecting Second Generation Colt Single Action Army Revolvers
Of the many revolver designs made by Colt, the Single Action Army family is one of the most famous and long-lived. Follow Rick Hacker as he delves into the specifics of collecting second generation examples of these classic wheelguns.
The Lore & Lure Of The Lone Star State: Collecting Texas Guns
Firearm collecting has many facets and variations to its interests, but sometimes an association to a place can be enough to drive up the premium on some guns. This is the case with firearms associated with Texas, explored here by Rick Hacker.
New For 2022: Cimarron Firearms U.S. Cavalry 1873 Henry Nettleton Revolver
Cimarron Firearms is now offering a detailed reproduction of the rare and sought-after First Generation Colt Single Action Army inspected by Henry Nettleton.
New For 2022: Taylor's & Company Gunfighter Defender
The Gunfighter Defender revolver from Taylor's & Company blends features from the company's Gunfighter single-action with its Runnin' Iron hammer and an 1860 Army grip.
Colt’s Manufacturing: A Classic American Name Lives On
Founded in 1848 by inventor Samuel Colt, Colt’s Manufacturing Company is one of the oldest names in the American Firearms market, with a rich history spanning over a century. Today, Colt is still in operation under the ownership of the CZ Group.
Pat Garrett's Pistol Sells for Highest Price in History
The Colt Single Action Army revolver used by Pat Garrett to kill Billy The Kid sold at auction from Bonhams for more than $6 million dollars, in what is probably the highest price ever paid for a civilian firearm.