Gun Sells For Highest Price In History

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.

Colt 1871-72 Open Top: The Revolver That Begat The Single Action Army

Though largely forgotten and scarce today, the Colt 1871-72 "Open Top" revolvers represented an evolution in design for Colt, and ultimately paved the way for the Colt to transition from the cap-and-ball era to the cartridge era of the Single Action Army.

NRA Gun of the Week: Uberti USA 1873 Single-Action Cattleman New Model

On this week’s “Gun of the Week” video preview, American Rifleman staff take to the range for a closer look at Uberti USA’s special edition "Teddy" revolver, a replica of Colt's New Model 1873 SAA. 

The .45 Colt: History and Performance

From the Single Action Army to various other revolvers and lever-action rifles, the .45 Colt cartridge has more than a century of history and is still a favorite of many enthusiasts today.

Handgun Sights: Then & Now

Sights have changed a lot on handguns in the last 200 years. Wiley Clapp walks through what became important and why.

New for 2021: Uberti 'Teddy' Revolver

Uberti USA now offers a reproduction of a Colt Single Action Army owned by President Theodore Roosevelt.

History and Performance Of The .44-40 WCF

The .44-40 Winchester Center Fire cartridge gained its popularity through its use in the late 19th century in lever-action rifles and revolvers, and is still produced commercially today.

Teddy Roosevelt And James Bond Pistols Sell At Auction

This past month two noteworthy pistols, one owned by President Theodore Roosevelt and another used in the James Bond film "Dr. No" staring the late Sean Connery, sold at auction.

The .44 Special: History & Performance

Here we take a look back at the history of the .44 Smith & Wesson Special cartridge along with its ballistic capabilities.

New for 2020: Davidson's Exclusive 1873 Revolvers

Davidson's line of exclusive distributor offerings now includes two attractive single-action revolvers made by Pietta.

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