Sheriff's Tips: The Fitz Special—A Defense Gun from Yesteryear

Fitz carried one pair, or the other, every day for his own personal defense, and many other shooters decided to have their defensive revolvers modified in the same manner.

The Fitz Special

Some of the ideas that J. Henry FitzGerald applied to revolvers might be imprudent today, but “Fitz” Specials paved the way for the modern snubnose.


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