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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.

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.

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