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.

NRA Gun of the Week: Charter Arms Professional

On this week’s “Gun of the Week” video preview, American Rifleman staff are checking out a sixgun from Charter Arms that utilizes a hybrid frame design built with aluminum to be lightweight and features the company’s Blacknitride+ treatment.

NRA Gun of the Week: American Tactical FXH-45 Moxie

On this week’s “Gun of the Week” video preview, American Rifleman staff are checking out an optic-ready, hybrid version of the 1911 pistol.

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.

Preview: 1791 Gunleather Single Action Revolver Holster

1719 Gunleather introduces a new all-leather holster specifically geared for single-action revolver enthusiasts, the Single Action Revolver holster.

Heritage Mfg. Rough Rider: One of 2020's Top-Selling Revolvers

They're affordable and fun, so it's little surprise that the Rough Rider revolver from Heritage Mfg. is one of the best-selling revolvers of 2020.

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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