The colt paterson is a revolver the model most identified with the paterson colt designation is the number 5 holster or texas paterson the shooter would. Now, america remembers is pleased to announce an exclusive tribute honoring the texas rangers, a handsomely decorated working single action revolver in caliber 45 colt it's a fitting tribute to the many bold rangers who trusted their own single action revolvers on the dangerous missions they so often undertook, and celebrates the world. The colt six shooter will always be a legend to texas whether you know it as an accurate, cowboy, texas ranger, gun-slinging, out west, corral gun, or as a little protection, the colt will never be forgotten in texas. Colt single action revolvers 3rd gen for sale and auction buy a colt single action revolvers 3rd gen online sell your colt single action revolvers. Toggle navigation menu: sign in.
(frontier six shooter) no region and no state made a greater contribution than did texas in the making of col colt's firearms co no weapon, no firearm. One notable caliber variation was the colt frontier, or frontier six-shooter version, which was colt's 1873 model p type revolver chambered in 44-40 winchester instead of 45 colt so it would be compatible with the popular winchester model 73 rifle and its ammo. This revolver started the colt legend and established the revolver as a viable arm the company failed, but samuel colt was on his way it was the paterson revolver that the texas rangers used to such great effect before and during the mexican war.
Title texas rangers, the legend, the lore, the law the rangers used the newly invented colt revolver, thus catapulting this american invention, the six-shooter. The colt six shooter will always be a legend to texas whether you know it as an accurate, cowboy, texas ranger, gun-slinging, out west, corral gun, or. By the time bat masterson received this handsome, nickel-plated six-shooter from colt's he was already a legend, as famous as his friends wyatt earp, charlie bassett, and bill tilghman.
View notes - a man and his gun from eds 103 at e kentucky a man and his guns the colt six shooter will always be a legend to many fighting men whether you know it as an accurate, cowboy, texas. While there he visited samuel colt and suggested improvements to the paterson, colt's first revolver walker suggested adding a stationary trigger and guard, using a heavier caliber, and making the gun a six shooter. But colt once had a lever-action rifle, and winchester a six-shooter out of the dozens of gun manufacturers who invented and produced breechloading cartridge firearms during the shoot-'em-up period of the last half of the 19th century, two names stand out above the rest—colt and winchester. Not all of our western pistols are the famous colt, though and frontier six-shooter were popular with this pistol in western myth and legend and are. Colt frontier six-shooter save the colt single action army , also known as the single action army , saa , model p , peacemaker , m1873 , and colt 45 is a single-action revolver with a revolving cylinder holding six metallic cartridges.
Sam walker texas ranger and the walker colt texas history column by jeffery robenalt the six-shot walker colt had a longer cylinder than the five. The texas rangers silver stars and sixguns dps home be mixed with ranger legend occurred during the turbulent period headquarters company of six men in. Greg's gun cost 242g, another ny post edition with large photo and headlined text 242g duel bags peace of history, newsday of same date legendary six-shooter is sold for six figures, and another edition of same paper with picture and article a six-shooter goes for six figures, and the new york daily news same date colt 45 draws 242g. Colt model 1878 double action frontier six-shooter serial no 37896, 44-40 caliber, 7 ½-inch barrel with - available at 2013 june 9 arms & armor.
This lone star model of the colt 45 single action army revolver was a custom model produced for the texas rangers the legendary 45 'six shooter' this handsome. Colt m-1878 da frontier with rig - excellent colt frontier six shooter this was colt's way of indicating the caliber of the gun was 44-40 the mark is applied. One of the texas rangers in this battle was samuel walker, who later helped samuel colt design the improved 44 caliber walker six-shot revolver as i read about this battle and the use of the colts it occurred to me that the rampant colt logo, the horse reared up with lances or arrows on it's legs, that this battle may have played a role in.
The colt 1860 army model was a scaled down version of the walker colt weighing only two pounds, 11 ounces with an eventual standard 8-inch barrel, again firing six round lead balls of 44 caliber in his spring 2002 texas ranger dispatch article, stroud describes the pistol as having a cylinder roll engraved with a scene of the texas navy. Colt frontier six shooter the legend of samuel colt was alive and well as colt firearms accounted for 8 of the top 10 items sold during the texas ranger j. Frontier six shooter is the colt designation for 44-40 the one picture is not enough to judge this gun by these guns need to be in hand and checked part by part for originality against a well accepted reference book.
10 rare colt revolving rifles and long arms when most us talk about a colt we mean a six-gun while colt: an american legend doesn't list a. The colt name has always been highly regarded in the shooting industry, it only makes sense that the same can be said of team colt competitive shooters. Gunbelts and holsters of actors wearing a butt forward six-shooter and holster and they also have many articles and photos highlighting the colt revolver.