Description colt model 1878 double action frontier six-shooter serial no 37896, 44-40 caliber, 7 ½-inch barrel with single-line hartford address. Brownwood officials to coke, june 3, 1876 for good or for ill, the image of texas is inextricably linked with the gun from the days of the texas revolution, the colt revolver was the weapon of choice in rough-and-tumble texas, and the texas market in turn made the fortune of the colt company. Frontier six-shooter since the single action army revolver was introduced and adopted as an american military sidearm at the same time the 'wild west' was being settled, the two became forever linked in legend and history. On the recoil shield is the official logo of the texas ranger hall of fame and museum in waco, texas, which houses a spectacular collection of texas ranger artifacts and is dedicated to preserving the texas ranger heritage for future generations.
The colt 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. Colt, apparently for marketing purposes, chose to mark the first of those guns in 44 wcf (44-40) colt frontier six shooter in an etched panel on the left side of the barrel later that marking was changed to a roll-marked legend. Colt frontier six-shooter was the actual name of the colt pistol model, and this was acid-etched on the left side of the barrel after 1889, the legend was roll-stamped until 1919, when the caliber designation 44-40 was added.
Very fine colt 1878 da frontier six shooter 44-40 caliber revolver made in 1902 very fine gun with 90% of the original blue this gun has a 5½” barrel in 44-40 caliber the marking “colt frontier six shooter” on the barrel denotes the 44-40 caliber grips are excellent action works perfect bore is bright and shiny with some streaking and with a couple of very small spots of pitting. The colt is an american six shooter that is connected with the wild west the weapon was invented by samuel colt and is a much sought after item by collectors remembering the colt: a six shooter par excellence the legend of the colt is intrinsically linked with the wild west one of the models that earned a great name was the 1873. The colt paterson is a revolver it was the first commercial repeating firearm employing a revolving cylinder with multiple chambers aligned with a single, stationary barrel its design was patented by samuel colt on february 25, 1836, in the united states, france, and england, and it derived its name from being produced in paterson, new jersey. Colt six shooter essay examples 4 total results an introduction to the analysis of the colt six shooter 633 words 1 page the legend of colt six shooter in texas 629 words 1 page a history of the colt six-shooter in texas 611 words 1 page the legend of the colt six shooter to texas 629 words 1 page company about us. Sam walker was a texas ranger captain and military officer who had served with colt pistols in several conflicts he proposed several improvements including that a sixth round be added to the popular five-shot colt paterson revolver.
To do this, the rangers used the newly invented colt revolver, thus catapulting this american invention, the six-shooter, into the history books with the coming of the civil war, many rangers joined and fought for texas. Click the button below to add the colt 1878 44-40 caliber revolver (frontier six shooter on barrel) with 85% blue nice 1878 da in the best caliber has 7 1/2 (c4119) to your wish list. 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. 44-40s featuring plain barrels and a trigger guard stamped with a caliber designation, colt sold the rest with “frontier six-shooter” etched to the side of the barrel in early 1878 around 1889-90, the legend was roll stamped onto the barrel. “many people consider a colt as the ‘handgun that won the west,’ and this newly-acquired texas model paterson from denny levett showcases the birth of samuel colt’s genius” this colt paterson is a five shot, 36 caliber revolver developed near the start of 1836.
From their discussions, the larger, more powerful colt six-shooter was born colt even engraved a scene from one of ranger jack hays’s most famous battles against comanches on the cylinder colt did get one detail wrong, though: he showed hays and his men wearing the uniforms of us dragoons. Colt, in gratitude, named a special, very heavy model of his new six-shooter after walker walker next joined up with general winfield scott’s campaign to pacify mexico city though he was officially made a us soldier, everybody still thought of him as a texas ranger and called him ranger walker. Description colt frontier six-shooter single action revolver belonging to tales of wells-fargo tv western star dale robertson serial no 71462/s [stembridge arms], 44-40 caliber, 5 1/2-inch barrel with single-line hartford address and etched panel reading: colt frontier six shooter. While oliver winchester coined the expression the “gun that won the west,” most aficionados of american firearm history consider samuel colt’s invention the “handgun that won the west. “it was with a heavy heart that i decided to retire the legend,” says mark redl, product manager for colt and team colt sponsored shooter the legend, mark’s o8011xse has seen him through four years of competitive matches has accrued over 175,000 rounds in its lifetime.
The cimarron model p is patterned after the old model the model ‘p’ old model single action revolver’s design, in turn, was inspired by the 1873 colt peacemaker while it was intended for use by the us cavalry, it soon became the forerunner and prototype of the old west’s six shooter. Colt pricing & reference by gun digest editors-june 30, 2009 0 9230 facebook twitter google+ pinterest colt paterson texas paterson model no 5 colt first model ring lever rifle colt single-action army “the legend” colt frontier six shooter colt sheriff’s and storekeeper’s model (2008. This feature is not available right now please try again later.
How an unlikely friendship between a northern industrialist named samuel colt and legendary texas ranger samuel walker forged the revolvers that won the west. Hopalong cassidy six shooter collection vol 5 movie titles: undercover man three men from texas stick to your guns the dead don't dream colt comrades. 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.