Remington Model 1875

Remington Model 1875

Remington model 1875 single action army revolver also known as the “New Army” or “New Frontier” was manufactured between 1875-1889. This revolver was produced to compete with Colt’s single action Army.  The model 1875 did not sell well do to the contract  Colt had with the U.S. Army. However, the U.S. Army did purchased 650 and were given to the Indian Police, 1000 were sold to the Mexican government, and the Egyptian government contracted for delivery of 10,000, but few were produced and delivered due to significant unpaid debts owed. The barrel length is 7.5-in and weighed 2.8 pounds.

45. caliber

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