Colt Single Action Army Model 1873

Colt Single Action Army 1873

The Colt Single Action Army — also known as the Model P, Peacemaker, M1873, Single Action Army, SAA, and Colt .45 — is a single action revolver with a revolving cylinder holding six metallic cartridges. This revolver would go down in history as the most popular revolver in old west. This model is considered the first generation. The first generation revolvers were produced between 1873 – 1941. They would also become standard issue for the U.S. Army. The Single Action Army became available in standard barrel lengths of 4¾”, 5½” as well as the Cavalry standard, original 7½”. The shorter barreled revolvers are sometimes called the “Civilian” or “Gunfighter” model (4¾”) and the Artillery Model (5½”). Weighed  2.3 lbs.

.45 caliber

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