When was the six shooter revolver invented?
The first practical “revolving pistol” was invented by Samuel Colt and first manufactured in 1836.
What is a Colt Frontier?
The Colt Frontier or Frontier Six-Shooter was a Colt’s 1873 “Model P” type revolver manufactured in . 44-40 Winchester caliber instead of . 45 Colt (in which configuration it was called the Single Action Army) so that it was compatible with Winchester Model 1873 ammunition. Production began in 1877.
What is a Colt New Frontier worth?
A COLT NEW FRONTIER pistol is currently worth an average price of $1,067.74 new and $895.14 used . The demand of used COLT NEW FRONTIER pistol’s has risen 3 units over the past 12 months.
When did the Colt Frontier Six Shooter stop being made?
Between serial numbers 41,000 and 45,000 the factory began acid etching the term “Colt Frontier Six Shooter” on barrels. This continued to approximately 1889 at the 130,000 serial number range which is when “Colt Frontier Six Shooter” became a roll stamp. It was standard until production ceased for the first time in 1941.
What was the serial number of the Paterson Colts?
Paterson Colts Single Action Army & Bisley Revolvers (Pre-War) Single Action Army, Buntline & New Frontier SAA (Post-War) Colt Double Action Revolvers
What kind of Revolver was the frontier scout?
Frontier Scout and Peacemaker .22 Revolvers New Frontier SAA & Buntline Paterson Colts Single Action Army & Bisley Revolvers (Pre-War) Single Action Army, Buntline & New Frontier SAA (Post-War) Colt Double Action Revolvers
What was the size of the Colt Frontier magazine?
Later I found in a 1926 dated Ideal Reloading Handbook stating early bullet diameter for .44-40s was nominally 0.424″ and Colt cylinders were made for factory rounds so loaded. Around the turn of the 19th/20th centuries 0.427″ became the new nominal dimension.