Who made the 1860 Army revolver?

Samuel Colt
[FEATURE ARTICLE] Samuel Colt and His Legendary Model 1860 Army Revolver. Until the 19th century was well along, handguns were limited to single-shot weapons.

What revolver did the Union Army use?

Colt Army Model 1860

Colt Army Model 1860
Type Revolver
Place of origin United States
Service history
In service 1860–1873

When was the Colt 44 made?

The . 44 Colt is an American centerfire revolver cartridge that was produced commercially from 1871 to 1940.

How much did a Colt 45 cost in 1873?

The innovation of metallic cartridges made it easier to reload in a hurry. Reloading had always been an issue because it was slow, unwieldy and required some expertise. Now anybody could do it. In 1873 the Colt SAA sold for $17.50.

What revolvers were used in the Civil War?

The pistol was still growing in prominence as the standard sidearm of military elements during the time of the American Civil War.

  • 1842. Aston Model 1842.
  • 1840. Belgian Pinfire.
  • 1848. Colt Model 1848 (Baby Dragoon)
  • 1851. Colt Model 1851 Navy.
  • 1855. Colt Model 1855 (Root Revolver)
  • 1860. Colt Model 1860 New Army.
  • 1861.
  • 1862.

What is the value of a Colt Model 1860 Army?

When originally produced, the Model 1860 cost approximately $20 per revolver, or in today’s valuation, more than $600. This was rather expensive during the 1860s, both for the United States Army and private citizens.

What is a Colt Single Action?

Colt Single Action Army . The Colt Single Action Army, also known as the Single Action Army, SAA, Model P, Peacemaker, and M1873 is a single-action revolver with a revolving cylinder holding six metallic cartridges.

What is the value of a Colt 45?

That is a nice weapon you have there! Your Colt 45, assuming it is a 5-inch barrel, model 70 and in good overall condition, is valued in the range of $750-$900.