Shooting this 1884 made Old West classic.
This feature appears in the January ‘17 issue of NRA America’s 1st Freedom , one of the official journals of the National Rifle Association.
Like many Western figures, Pat Garrett’s (right) story involves twists and turns, skirting both sides of the law. Though he was appointed by President Theodore Roosevelt as collector of customs in El Paso, Texas, and served...Source: www.americas1stfreedom.org
His gold-washed Colt Thunderer double-action revolver with silver grip panels was manufactured in 1902, just after he was appointed customs collector. However, after being involved in several ill-advised incidents, including passing off a notorious
Sometimes the beauty of a firearm lies in its history and other times, the beauty is much more superficial than that. And still, there are other times that a pretty little beaut fits both bills, such as this Colt Model 1877 “Thunderer.” Part of the
Many of them fired Colt's own .41 Long Colt cartridge and bore the menacing title of Thunderer. These guns often appear in period photos. It is an interesting category of antique firearms. While the big .44s and .45s were the most-often-seen fighting
“The first day I met Dominique Provost-Chalkley, Waverly, she was holding a sawed-off shotgun, Shamier [Anderson] had a 9mm Glock, and I had a Colt Thunderer, and we were at a firing range learning to shoot. So to say 'awesome' is an understatement.”.
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The Colt M1877 was a double-action revolver manufactured by Colt's Patent Fire Arms from January 1877 to 1909 for a total of 166,849 revolvers. The Model 1877 was offered in three calibers, which lent them three unofficial names: the "Lightning", the "Thunderer", and the "Rainmaker".
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Le Colt Paterson fut le premier revolver, créé et breveté par Samuel Colt (brevet américain n°138, 25 février 1836). Les Colt Paterson étaient fabriqués entre 1837 et 1841 par la Patent Arms Mfg. Co. à Paterson dans le New Jersey.