Who could ever forget Richard Boone as Paladin? The 50s-era TV Westerns were rife with unusual firearms, including LeMats and loop lever Winchesters, but Boone’s Paladin was mainstream all the way. The San Francisco knight errant did his serious work with a 7.5-inch Peacemaker, but occasionally produced an unusual little gun from behind the belt buckle of his Alfonso rig.
It was a Remington Double Derringer and that gun was very much a part of the real Old West. Reflect for a moment on those times and this unique little gun.
Who could ever forget Richard Boone as Paladin? The 50s-era TV Westerns were rife…
by Rick Miller / Feb 1, 2008