Guns of the Old West
Finding Colt Paterson Reproductions Is Just as Hard as Finding Originals
The gun that launched one of America's most important gunmakers, the Colt Paterson, proves a tough get today, both original and reproduction.
A Look at the Last of the Incredibly Rare Tiffany Colt Revolvers
Elaborately engraved and meticulous and difficult to produce, the rare and exotic Tiffany Colt revolvers are highly sought-after collectors' items.
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Eli Whitney Jr., the Whitneyville Armory and the Colts They Produced
During the 1800s, few companies produced pistols quite like Eli Whitney and the Whitneyville Armory, a legacy that continues into today.
How People Use to Practice Concealed Carry With Old West Guns
From pocket pistols to purse guns to tucked away Peacemakers, heroes and outlaws alike carried old west guns concealed throughout the era.
13 Incredible Belly Gun Pistols That Span the Decades
From Derringers to cut down single- and double-action revolvers, the Belly Gun emerged as one of the more popular guns of the late 1800s.
Patton’s Colt: The Cimarron Patton Laser-Engraved Frontier Pistol
Inspired by General George S. Patton's famous six-gun, Patton's Colt gets new life with the Cimarron Patton Laser-Engraved Frontier Pistol.
Recreating the Famous Holster Rigs of ‘Shane’ & ‘Have Gun, Will Travel’
Two of Hollywood's classic Westerns inspired the recreations of a couple of fine leather holster rigs to tote your vintage fighting iron.
Why the .36 Caliber Pistol Was the Most Popular Among Early Gunfighters
In the hands of the immortal Wild Bill Hickok and others, the Colt Model 1851 Navy, and with it the .36 Caliber Pistol, became the guns of legend.
Gun Test: The Fast-Handling Marlin Model 1895 Trapper in .45-70
The all-weather, bead-blasted, big-loop lever-action Marlin Model 1895 Trapper in the timeless .45-70 announces the company's return to its roots.