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I Have This Old Gun: Colt 1878 Double-Action Revolver – Guns in the News

Colt’s Mfg. built its business with iconic single-action revolvers, like its Model 1860 Army and the iconic Single Action Army adopted by the U.S. military in 1873. By the late 1870s, however, double-action revolvers were becoming the norm, and Colt’s first attempt at such a design, the Model 1877, was plagued with problems. The company …

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