The Guns of the Old West

“The Guns of the Old West” consists of a series of short articles on various makes and models of guns that played a key role in the West. While each article speaks on a model in general, a specific firearm of that type will be featured in the article. The author has personally taken photographs of the guns and done research on each specific one, many from his own collection. This will provide you with rich history of a specific piece that served hard time in the American West.

1860 Spencer 56-56
Allen and Thurber Pepperbox
British Brown Bess
Colt Burgess .44-40
Colt M1855 Revolving Carbine
Evans 1871 Model
Marlin Model 1881
Model 1873 Colt SAA “Peacemaker”
Model 1894 Colt Bisley Flattop
Musser Kentucky Style Muzzleloader
Noble Revolving Kentucky Rifle


    Guns of the Old West – Research Articles

The Colt-Burgess .44-40 Lever Action Rifle

Colt Walker Model 1847

Colt Dragoon Army Percussion Revolver

Winchester Model 1873 Repeating Rifle

Remington Rolling Block Rifle No. 1

Colt 1851 Navy Revolver

1874 Sharps Cavalry Carbine

Spencer 56-56 Repeating Rifle

1858 Starr Revolver

Smith & Wesson Model No. 3 Schofield Revolver

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