Rare guns from the NRA Museum - JFK Colt New Frontier. Note the serial number PT109. This was specially made in 1963 for the President complete with the Presidential Seal, but he was assassinated before it could be presented to him.
❦ Ruger Super Blackhawk A beefed up version of Ruger's original Blackhawk single action revolver, the Super Blackhawk easily digested massive quantities of the hottest .44 magnum loads available. It became a favorite with handgun hunters, and those trekking big bear country, and remains a standard by which other big bores are measured.
GUN OF THE DAY – Smith & Wesson Schofield Revolver.This week’s NRA Gun Gurus presented by Henry Repeating Arms episode, “Guns of the Old West," features today’s GOTD. This Smith & Wesson came on the frontier scene shortly after the Colt Single Action Army, but left its mark in the West. The Second Model Schofield single action revolver, was like the Colt, in .45 caliber, but utilized a shorter metallic cartridge. From 1876 to 1877 almost 6,000 Second Model Schofields were produced.
The Colt Peacemaker pistol, "The Gun that Won the West". Single Action Army Revolver; Popularized by Gunslingers & Lawmen of the American West. The 1st Colt Revolver to use Metal Cartridges & Continues to Symbolize the Old West.