It took nearly a lifetime for this veteran collector to realize he’d been holding a frontier bonanza since he was a teenager.
Four replica firearms companies stand out for keeping the spirit of the Old West alive and well.
Review ofJohn Willyard’s U.S. Model 1855 Series of Small Arms.
Back in the 1940s through the 1960s, we kids played outdoors a lot, and we lived our make-believe adventures with the coolest toys ever—cap pistols.
Although it wasn’t well received in the American West, it laid the foundation for Smith & Wesson’s more successful future revolvers.
Review of Thomas G. Alexander’s Brigham Young and the Expansion of the Mormon Faith.
Review of Sharps Firearms, The Percussion Era, 1848-1865, Volume I by Roy Marcot, Edward W. Marron, Jr. and Ron Paxton.
Used in the West of early 1990s, the classic auto pistol looks right at home in frontier-style gunleather.