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Gavels 'n' Paddles: Colt Walker Revolver, $1.035 million, Rock Island

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Colt Walker Revolver, $1.035 million, Rock Island

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall The last martial Colt Walker revolver, in museum-worthy condition, sold for $1.035 million at Premier Gun Auction #77 held Sept. 6-8 by Rock Island Auction Company in Rock Island, Ill. Also, a John Ulrich Winchester 1895 that once belonged to famed Western author Zane […]

The Iconic Pepperbox Revolving Pistol

The Iconic Pepperbox Revolving Pistol

By Charles Worman If one were to prepare a short list of those distinctly American firearms of pre-1900 vintage which have iconic status, you would almost certainly find the Pennsylvania long rifle, Henry Deringer’s pocket pistol, Samuel Colt’s revolver, Christian Sharps’ breech loading rifle, Smith & Wesson’s metallic cartridge revolver, and the Winchester repeating rifle. […]