"God made men, but Sam Colt made them equal," was an Old West saying referring to the Colt .45 "Peacemaker." When the 1873 Single Action Army (SAA) hit the market, the U.S. Army purchased 93,000. Custer's troops at the Little Big Horn were armed with the new revolvers and lawmen and outlaws alike were quick to adopt the new six-shooter.
Cattleman models are made in "old" or "new models" with fixed or adjustable sights. Optional finishes include charcoal blue, polished nickel, stainless steel, and old west antique.
Uberti has re-created some of the special-order single action cattleman six-shooters that would have been right at home on the dangerous streets of Dodge City, Kansas.
The Uberti 1873 Cattleman series replicates many popular variations of the Colt 1873 Single Action Army, arguably the best-selling pistol ever produced.
The Hombre is a very popular, "no frills- take no prisoners" SAA revolver. The heavy duty matte finish is made for shootin'. Don't be a daisy!
Not long ago, an employee at Colt was looking through old invoice files and found a special order for a Colt .45 Peacemaker with a 4" barrel, nickel finish, and ivory grips. The request, penned on stationery from the Long Branch Saloon in Dodge City, was from lawman Bat Masterson.
Soldiers, lawmen, and outlaws alike had a fondness for these single actions. Now you can claim your own piece of six-shooter history by ordering one of these classic Uberti revolvers for yourself.
“New Model” with a spring-loaded cylinder pin retainer (above).
^The New Model (NM) Cattleman (above, left) features a slightly higher fixed front sight and an oblong ejector-plunger grip, while the Old Model