About Colt Revolvers

The Colt legend dates to 1836, when the United States Government issued Sam Colt a patent for the world’s first commercially viable revolving cylinder firearm. Since that time no firearm has been more intimately associated with the Colt name and story than the revolver.

From Sam Colt’s original revolver, to the Walker Colt made famous during the Mexican War, to the 1873 Single Action Army®, to the modern day classic Colt Python®, Colt has defined the standard of excellence that others strive to match.

No Colt revolver has earned greater acclaim than the 1873 Single Action Army revolving cylinder firearm (SAA). SAA owners have included the most famous and infamous of America’s frontier past: Theodore Roosevelt, Buffalo Bill Cody, Wyatt Earp, Pat Garrett, Billy the Kid, and countless others who, with the support of Colt revolvers, created the American West of history and legend.

Colt’s Manufacturing Company is proud to offer the 1873 Single Action Army revolving cylinder firearm in an array of calibers, barrel lengths and styles that will appeal to every enthusiast of heirloom quality handguns.