1872 OPEN TOP LATE MODEL bbl. 7 ½″

1872 OPEN TOP LATE MODEL

The 1872 Colt Open Top Revolvers were produced simultanneously with the Richards and Richards-Mason Conversion. Between February 1872 until June 1873 a total of 7 000 pieces were produced. This Colt revolver is not a conversion but was produced for metallic cartridfges: the barrel cylinder and frame were made intentionally whereas parts such as the grip assembly and the internal components were adapted from the Navy `51 and the Army `60. Production stopped abruptly when the Single Action was introduced.

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The 1872 Colt Open Top Revolvers were produced simultanneously with the Richards and Richards-Mason Conversion. Between February 1872 until June 1873 a total of 7 000 pieces were produced. This Colt revolver is not a conversion but was produced for metallic cartridfges: the barrel cylinder and frame were made intentionally whereas parts such as the grip assembly and the internal components were adapted from the Navy `51 and the Army `60. Production stopped abruptly when the Single Action was introduced.


FinishesTechnicalParts and Schematics
000: STANDARD
A00: OLD WEST ANTIQUE PATINA FINISH REV.
C00: CHARCOAL BLUE FINISH
W00: WHITE FINISH FOR REV.
N00: NICKEL PLATING FOR REV.
Caliber: .38SP – .38Colt – .44Colt – .44SP – .45LC -.45Scho
Length of Barrel: 4¾” – 5½” – 7½”
Overall Length: bbl. 7½” 13.03″
Weight: bbl. 7½” 2.51 lbs
Barrel: Forged steel
Frame: Forged steel and color case
Cylinder: Engraved
Triggerguard: Brass
Grip: One piece walnut
Cylinder: 6
Barrel Shape: Round Tapered



Item Model Barrel Length cal.
0900 OPEN TOP REV.7.1/2″.44COLT CAT11098 LATE MODEL 7.1/2” 44 COLT




0902 OPEN TOP REV.7.1/2″.45SCHOF.CT11099 LATE MODEL 7.1/2” 45S.& W.




0903 OPEN TOP REV.7.1/2″.38SPEC.CAT11100 LATE MODEL 7.1/2” 38 SPEC.




0904 OPEN TOP REV. 7.1/2″.38LC CAT11096 LATE MODEL 7.1/2” 38LC




0916 OPEN TOP REV.7.1/2″.45COLT CAT12309 LATE MODEL 7.1/2” 45LC




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