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Gun Used By Bill?


#1

I have a question about the single action revolver that was used by Bill in the movies. I know it’s a 45 Colt because you can see the bullet caliber when he fires the gun in Vol. 1 and there is a better view of the gun in Vol. 2. Does anyone know the make and model?


#2

If I’m not mistaken I think it’s a model 17, 1896 Colt .45. The same as the decorative ones that Patton wore on his belt.


#3

An original Colt?

One thing I notice about it in Vol. 2 is the “birdshead” style mother of pearl grip design of the gun. I’m not sure when they started making them with those type of grips.