Cimarron CA925 1851 Richards-Mason 38 Special 6 Shot, 7.50" Blued Octagon Barrel & Cylinder, Color Case Hardened Steel Frame, Brass Bead Front Sight, Walnut Grip

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Patented July 2, 1872, Colt employees Charles B. Richards and William Mason, combined their ideas for converting Colt's percussion revolvers to self-contained metallic cartridge, breech loading arms. Originally working with the percussion arms parts already in stock, guns were converted, however as they began to run out of the cap and ball components, the company began producing new sixguns as metal cartridge arms, rather than conversions. Although the numbers produced only amounted to a few thousand specimens (around 2,100 1860 Army models and about 3,800 1851 Navy models). El Paso's city marshal Dallas Stoudenmire packed a cut down Richards-Mason Army Colt. and John H. "Doc" Holliday packed a '51 new-made Navy model. Today's shooters enjoy the looks and handling capabilities of these conversion revolvers that combine the sleek lines of percussion revolvers with the convenience of self-contained cartridge sixguns. Due to the high cost and scarcity of originals, Cimarron's Richards-Mason conversions are ideal for Cowboy Action competitors as well as nostalgic gun buffs alike.

Type Cartridge Conversion Revolver
Caliber 38 Special
Barrel Length 7.5"
Capacity 6
Hammer Style
Grips Walnut
Weight 2.83 lbs
Frame Description Brass/Case Hardened
Frame Size
Cylinder Finish Blued
Barrel Finish Blue Octagon Barrel
Barrel Length Range
Weight Range

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