Thursday, September 17, 2009

How Smart are you?

Wild Bill Hickock commonly carried a brace of:

A. Remington 1858s in .44

B. Colt Peacemakers in .44-40

C. Colt 1860 Armys in .44

D. Colt 1851 Navys in .36Add Video

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Following the Civil War, Hickock received a matching pair of silver-plated .36 Navy revolvers from a wealthy hunter. These were his daily carry pieces. When expecting trouble, he would often carry heavier Dragoon or 1860 models. There is no record of him carrying Remingtons or Peacemakers.
Photo by Dick