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That is really cool, I have a Navy Arms G&U, same pattern/year. Didn't know until now that year was '58 very cool. OP your top post has a line "check this link" with no link. Anyway you'd mind reposting that? Any info I can get on my revolver the better, been holding off on doing anything with it since its hard to know if there's a market for them or not; been tough finding a lot of info about G & U's from that era, almost all the stuff you find online is for later runs that have proof marks and date stamps.
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Colts / Re: Stainless Steel Percussion Colt's
« Last post by Fingers McGee on July 10, 2018, 01:10:38 PM »
This should get it to the top of the list.  Latest info on SS Colts

Stainless Steel Percussion Colts

In the early to mid 1980s, Uberti produced a line of stainless steel percussion Colt revolvers that were imported to the US by Allen Firearms, Santa Fe, NM; Southwest Muzzleloaders Supply, Inc. Angleton, TX, Uberti USA, and possibly others.  They are now also known to have been sold in Europe under the HEGE dealer name. 

Phil Spangenberger did an article about these stainless revolvers in the October 1983 issue of Guns and Ammo Magazine. According to the article, the models that were being imported were the 1851 Navy, 1860 Army, 1861 Navy, 1862 Pocket Navy, and 1862 Pocket police. Thanks to Dr. J.L. Davis of RPRCA, Claremore, OK, I have a 1984 price list for Uberti products that lists fourteen different models of Stainless Steel Colts produced by Uberti at that time. Subsequent price lists expanded the line to 16 models by adding 4 ½ inch barreled Pocket Navy and Pocket Police. The known model list is:

1851 Navy, Oval Trigger guard Revolver, Cal. .36
1851 Navy, Square back Trigger guard Revolver, Cal. .36 *@
1851 Navy, “Sheriff’s Model” Oval Trigger guard Revolver, Cal. .36 *
1851 Navy, “Sheriff’s Model” Square back Trigger guard Revolver, Cal. .36
1860 Army, Military, Cut For Stock, Cal. .44 *@
1860 Army, Military, With Fluted Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .44*@
1861 Navy, Military, Cut For Stock, Revolver, Cal. .36 * @
1861 Navy, Civilian, Revolver, Cal. .36
1861 Navy, Military, With Fluted Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36*
1861 Navy, Civilian, With Fluted Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36
1862 Police, Semi-Fluted Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36, Barrel 4 ½”@
1862 Police, Semi-Fluted Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36, Barrel 5 ½”*@
1862 Police, Semi-Fluted Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36, Barrel 6 ½”
1862 Pocket Navy, Engraved Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36, Barrel 4 ½”*
1862 Pocket Navy, Engraved Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36, Barrel 5 ½”*@
1862 Pocket Navy, Engraved Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36, Barrel 6 ½”
(* - have identified location of examples of these models)
(@ - have this model)

The current total of known revolvers is thirty three. I have nine of these revolvers and know of twenty Four in the hands of other collectors or BP shooters. Two of the known revolvers are in Switzerland, one is in England, one in Spain, and now one has turned up in Poland.  The Swiss and Polish models are marked Original Hege on the barrel, the English model has the typical Allen Firearms barrel address, and the one in Spain has a blank barrel.

Anyone with information concerning Allen Firearms, Southwest Muzzleloaders Supply or any other Uberti Stainless Steel Colt style revolvers is requested to contact fingersmcgee@charter.net  I am seeking information as to models, manufacture dates, serial numbers, barrel markings, barrel lengths, trigger guards, and any other characteristics as well as catalog, brochure, and original packaging information. 
Of course, if anyone has any for sale, I would be interested in that also.
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General Discussion / Re: Revolver care
« Last post by tljack on July 09, 2018, 08:53:52 PM »
I bet you do Capt!
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General Discussion / Re: Revolver care
« Last post by Captainkirk on July 08, 2018, 10:10:02 PM »
You and I have the same problem, Terry!
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Have you sold this gun?

Terry
Terry, The gun is still for sale.
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Brass or iron frame?  Serial number?  Does it have a date code stamp?
Iron Frame, and I'll have to look at the rest. BTW, there are pictures, at least I can see them.
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Have you sold this gun?

Terry
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Brass or iron frame?  Serial number?  Does it have a date code stamp? 

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This is now Sold ! Thank you forum members!

An "Original" "Reproduction!" Ha
I have a First Year of Production Navy Arms, 1851 Navy Revolver in 36 Caliber that I could part with. If this interests you, please PM me.

this following descriiption is something I found on the interwebs re: this gun:
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This gun has no Italian proof marks and is not marked blackpowder only. The only marks are "NAVY ARMS CO" on the left side of the frame and on the barrel top flat, on the right side of the barrel "MADE IN ITALY" and the letters "GU" in script. These guns began production in 1958 to be ready for the Centennial of the Civil War. They were produced by Gregorelli and Uberti. They are the earliest Navy Arms made. In the early days of the Navy Arms / Uberti connection, Gregorelli actually produced the metal parts for the revolvers and Uberti assembled them.

This is a copy of a "Civilian Model". None of the attachments for the shoulder stock are on this revolver. There are no safety pins on the breech of the cylinder and the hammer face does not have the notch for the pins. The hammer does sport a non-traditional square notch for a rear sight, very well done and visible to my old eyes. The revolver appears unfired. The cylinder is not engraved but smooth. Very nice and very early production, I believe 2000 were produced. These are very scarce and near impossible to find in such fine original condition.

These revolvers are extremely collectible. This is one of the first Uberti made replicas that Val Forgett had imported. Great find and it's worth preserving this very collectible piece. Also included is the original wood grain box and powder flask. The gun is in excellent condition and may not have been fired.
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Click here for another forums thread on this revolver

There's a wood case and flask that accompany the gun, and they're in "ok" condition.

I'm still trying to figure out my asking price, and I'm open to offers.
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General Discussion / Cabela's affiliate links
« Last post by Smokey on June 03, 2018, 06:17:57 PM »
Most members do not use the Cabela's links on these forums, but the same deal is offered here as any other Cabela's link or directly from Cabela's. It is much appreciated when members order through our links. The payoff is small, 3 percent or so, but the revenue helps with operational costs.
I find members posting affiliate links from other forums, members bragging about their purchase and posting other forum's affiliate links to their purchased products. Members and guests from Black Powder Smoke or the 1858 Remington forum, click the link and if they buy the item or browse and buy something else, the other forum gets a commission. How nice.
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