1878 Colt DA


1878 Colt DA

Caliber: .44-40

Barrel Length: 7 ½"

The 1878 was Colt's second double action revolver. Commonly called the Frontier Revolver, this was much larger than Colt's first double action making it possible to shoot .44-40 and .45 LC cartridges. These were offered in seven different calibers and ended production in 1907. Jailor George Maledon was known to carry 1878 Colts.

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