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Guns of the Wild West


Military | American History

Rather unsurprisingly, the taming of the American 'Wild West' was handled by none other than the gun.

There are a total of [ 22 ] Guns of the Wild West entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary operator.

This list showcases firearms that adhere to the 'myth' period of the Wild West - that is, those guns seen during the span romanticized by Hollywood films and other media. This span typically ranges from 1783 to 1920 and is also known as the 'Old West'. The actual recognized span of the true American Frontier period spans 1607 to 1912.




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1839
Picture of the Colt Model 1839
Colt Model 1839
Revolving Carbine / Shotgun
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1855
Picture of the Colt Model 1855 Revolving Carbine
Colt Model 1855 Revolving Carbine
Six-Shot Service Rifle / Sniper Rifle
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1860
Picture of the Colt Model 1860 New Army
Colt Model 1860 New Army
Six-Shot Percussion Revolver
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1873
Picture of the Colt Single Action Army (Colt 45 / Peacemaker)
Colt Single Action Army (Colt 45 / Peacemaker)
Six-Shot Revolver
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1847
Picture of the Colt Walker
Colt Walker
Six-Shot Revolver
6/22
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1860
Picture of the Cooper Pocket Double Action
Cooper Pocket Double Action
Five-Shot Percussion Revolver
7/22
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1825
Picture of the Deringer (Derringer Pocket Pistol)
Deringer (Derringer Pocket Pistol)
Concealed-Carry Pocket Pistol
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1861
Picture of the Gatling Model 1861
Gatling Model 1861
Battlefield Support Weapon
9/22
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1859
Picture of the Manhattan Navy
Manhattan Navy
Revolver
10/22
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1864
Picture of the Metropolitan Navy Model 1864
Metropolitan Navy Model 1864
Percussion Cap Revolver
11/22
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1861
Picture of the Remington Model 1858 Army
Remington Model 1858 Army
Six-Shot Percussion Revolver
12/22
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1875
Picture of the Remington Model 1875 New Army
Remington Model 1875 New Army
Six-Shot Single-Action Revolver
13/22
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1867
Picture of the Sharps Model 1867 (Carbine)
Sharps Model 1867 (Carbine)
Single-Shot, Breech-Loading Percussion Cap Carbine
14/22
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1862
Picture of the Smith & Wesson Model 2 Army
Smith & Wesson Model 2 Army
Six-Shot Service Revolver
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1869
Picture of the Smith & Wesson Model 3 (Schofield)
Smith & Wesson Model 3 (Schofield)
Six-Shot Revolver
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1860
Picture of the Spencer Rifle / Carbine
Spencer Rifle / Carbine
Lever-Action Repeating Firearm
17/22
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1855
Picture of the Volcanic Arms Model 1855
Volcanic Arms Model 1855
Pistol-Carbine
18/22
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1872
Picture of the Webley Bull Dog
Webley Bull Dog
Five-Shot Pocket Revolver
19/22
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1866
Picture of the Winchester Model 1866
Winchester Model 1866
Lever-Action Repeating Rifle
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1873
Picture of the Winchester Model 1873
Winchester Model 1873
Lever-Action Repeating Rifle / Carbine
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1876
Picture of the Winchester Model 1876
Winchester Model 1876
Lever-Action Repeating Rifle
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1892
Picture of the Winchester Model 1892
Winchester Model 1892
Lever-Action Rifle
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