These big caliber revolvers were sleeker and had a modern design. The 1860 Army because of its lighter weight, improved balance, and superior ballistics was adopted by the U.S. Ordinance and became very popular with mounted troops. These .44 caliber, 8 round barrel percussion revolvers were to be the issue side arm for the U.S. Army for many years. Action: Single Action Size: 13 3/4″ Caliber: 0.44 Capacity: 6 Barrel: 8″ Round – Blue Finish Manufacturer: Pietta Sights: Brass Twist/Grooves: 1:30″ Weight: 2.375 lbs. Stock/Grip: Walnut Color/Finish: Steel frame, brass butt plate and steel trigger guard Call for Price and availability When ordering reproduction firearms from Regimental Quartermaster, please be aware of the following: Due to state law in New Jersey, we are unable to ship firearms there. We can not ship our reproduction Firearms outside of the United States. Before firing any of the listed firearms, we recommend a thorough cleaning of the rifle or revolver. We offer guides on care and maintenance of the firearms in our book section. We recommend that any live firing should be done with an experienced shooter present. Must be 18 years of age to purchase any firearms. NOTE: ALL black powder musket and revolver shipments require an adult signature for delivery!