High Standard BP Revolvers


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arcticap
June 14, 2006, 02:21 PM
I saw a NIB High Standard Bicentennial Edition 1776-1976 Revolver in a gunshop that's been long sold. I saw another NIB one up for auction in the past year and they both looked beautifully finished.
I thought that they were completely made in the USA but I came across this High Standard website that mentions they weren't:

These guns were a series of .36 caliber Cap and ball revolvers which began production in 1974 and ran through 1976. These are reproductions of the Confederate copies of the Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver. Note most Confederate copies of the Colt had round barrels not the octagonal barrel found on the Colt. The frames were made by High Standard and the balance of the parts by Uberti. The guns were assembled and finished by High Standard.

http://www.histandard.info/models/revolvers/blackpowder.html

I didn't realize how many were made, who supplied the parts and have never heard anybody mention actually shooting one.
Has anyone else ever seen one of these models, shot one or heard how well they perform?
The steel framed model in the gunshop was selling for $350 at the time, so I suppose most are never fired.

There's a brass frame model listed for sale in Australia NIB for $1500 (Aussie), but there's no picture!

High Standard Schneider & Glassick Commemorative (unfired) 36 cal percussion revolver in presentation case with knife, 1000 made in 1976, #00565, A7, $1500

http://www.potfire.com.au/plist/default.htm

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Manyirons
June 14, 2006, 03:52 PM
Tha BOSS has, pretty much like any other open top was his opinion. Steel frame that is, mentioned he got exactly ONE brass frame NOT high standard once jus ta get data on frame stretch then exploded it jus for the fun of it.

arcticap
June 15, 2006, 01:08 AM
I guess that the brass frame did stretch some then! :D

arcticap
October 17, 2006, 01:34 PM
http://pictures.auctionarms.com/6062163910/c7c97da0368e573010cbbca34facca71.jpg?aa=20061017101900

http://pictures.auctionarms.com/6062163910/fb836420114a1b19b804ae864cc81bb8.jpg?aa=20061017102652

http://pictures.auctionarms.com/6062163910/8c9f43c7affe182d37c3173c98826812.jpg?aa=20061017102652

http://pictures.auctionarms.com/6062163910/4556b6bb07cce6eacbb201a76ae20986.jpg?aa=20061017102652


http://www.auctionarms.com/search/displayitem.cfm?itemnum=7677747&aa=%20%20%20High%20Standard%20American%20Bicentennial

sundance44s
October 17, 2006, 03:36 PM
Nice lookin Pistola .. where`s the Remington version ??????? I want an American made 1858 Remington .:banghead:

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