Pietta Pistol Identification


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sta500rdr
March 8, 2013, 04:41 PM
I picked up a pile of various guns from my aunt and uncles shop today. I have identified most of them but there are two that I have yet to figure out. One is a Pietta Colt Replica of some sort I am guessing. It has a navy scent on the cylinder, so I am guessing some sort of navy revolver. I have one that is an 1851 Navy replica, but it has an octagonal barrel. This one has a round barrel but looks relatively the same. Could it also be an 1851 Navy Replica? Sorry the pictures arent all that great.
http://i1075.photobucket.com/albums/w430/DoubleOXJ/82C8AC61-206C-4ABD-8482-38C3F482CF59-1012-00000125D5B4FA49.jpg

The second one is unidentified completely. I am guessing it is also a Pietta of some sort, I cannot get the ramrod down to see the ID markings. It is much smaller than the other pistols. Any help would be great. Thanks!
http://i1075.photobucket.com/albums/w430/DoubleOXJ/A1840276-9A44-46C7-8432-7B35E28EB55C-1012-00000125D125C283.jpg

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1KPerDay
March 8, 2013, 04:44 PM
First one 1860 Army .44 (yes, it has a Navy scene), second one 1862 Police .36. Probably Uberti

sta500rdr
March 8, 2013, 04:48 PM
Sweet. Thanks that helps a ton. Is there any information on these on how to tear them down, clean them up? They look like they have been in a box for the last 5 years. Or are they just like a colt as far as mechanics?

MedWheeler
March 8, 2013, 11:25 PM
There's plenty of stuff on YouTube on these. You can also drop down to the Black Powder forum here on THR; plenty of people there with lots of info on these revolvers.

1KPerDay
March 8, 2013, 11:55 PM
Far as I know they're identical to Colts in disassembly/parts (not necessarily interchangeable parts, but same design).

StrawHat
March 9, 2013, 05:58 AM
Basic dissembly routine is:

Use a non marking hammer handle (ie wood) and whack the wedge to get it started. Remove wedge and use rammer to pop barrel from frame. After that, it involves screwdrivers and a bit more finesse.

That Pocket Police is a nice revolver. There should be a couple of letters (maybe in a box) that identify what year it was proofed. The letters are found on the frame.

The 44 is a copy of a revolver that never existed.

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