The Colt Single Action Army, more commonly known as the Peacemaker, is the ubiquitous symbol of the American Cowboy and one of the most collectible guns ever made. 'Doc' OMeara details the history of this well-known firearm with information directly from factory records. He also provides a look at guns that have and continue to compete with Colt for the gun buyers dollar. Since production began in 1873, hundreds of thousands of these revolvers have been delivered all over the world and collectors continue to search for just the right piece to complete their collection. OMeara outlines all of the available collector information from serial numbers to production figures to the available calibers. Gun collectors the world over will want this reference for their shelf. Detailed information on rare revolvers by Colt. Performance evaluations for original guns and replicas. -Production figures by serial number and date. 160pp.