Originally Posted by jondar
Quote: There were no nickled U. S. revolvers."
In Keith's book "Sixguns" he states that the Indian scouts who served alongside the troops were issued 1873 Model Colts with nickel finish. The reason given was that the Indians took such abominable care of their weapons that the nickel finish would better prevent rusting. Was he mistaken?
Out of 37,000 produced...no nickel.