Originally Posted by jondar
Sorry, I didn't understand your reply. Are you saying only 37,000 U. S. models were produced.
Yep, the government ordered slightly less than 37,000. The new Colt was a big hit during the Indian wars. Well, with the exception of Custer. He carried a pair of Webleys, and he eventually got what he deserved.
The term Single Action Army was born, and is applied today to Cavalry and Civilian models alike by many people.