The Starr Arms Company of Binghampton and Yonkers, New York, made the double action Army revolver in the late 1850 and early 1860's with a total quantity of about 23,000. The double action of the Starr revolver is unique in that there are essentially two triggers. The large front trigger rotates and locks the cylinder and at the end of its travel depresses the rear trigger which allows the hammer to fall. Grips are one piece European walnut with a satin finish. All metal parts are of steel and blued. .44 caliber with 6" tapered round barrel. Barrel is rifled with 7 lands and grooves with are .005 inches deep and have a twist rate of 1 turn in 30 inches. The front sight is dove tailed on the barrel and rear sight ingrooved on the hammer nose. Uses #11 size cap. Recommended load is 22 grains FFFg powder, .454 round ball, with a .44 revolver wad. Original style markings are located on either side of the frame. Made in Italy by Pietta. THIS PRODUCT CANNOT BE SHIPPED TO NEW JERSEY OR CANADA.
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