Model No. 3 Schofield 44-40, 7"

Major George W. Schofield of the 10th Cavalry and an army ordinance officer, designed this revolver as an improvement over Smith & Wesson's No. 3 "American" model. Produced by S&W from 1875-1977, the U.S. Army ordered nearly 8,000 in the proprietary .45 Schofield cartridge and many saw service by the 4th Cavalry in the Geronimo campaign and by the buffalo soldiers of the 9th and 10th Cavalry. Schofields were also put to work by the notorious James-Younger gang, U.S. Marshal Bill Tilghman and Custer's chief of scouts "Lonesome Charley" Reynolds. Another roughly 1,000 guns were sold on the civilian market. Favored by many horse soldiers for its top-break, rapid ejection system, many considered it superior to the 1873 Colt Single Action for mounted work. In the 1880s, New York gun dealer Schuyler, Hartley Graham bought surplus Schofields, cut the barrels from 7 to 5 inches, and sold many of them to Wells Fargo & Company.

Cimarron offers the Model No. 3 Schofield, 2nd Model, copied directly from an original in our vast collection of antique firearms. It's available in 3 1/2 inches in .45 Colt, 5 inches in .38 Special or .45 Colt, or the cavalry length 7-inch barrel in .38 SP, .44-40 or .45 Colt. (.45 Colt chambered Cimarron Schofields also handle the .45 Schofield cartridge). Whether you are into the real Old West, or the "reel" West where hombres like the Schofield Kid from Clint Eastwood's Unforgiven, or gunman Charlie Prince from Russell Crowe's 3:10 To Yuma, packed these top-break sixguns, you'll enjoy owning a Cimarron Schofield!
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Major George W. Schofield of the 10th Cavalry and an army ordinance officer, designed this revolver as an improvement over Smith & Wesson's No. 3 "American" model. Produced by S&W from 1875-1977, the U.S. Army ordered nearly 8,000 in the proprietary .45 Schofield cartridge and many saw service by the 4th Cavalry in the Geronimo campaign and by the buffalo soldiers of the 9th and 10th Cavalry. Schofields were also put to work by the notorious James-Younger gang, U.S. Marshal Bill Tilghman and Custer's chief of scouts "Lonesome Charley" Reynolds. Another roughly 1,000 guns were sold on the civilian market. Favored by many horse soldiers for its top-break, rapid ejection system, many considered it superior to the 1873 Colt Single Action for mounted work. In the 1880s, New York gun dealer Schuyler, Hartley Graham bought surplus Schofields, cut the barrels from 7 to 5 inches, and sold many of them to Wells Fargo & Company. Cimarron offers the Model No. 3 Schofield, 2nd Model, copied directly from an original in our vast collection of antique firearms. It's available in 3 1/2 inches in .45 Colt, 5 inches in .38 Special or .45 Colt, or the cavalry length 7-inch barrel in .38 SP, .44-40 or .45 Colt. (.45 Colt chambered Cimarron Schofields also handle the .45 Schofield cartridge). Whether you are into the real Old West, or the "reel" West where hombres like the Schofield Kid from Clint Eastwood's Unforgiven, or gunman Charlie Prince from Russell Crowe's 3:10 To Yuma, packed these top-break sixguns, you'll enjoy owning a Cimarron Schofield!

Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU CA852
Caliber 44-40
Barrel Length 7 in.
Style S & W Replicas
Frame Standard Blue
Finish Standard Blue
Grip 2 Piece Walnut
Overall Length No
Weight 2.65 Lbs.

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