The U.S. Fire Arms Mfg. Co.
) Henry Nettleton Cavalry revolver
is machined from solid steel bar stock and features properly tempered springs and a hand-built action. It is painstakingly accurate to 1878 Colt Single Action Army
pistols inspected by Henry Nettleton and is available only in the Nettleton-inspected serial numbers 47,056-51,083. It is available in .45 Colt
caliber with 5½ inch or 7½ inch barrel. It is finished in a historically correct bluing process the company calls Armory Blue
and the frame, gate, and hammer are hardened in the company's trademarked Old Armory Bone Case
process, which gives these parts a mottled appearance. The Henry Nettleton Cavalry
revolver features the same cartouche stampings as the originals, the same markings on parts, and the stamping style is true to the originals. The 5½ inch barrel gun is the Artillery
model, and the 7½ inch barrel gun is the Cavalry
model. The gun's frame is the black powder variation and the rear sight is a "V" notch while the front has a blade sight. These are considered the finest reproductions of the guns inspected by Henry Nettleton. The U.S. Fire Arms Government Inspector series includes reproductions of not only Henry Nettleton-inspected guns, but also those inspected by Orville W. Ainsworth
(serial numbers 200-14,383), David F. Clark (serial numbers 53,006-121,238), John E. Greer (serial numbers 81,918-111,632), and Rinaldo A. Carr (serial numbers 130,438-140,361). They are popular for Cowboy action shooting
and are entirely American made
. The U.S. Fire Arms Safety and Instructional Manual for Single Action Firearms
describes safe handling procedures and user responsibility.