Uberti presents a new modern style variation of the 1873 Single Action Cattleman revolver, with an octagonal barrel and chambered for the 10 mm Auto
Along sixty years of Uberti history and the making of some of the best and more representative quality replicas of rifles and pistols of the Old West era, the Uberti 1873 Single Action Cattleman family of revolvers has grown to include an incredible number of different models and variations.
New for 2020, one of the last reiterations of the immortal Colt 1873 design is the quite modern looking Uberti 1873 Single Action “Bad Boy”, chambered for the powerful 10mm Auto cartridge.
The Uberti 1873 SA “Bad Boy” is available in two versions, with 6” or 8” octagonal barrels and is meant for precision target sport shooting.
The octagonal barrel provides to this six-shooter a quite attractive mix of traditional and modern looking appearance.
The look is reinforced also by the design of the solid, unfluted cylinder.
The revolver adopts the traditional Uberti Cattleman hammer, equipped with the latest Uberti “Improved” safety system acting on the hammer firing pin.
Barrel, cylinder, frame and all other metal parts are blued to a deep black that gives the Bad Boy an aggressive tone. A walnut, oil finished grip completes the look of the revolver, adding a classy accent to the dark metal.
The barrel sports a ramped target front sight, finely lined to avoid glare, matched by a sporting target rear sight that can be adjusted in windage and elevation. Just in front of the rear sight, the frame is drilled and tapped to accept an optional rail base allowing to mount optical sights.
With its tough build and aggressive yet classy look, the Uberti 1873 SA “Bad Boy” brings all the qualities of the 1873 Single Action Cattleman series into the world of modern sport target shooting.
Established in 1959 by Aldo Uberti as a manufacturer of black powder Civil War era revolvers, the A. Uberti Spa company has gained over the years a fame for skillful craftsmanship of high quality historic reproductions and has expanded its production to a wide catalog of faithful Old West historic firearms, also used in many famous cinema and television productions.
Manufactured with exacting historic accuracy, nonetheless Uberti replicas carry improvements over the originals, making use of modern steels, modern production techniques and machinery, and design modifications that allow Uberti firearms to grant safety and set the standard against which all historic replicas of the American West are judged.