Thread: 1800's .44's
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Old August 3, 2012, 04:53 PM   #13
mete
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The 44 Russian was introduced by S&W in 1870 IIRC for a large contract for the Russian army.That's why you don't see very many S&W revolvers in the west.The cartridge was considered the most accurate handgun catridge of the time.It was replaced by the 44 special.
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