King of the Cowboys
was one of a kind. In everything he did, on screen or off, he gave
his all, living his life with a sense of honesty, integrity and patriotism
that endeared him to fans around the world. His remarkable career
included roles in more than 100 films, numerous popular recordings, a
highly successful television show and membership in the National Cowboy
Hall of Fame and the Country Music Hall of Fame, among other honors.
In the end, however, his greatest legacy is found in the millions of lives
he brightened with countless, treasured hours of great music and wholesome
Today, more than ever, America
appreciates the value of real heroes. That's why we're pleased to
announce an exclusive firearm issue honoring Roy Rogers, an American
icon and champion of fair play. For the Tribute, we selected the
legendary Single Action Revolver. Single Action revolvers found
unprecedented fame and played an important role in America's Western
frontier days. These revolvers played a major role in Hollywood
westerns, turning up in holsters of legendary western movie heroes like
Roy Rogers. From silent classics to the most recent blockbusters,
the Single Action Revolver was the pistol of choice in countless
The "Happy Trails To You" Roy Rogers
Tribute Revolver is a celebration of timeless American ideals and the
legendary entertainer who represented them to generations of adoring fans.
This Tribute is sure to be popular with Roy's many admirers across the
With his tremendous success, Roy never forgot his fans.
Even at the height of his popularity, he tried to make sure every piece of
fan mail that came in -- sometimes as many as two thousand letters a week
-- got a personal response. Roy still made time to visit sick,
injured and orphaned children around the country. Roy Rogers lived
his life by the same code he preached to the young members of the Roy
Rogers Riders Club: "Be courteous and polite ... protect the weak
and help them ... be brave but never take chances ... always respect our
flag and our country." Like the line in Dale's song, "Happy Trails,"
Roy believed, "it's the way you ride the trail that counts." From
the trail's beginning to its end, Roy rode tall and proud, like the hero
|Each revolver is decorated in 24-karat gold. Barrel features the legends
"Happy Trails To You" and Roy Rogers Tribute, each displayed in a flowing
banner, framed by Western-style scrollwork in the tradition of the finest
The recoil shield features a handsome portrait of Roy Rogers. This
incredibly detailed image will certainly bring back your fondest memories
of America's "King of the Cowboys."
Along the backstrap is an image
of Roy and his wonder horse, Trigger. The golden palomino
served Roy faithfully in his film and television adventures.
Here, Trigger rears up on his hind legs in the famous pose he
struck in the many parades, rodeos and other public appearances
he made with Roy over the years. Beneath this image is a
recreation of Roy Roger's signature.
Each revolver now available in this edition is produced for us
by the master craftsmen of Uberti, who have expertly created
this classic firearm just as they have created so many of the
western classics since 1959, and have established themselves as
the premier maker of historical firearms recreations. For
decades, their craftsmen have combined modern high-grade
materials with the time-honored methods of finishing creating
exquisite, working reproductions of history's greatest firearms.
|This edition is issued
in a very limited quantity of 250 Tributes. With a design that melds
efficiency with beauty, the Single Action Revolver is known for its smooth
handling, balance and style, characteristics that earned it a reputation
as a classic Western six-shooter, admired by lawmen and outlaws alike.
Today, the Single Action Revolver remains a popular favorite with
collectors and Old West shooters.
Included with your Tribute is a handsome
display case to protect and display your "Happy Trails to You" Roy Rogers
Model: Single Action
Caliber: .45 LC
Barrel Length: 5 1/2"
Edition Limit: 250
Decoration: Each Tribute revolver is decorated by craftsmen
specifically commissioned by America Remembers.
Since the "Happy Trails To You: Roy Rogers Tribute
Revolver" is a working revolver, it will be shipped to a licensed
of your choice.