America Remembers salutes the King of the Cowboys on
the 100th anniversary of his birth. For this historic 100th Anniversary
Tribute, America Remembers is proud to introduce the Roy Rogers
Centennial Tribute Revolver. For this edition, we selected the Classic Colt® Single Action Army® Revolver, a
favorite of Roy Rogers and many of the cowboys of the silver screen.
This American cowboy film-star
did things bigger and better than everyone else.
He represented the highest American
ideals—honesty, courage, faith and fair play.
His name was Roy Rogers, and to this day, he
remains one of the most popular cowboys ever to ride the range during
the golden age of westerns.
In his career, Roy appeared in more than 100
In 1943, he passed Gene Autry to become Hollywood’s
top western star.
He stayed at the top of that list for more
than a decade.
He made taming the Wild West look easy.
For many of us, Roy Rogers will
always be the King of the Cowboys.
was America’s top moneymaking Western star from 1943 to 1954. His comic
books sold 1.3 million copies each month.
He and his wife, the late
and his horse, Trigger, appeared in scores of movies together.
The Roy Rogers Show aired from 1942-1957, on
both the radio and television.
He was dedicated to his fans, enlisting the
help of his wife and relatives to answer as many fan letters as
possible. He sometimes received as many as 2,000 letters a week—some
from women asking him to marry them!
Growing up with Roy was a special
time for many of us, and his films and television shows bring back fond
As you know, his dynasty is built on fine films,
great music, and family values, and his reign brought joy to millions of
He shared with us not only their entertaining
adventures in the fictional West, but real-life inspirational messages
that came straight from the heart.
-The backstrap features Roy with Trigger and it
reads, “King of the Cowboys.”
-The image of Roy Rogers
strumming his guitar recalls the singing cowboy who we enjoyed listening
to for so many years.
The Gun That
Won The West
For the Roy Rogers
Centennial Tribute Revolver, we all agreed that nothing else would do
but the legendary Colt®
.45 Single Action Army®
got the spotlight in many Hollywood Westerns, showing up in the hands of
Roy Rogers, and other silver screen giants, such as Gene Autry, Hopalong
Cassidy and John Wayne.
Each Roy Rogers revolver is decorated by craftsmen specifically commissioned by
America Remembers in elegant 24-karat gold and nickel with an overall
lustrous blued finish. Our craftsmen pride
themselves on their attention to detail.
The frame is polished and glistens with its
lustrous blued finish.
The checkered faux ivory grips add a fine touch
of elegance to the Tribute.
With the Roy Rogers Centennial Tribute Revolver,
you will have a classic American revolver decorated in exquisite style.
The barrel is adorned from end to end with
scrollwork in the classic style of the Old West.
On both sides of the barrel, a banner
unfurls with the legend, "Roy Rogers Centennial Tribute.”
Each revolver comes with a handsome luxuriously lined display case
contoured to fit the revolver. Included is a brass plaque that reads,
“Roy Rogers Centennial Tribute Revolver. Issued by America Remembers.
An Edition of 100.”
This museum-quality Tribute features a portrait of
Roy and his sweetheart Dale together on the cylinder, the King of the
Cowboys and the Queen of the West.
birthday anniversary is in 2012.)