Top strap

Top strap

The leather strap that held the top of the Hames tight around the collar (equivalent to the Hame strap at the bottom of the Hames).
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It wears serial number 95XX, which is matched on the cylinder, as well as the underside of the top strap. Under the left grip on the frame is stamped a "P" and an "R".
According to markings on the top strap, the brand (or model) is "The Oliver," with patents dated March 28, 1871 and May 27, 1879.
Remington did a better job with their first .44 percussion revolver by using a top strap with a trough cut down the middle for the rear sight matched with a very thin front sight.
With the grooved top strap and standard front sight, many of the modern single action revolvers do not fire to the point of aim but getting them regulated isn't that great a problem.
Rather than wearing the top strap over my chest and shoulder (like I should have been) I was wearing it under my arm.
pass the lower straps through the dog's front legs, and snap them on both sides to the top strap (which is easy to identify and position, given its contrasting color).
The Scot is craving another world title tilt as he is desperately missing having a top strap around his waist.
Overall length: 9.5 inches (4-inch barrel) Barrel length: 4, 5 & 6 inches Weight: 34 ounces Capacity 6 Sights: Front--Round blade Rear--Groove in top strap Grips: Walnut SPECIFICATIONS--COLT OFFICIAL POLICE Caliber: .38 Spl.
Specifications Manufacturer Armi Perazzi Gauge 28 Action Boss type (barrels pivot on trunnions; dual locking lugs) Barrels 29 1/2 inches tested (26"-34" available) Stock Two-piece, oil-finished walnut; pistol grip Trigger Single selective, average pull 3 1/2 lbs Sights Single front bead Safety Slide on top strap, manual (automatic safety optional) Overall Length 47 inches (w/ 29 1/2-inch barrels) Weight 6.8 pounds Finish Blued receiver w/ border engraving (higher grade available) Accessories Fitted case, 7 chokes MSRP $14,800