Once Upon a Time in the West

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Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

The following weapons were used in the film Once Upon a Time in the West:


Single Action Army

Seen in the hands of Harmonica (Charles Bronson), Frank (Henry Fonda), and Cheyenne (Jason Robards), as well as many other characters are Single Action Army revolvers in various barrel lengths and finishes.

Colt Single Action Army w/ 5" barrel. (Used by Jason Robards and Charles Bronson in film, with blued finish.)
Cheyenne takes Harmonica's blued 5" Artillery SAA and rolls it to him. Harmonica declines Cheyenne's challenge.
Snakey (Jack Elam) plays with his SAA while waiting for Harmonica's (Charles Bronson) train to arrive. Note the the brass trigger guard
A thug on the train searches for Cheyenne with a 5" SAA.
Colt Single Action Army w/ 7.5" barrel. (Used by Henry Fonda in film, with nickel finish.)
Frank uses his nickel 7.5" Cavalry model Single Action Army to murder a young boy in cold blood.
Frank points his SAA at at Harmonica when he attempts to sneak on the train.
Frank fires his SAA in the town.
Frank holding his SAA during the showdown with Harmonica.

Winchester Model 1892 "Mare's Leg"

Stoney (Woody Strode) uses a sawed down Winchester Model 1892 rifle, nicknamed "Mare's Leg" as his weapon of choice. The gun has a trigger pin attached to the lever for rapid fire, meaning he uses it more as a quick draw gun than for accuracy.

Sawed-off Winchester '92 pistol "Mare's Leg" - .44-40.
Stoney (Woody Strode) checks the chamber on "Mare's Leg".
Stoney (Woody Strode) loads up his Winchester '92 pistol.
The hit team turns to face Harmonica (Charles Bronson) after he gets off the train.
Stoney (Woody Strode) catches one from Harmonica (Charles Bronson).
Stoney (Woody Strode) is the last one to fall.

Winchester 1892 Saddle Ring Carbine

Aside from Stoney's pistol version, several thugs and assassin's throughout the film are armed with Winchester 1892 Saddle Ring Carbines.

Winchester 1892 Saddle Ring Carbine.
Two assassins ready their Winchester 1892 Saddle Ring Carbine rifles to face Harmonica.
Cheyenne with a '92 Carbine in hand.
An assassin armed with a '92 Carbine.
The same assassin takes aim through a hole in the billboard with his '92 carbine. (the hole keeps changing location throughout the scene.
A '92 carbine lays on the ground near the train wreckage as Frank investigates.

Double Barreled Black-Powder Shotgun

The father (Frank Wolff) is seen using a Double Barreled Percussion Shotgun to shoot quail with his son. It is noted as a black powder shotgun based on the ram rod positioned under the barrel. Jill McBain (Claudia Cardinale) is also seen using the Side-by-side black-powder, and uses it to fire a shot a torch wielding assassin in the dark.

Double Barreled Percussion Shotgun - 10 gauge
The father takes aim at some quail with the shotgun. Note underslung ram-rod.
Jill fires the shotgun into the dark. Note how both the percussion cap and the muzzle are shown fired.
The shotgun mounted on Jill's wall.

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