This site is the most complete source of information for revolvers and derringers made by Great Western Arms Co. of Los Angeles circa 1954 – 1964.  Do browse my articles here, I am adding to them constantly.  The answers for both common and niche questions are contained therein.

A message board forum is maintained for a small social circle of aficionados who like to discuss Great Western.   That link is here:  New members should register and expect a follow up email.

Need insight on values, selling, or repairs? Write me at this link:

Or call me on the phone at 651-247-6274. I make good offers on vintage Great Western Arms items.

Or, there is a Comments and Questions page under the About tab if you’d prefer.

All articles on this sight are copyright William Peterson (Sack Peterson Cowboy Grips LLC) 2014.  I am a practicing gunsmith, artisan, and scholar.