Beathard Engraving

Gallery of Hand Engraved Revolvers

Hand engraved Colt Anaconda with snake theme.

Hand engraved Colt Anaconda

This beautifully crafted bright stainless Colt Anaconda features a snake scale pattern with an Anaconda bulino-engraved, draped across the top of the barrel and through the vents and cylinder. More Pictures...


Cimerron Firearms Birds head by Uberti

Snakescale Cimerron Birds head

This is a Cimerron Birds head, made by Uberti, in a blued finish. This Birds head is in a brace with the blued birds head listed below. Mary used this gun as one of her SASS Cowboy Action shooting guns. It has a 2010 Colt Pattern, this gun currently does not have a finish on it, but a hot blued finish will be applied upon completion. This Revolver is currently in the process of being finished, he images will be updated as soon as possible after completion. More Pictures...


Cimerron Firearms Birds head by Uberti

Blued Cimerron Firearms Birds head

This is a Cimerron Birds head, made by Uberti, in a blued finish. This Birds head is in a brace with the snakescale birds head listed above. Mary used this gun as one of her SASS Cowboy Action shooting guns. It has a 2010 Colt Pattern and has a hot blued finish. More Pictures...


Taylor & Company Smokewagon Deluxe by Uberti in Nickle

Nickle Plated Uberti Single Action Army Smokewagon

This is a Uberti Single Action Army Smokewagon Deluxe. This Smokewagon is in a brace with the Blued smokewagon listed below. Gerry used this gun as one of his SASS Cowboy Action shooting guns. It has a 2010 Colt Pattern and has a nickle plated finish. More Pictures...


Taylor & Company Smokewagon Deluxe by Uberti

Uberti Single Action Army Smokewagon

This is a Uberti Single Action Army Smokewagon Deluxe. This Smokewagon is in a brace with the nickel plated smokewagon listed above. Gerry used this gun as one of his SASS Cowboy Action shooting guns. It has a 2010 Colt Pattern and has a hot-blued finish. More Pictures...


Colbert Collection Colt Anaconda with Snake Scales and American Scroll

Colbert Collection Colt Anaconda with Snake Scales and American Scroll

This is a Colt Anaconda with an 6" barrel. The Colbert's requested snake skin on the frame and cylinder. The barrel lug sports full coverage engraving with snake scales as well.More pictures...


Smith & Wesson 686

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Elegantly Hand Engraved Smith & Wesson 686. This model features a Stainless Steel Finish. This Customer is the son of a retired peace officer in New York. his Great Great Great... Grandfather was a rifle maker in the colonial United States. and many features of this gun including the two doves on the cylinder, the heart motif on the barrel lug, and the borders were inspired by one of his rifles. The badge sports the retired officer's badge number, and the word excelsior in 0.75mm microletters.


Pineapple Ruger SP 101

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Elegantly Hand Engraved Ruger SP 101. This model features a Brush Stainless Finish. This Customer is a female peace officer in a small town in Texas. She had a tight budget, but wanted the gun to be classy with a twist. Therefore, she asked for classy scrolls, and a pineapple to be put on the side. The reason for the pineapple is due to her being an avid fan of the television show Pysch, in which there is a pineapple hidden in every episode.


Colbert Collection Colt Anaconda with Scrollwork Banner on Barrel

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This is a hand engraved Colt Anaconda with an 8" barrel. The Colbert's requested snake skin on the frame and cylinder with something a little different on the barrel. They left the design open, but wanted it kept to a tight. American scroll was added as an interesting detail to the barrel, crane, and trigger guard. More pictures...


Colbert Collection Colt King Cobra

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This is a hand engraved Colt King Cobra with an 8" barrel. The Colbert's requested a lot of snakeskin engraving on this one. The frame, the cylinder and the bottom of the barrel sports the snakeskin scales. American scroll was added as an interesting detail. This the gun that Gerry used in the YouTube "Colt King Cobra Disassembly" and "Colt King Cobra Assembly" videos. More pictures... or Video Slideshow


Davenport Collection Taylor Runnin' Iron by Uberti

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This is a hand engraved Taylor & Company Runnin' Iron, made by Uberti, in stainless steel. The customer wanted to create a pistol for his daughter who was graduating from Sam Houston State University with a Masters in Education. The backstrap has the Sam Houston logo in relief and her name in script letters. The rest of the firearm is done in a classic Colt pattern with a dot punch background. This the gun that I used in my YouTube "Taylor Runnin' Iron Disassembly" and "Taylor Runnin' Iron Assembly" videos. More pictures...


Colbert Collection Colt Anaconda With A Snake

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This is a bright stainless hand engraved Colt Anaconda with an 8" barrel. There is a green anaconda draped back and forth across the top of the barrel through the vent holes. The head of the snake is playfully looking at the banner on the left side of the barrel. The snake goes through the cylinder on the left side of the frame and then wraps around the rampant colt. The frame has snake scale background and some american scroll details. More pictures... or Video Slideshow


Colbert Collection Colt Anaconda and Python Pair

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This is a pair of hand engraved Colt revolvers: a Colt Python and a Colt Anaconda. These were engraved at the same time and not intented to be a pair, but the Colberts sold both of them to the same customer the day I returned them. They both are sporting snakeskin backgrounds. The Python has an American Scroll running leaf pattern running down the frame. It also has a western style fan/sunburst and scroll on the cylinder. The Anaconda features black leaf components magnified to a central feature size. Both of the firearms are stainless steel and have a moderately bright polish. The anaconda is the gun that I used in my YouTube "Colt Anaconda Disassembly" and "Colt Anaconda Assembly" video. More pictures... or Video Slideshow


Colbert Collection Hand Engraved Colt King Cobra

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This beautiful King Cobra is engraved in Gerry's snake scale style with American Scroll Highlights. It has a 2 inch barrel. More pictures...


Ol' Biddy 454 Casull

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The pistol pictured above is a hand engraved Ruger 454 Casull. The owner wanted the name Ol' Biddy, a nickname for his mother-in-law that gave him the pistol, engraved on the top of the barrel in an Old English style.


Command Master Chief 45 by Uberti

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The pistol pictured above is a hand engraved Cimarron Model P Single Action Army, made by Uberti, in 45 Long Colt. It has been engraved in a deep relief American scroll. The firearm has been finished in a French Gray with black highlights. This firearm was commissioned by the recipientís father as a gift on his last assignment with the Navy. The backstrap has the officer's last name. The shield at the top of the backstrap has the command master chief insignia. The bottom of the grip has COB for Chief of Boat. The cylinder has simple scrollwork and the names of the six ships on which the officer served. The left side of the barrel has deep relief scrollwork radiating out from the dolphin and submarine logo of submarine command. The right side of the barrel has his current rank - Command Master Chief. The photos of this firearm do not do the piece justice; it was a beautiful piece


CASA Cimarron Model P Raffle by Uberti

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The pistol pictured above is a hand engraved Cimarron Model P Single Action Army, made by Uberti in 357 Magnum. It has been engraved in a deep relief American scroll. The firearm has been finished in a French Gray with black highlights. This firearm was won in a raffle by B. Hoffman on May 19th, 2012. The funds went to CASA: Court Appointed Special Advocates of Bastrop, TX. This organization trains and supports volunteers to represent the best interests of abused and neglected children in the courtroom and other settings. This pistol is now in the B. Hoffman collection.

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Cimarron Model P by Uberti

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The pistol pictured above is a hand engraved Cimarron Model P Single Action Army, made by Uberti, in 357 Magnum. It has been engraved in a deep relief American scroll and factory patterns. The firearm has been finished in a French Gray with black highlights. The firearm has had an action job for Cowboy Action Shooting and has been fired in one match. This pistol has been sold.

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Heritage Rough Rider 45LC Brace

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One of Gerry's favorite Cowboy Action Shooting pistols. This firearm is an inexpensive, yet quality, firearm. It performs well in this high use sport. This pair of 45 Long Colt Pistols were special ordered for a customer in Cotulla, TX. It is a brace (pair) of consecutively numbered pistols hand engraved in a classic colt factory style with American scrolls, flowers, stars and running leaf patterns. This set is sold, but for $2000 you can have your own set.

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