- “This is the pistol adopted by the U.S. Army in 1875. This particular model takes a .45 caliber. In the hands of a proficient gunner, this weapon can be fired 18 times in 1.5 minutes. The muzzle velocity of this pistol is about 810 ft. per second.”
- — Description in game manual
The Old Pistol is the first weapon to be acquired by the player in the game, and serves as the player's default weapon.
Sheriff Bartlett's Journal
Old Pistol is listed in Sheriff Bartlett's Journal on pages 26 - 27 under the Side Arms section. The pages are available from the beginning of the game and do not need to be unlocked.
- The Old Pistol is based on the real world Remington 1858 New Army.
- Although the handgun is named "Old Pistol", it is actually a revolver.