First Look: Heritage Manufacturing Barkeep Rimfire Revolver

posted on January 18, 2021

Heritage Manufacturing, Inc., is known for producing single-action revolvers styled after some of the most iconic guns in American history. Now they are introducing the newest model in their lineup, the Barkeep rimfire revolver.

The pint-sized Barkeep revolver was inspired by the 19th Century Colt Storekeeper model and continues Heritage’s tradition of making quality guns with an Old West flair. The single-action Barkeep ships with a 2-inch barrel and a 6-shot cylinder that shoots affordable .22 LR ammo. There is also an option to use an interchangeable .22 WMR 6-shot cylinder, sold separately for added flexibility and more power.

The Barkeep mirrors the original Colt Storekeeper’s utility as a concealable revolver wrapped up in a light and portable package. It has fixed open sights for fast action and a clean sight picture. There are several grip options that provide classic western styling which compliments the standard black oxide or case-hardened frame finish. With a two-inch barrel configuration, this compact carry revolver also includes a stylish ejector pin with a turned wood handle with an “H” logo on top to give it the full days of yore feel.   

Heritage Barkeep Product Specifications

  • Caliber: .22 LR                                               
  • Cylinder Material: Alloy Steel
  • Capacity: 6 Rounds                          
  • Twist Rate: 1:10-inch Right hand                       
  • Cylinder Finish: Black Oxide
  • Firing System: Hammer                
  • Frame Finish: Black Oxide or Simulated Case Hardened
  • Action Type: Single Action                      
  • Overall Length: 7.95 inches
  • Safety: Manual                               
  • Overall Width: 1.50 inches
  • Front Sights: Fixed                        
  • Overall Height: 4.86 inches
  • Rear Sight: Notch at Rear           
  • Grip: Custom Scroll Wood or Gray Pearl


MSRP for the Barkeep revolver is $180.30 with simulated case hardening and wood grips and $189.39 with a black oxide finish and pearl grips. More information on these guns and other products from Heritage Arms can be found at


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