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A history of the Colt revolver

Haven, Charles T.

A history of the Colt revolver

and the other arms made by Colt"s patent fire arms manufacturing company from 1836 to 1940

by Haven, Charles T.

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Bonanza Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colt"s Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co,
  • Pistols,
  • Revolvers,
  • Firearms

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles T. Haven & Frank A. Belden ; with a foreword by Stephen V. Grancsay
    ContributionsBelden, Frank A., joint author
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 711 p.
    Number of Pages711
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26881771M
    OCLC/WorldCa5358104

    The Colt six shooter will always be a legend to many fighting men. Whether youknow it as an accurate, cowboy, Texas Ranger, gun-slinging, out West, corral gun, or as alittle protection, the Peacemaker by Samuel Colt and Samuel Colt will never be forgotten. Samuel Colt is known as the inventor of the first revolving firearm. Colt was born in to a family were money was not the pressing issue. The Remington-Beals Model Revolvers along with subsequent models and variations were percussion revolvers manufactured by Eliphalet Remington & Sons in (Pocket) (Navy) or (Army) caliber, used during the American Civil War, and was the beginning of a successful line of medium and large frame are commonly, though inaccurately, referred to as the Model due to the.


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Title: A History of the Colt Revolver & Other Arms Made by Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company Author: Charles T.

Haven & Frank A. Beldon Place: New York Publisher: William Morrow & Co. Date: Description: First edition, signed by both Haven & Beldon on the front blank sheet, dated Oct. 2,pages, full leather with gilt lettering and borders, slipcase.

The Colt Frontier or Frontier Six-Shooter was a Colt's "Model P" type revolver manufactured in Winchester caliber instead of Colt (in which configuration it was called the Single Action Army) so that it was compatible with Winchester Model ammunition.

Production began in Action: Single-action revolver. The revolver was chosen by the Army inwith the first order, for revolvers, shipping in the summer of The Colt Single Action Army or "Peacemaker", also known as the Colt Modelwas born.

This revolver was one of the most prevalent firearms in the American West during the end of the 19th century and Colt still produces it, in six different calibers, two finishes and three Founder: Samuel Colt. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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Army's Regiment of Mounted Rifles. The revolver was also issued to the Army's " Dragoon " Regiments. This revolver was designed as a solution to numerous problems encountered with the Colt Walker.

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The U.S. inventor and industrialist Samuel Colt (–) is generally credited with the invention of the first revolver, a firearm named after its inventor "Colt," and after its revolving cylinder "revolver." On Feb.

25,Colt was granted a U.S. patent for the Colt revolver, which was equipped with a revolving cylinder containing five or six bullets and an innovative cocking device. Samuel Colt (–) first patented his “Colt” revolver in and thereby redefined the architecture of handguns.

This stunning book is the first to present in detail the evolution of his most famous invention and to document the unsurpassed Colt. The Colt Revolving Belt Pistol or Navy Pistol, sometimes erroneously referred to as "Colt Revolving Belt Pistol of Naval Caliber" or "of Navy Caliber" (Naval is heavy gun and Navy Size Caliber was termed later for another Colt model), is a cap and ball revolver that was designed by Samuel Colt between and Colt first referred to this Revolver as the Ranger Size model, and then Designer: Samuel Colt.

Excellent history of Colt's Revolvers from the Patterson to the early s. A scholarly work that far exceeds all of the popular Colt histories available today. The only short coming is that the book does not go beyond the early s: 7. Colt Reference Books: All Colt Models [General] Colt, An American Legend (R.L.

Wilson) Colt And Its Collectors (Colt Collectors Association) Fine Colts – The Dr. Joseph A. Murphy Collection (R.L. Wilson) Standard Catalog of Colt Firearms (Rick Sapp) The Book of Colt Firearms ( – ) (Sutherland & Wilson) The Colt Armory (Ellsworth S.

Grant). Blue Book Publications, Inc., will be releasing a new Colt Snake Gun book in late September entitled Seven Serpents—the History of Colt’s Snake Guns by Gurney Brown.If your firearm does not appear in the listing, please understand that this is not a comprehensive database.

Information provided here is approximate, if you wish to support your investment with the purchase of a complete history and Letter of Authenticity for your firearm or for more information, please contact Colt's Archive Department.Inan American, Samuel Colt, patented a popular revolver which led to the widespread use of the revolver.

According to Colt, he came up with the idea for the revolver while at sea, inspired by the capstan, which had a ratchet and pawl mechanism on it, a version of which was used in his guns to rotate the cylinder by cocking the hammer.