A Study of Colt Conversions and Other Percussion Revolvers by R. Bruce McDowell

By R. Bruce McDowell

This definitive paintings will take you contained in the heritage of yankee revolver conversions from the traditional percussion (cap and ball) ammunition to the more moderen and quicker self-contained steel cartridges. Witness via never-before-released files, drawings and images a series of occasions that modified American firepower. Step contained in the factories, museums and personal collections and notice how an easy alteration in suggestion ended in the layout of the recognized Colt unmarried motion military revolver, and finally to a flood of revolver conversions from 1868 to 1880. The particularly distinctive photographs, drawings and technical requirements offer crucial identity details. Distinguish among manufacturing facility conversions. Distinguish among manufacturing facility conversions and people made via inner most assets. writer Bruce McDowell brings years of exacting examine to this whole reference paintings on conversion Colts, Smith Wessons, Remingtons, and different significant revolver brands. the unveiling old and technical info supplied during this crucial quantity fills in a formerly missed yet extremely important part of firearms background.

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