Colt Single-Action Revolvers (Weapon) by Martin Pegler,Mark Stacey,Alan Gilliland

By Martin Pegler,Mark Stacey,Alan Gilliland

In 1836, Samuel Colt replaced the face of war with the creation of the 1st of a chain of iconic and influential single-action revolvers, together with the .44-calibre Colt Walker and the seminal .45-calibre Colt unmarried motion military, which is still in creation this present day. those guns shifted the position of the pistol from single-shot weapon of final hotel to a realistic and robust sidearm that gave the consumer the facility to safeguard himself as soon as his fundamental armament was once discharged. It remodeled cavalry strategies and relegated the sword to a mostly ceremonial position in lots of armies.

Featuring full-colour paintings, specialist research and gripping first-hand money owed, this can be the soaking up tale of Colt's relatives of single-action revolvers, masking their origins, improvement, use and lasting impression at the smooth world.

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