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2 edition of collector"s handbook of U.S. cartridge revolvers, 1856 to 1899 found in the catalog.

collector"s handbook of U.S. cartridge revolvers, 1856 to 1899

W. Barlow Fors

collector"s handbook of U.S. cartridge revolvers, 1856 to 1899

including brand names, patent listings, maker history

by W. Barlow Fors

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Published by Barlow Book Co. in [Northbrook, Ill .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Revolvers -- United States -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 89-90.

      Statementby W. Barlow Fors.
      LC ClassificationsTS537 .F67
      The Physical Object
      Pagination92 p.
      Number of Pages92
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5461992M
      LC Control Number73164596

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This book that I'm getting this info from was printed back in I think. The value of this gun is listed as this--Good= Fine= At the same time the Hand Ejector of was introduced, the most popular revolver cartridge of the 20th century, the Special—or, to be precise, the S&W Special—was introduced.

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The term “suicide special” was coined by Duncan McConnell in an article in the American Rifleman of February In Donald Blake Webster wrote a book entitled Suicide Specials, now long out of name was given to a class of small, cheap revolvers that were made in profusion between about and Smith & Wesson's first revolver tops the list not because it was the first revolver ever made (Colt patented that in ), nor because it was the first firearm to use a self-contained cartridge (Jacques Flobert patented that in France in ).

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