By R. Bruce McDowell
This definitive paintings will take you contained in the heritage of yank revolver conversions from the traditional percussion (cap and ball) ammunition to the more recent and quicker self-contained metal cartridges. Witness via never-before-released records, drawings and pictures a series of occasions that modified American firepower. Step contained in the factories, museums and personal collections and observe how an easy alteration in thought ended in the layout of the well-known Colt unmarried motion military revolver, and finally to a flood of revolver conversions from 1868 to 1880. The enormously special pictures, drawings and technical requisites offer crucial id details. Distinguish among manufacturing unit conversions. Distinguish among manufacturing facility conversions and people made via deepest resources. writer Bruce McDowell brings years of exacting examine to this entire reference paintings on conversion Colts, Smith Wessons, Remingtons, and different significant revolver brands. the unveiling historic and technical details supplied during this crucial quantity fills in a formerly ignored yet vitally important component of firearms heritage.
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