Colt: 175 Years

Colt: 175 Years

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by Dennis Adler
     
 

Of all the legendary American armsmakers in the past 175 years, none embodies the genius and storied history of Colt’s Patent Firearms-Manufacturing Company. Colt: 175 Years celebrates this renowned gunmaker’s compelling legacy. Illustrated with beautiful photographs, historical documents, and emphemera, Colt: 175 Years explores the…  See more details below

Overview

Of all the legendary American armsmakers in the past 175 years, none embodies the genius and storied history of Colt’s Patent Firearms-Manufacturing Company. Colt: 175 Years celebrates this renowned gunmaker’s compelling legacy. Illustrated with beautiful photographs, historical documents, and emphemera, Colt: 175 Years explores the company’s history, craftsmanship, and innovation, from Samuel Colt’s first patent designs for the single-action revolver in 1835, through to the modern-day AR15. Also featured are key individuals—such as arms designers, military men, politicians, and outlaws—connected to these singular revolvers, pistols, rifles, and shotguns.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435141537
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
10/06/2012
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
12.28(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.84(d)

Meet the Author

Award-winning author Dennis Adler is one of America’s most published historians on western guns and collectible firearms. Author and photographer for more than three dozen books and thousands of magazine articles, Dennis has published work in such publications as American Rifleman, Guns of the Old West, and The Robb Report.

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