Colt: Single Action: From Patersons to Peacemakers

Colt: Single Action: From Patersons to Peacemakers

by Dennis Adler




This book chronicles the entire history of Sam Colt's developments in handguns from the first Paterson revolvers through the legendary 1860 Army, and from the time of his death in 1862, the evolution of cap and ball revolvers into the cartridge models carried during the Western Expansion of the 1870s.

Author and photographer Dennis Adler takes you on a pictorial voyage through history with striking studio photography of the world's greatest Colt revolvers, factory archival images and original patent drawings, and tales of the soldiers, lawmen, and lawbreakers who made Colt revolvers part of American history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780785823056
Publisher: Chartwell Books
Publication date: 09/10/2007
Pages: 309
Product dimensions: 11.15(w) x 8.72(h) x 1.24(d)

About the Author

Award-winning author, photographer, and historian Dennis Adler is recognized as one of America's most published authors and historians. He has been seen on Good Morning America, The Today Show, and CBS Sunday Morning. The author of thirty-seven books on historic firearms and collectible automobiles, as well as a former magazine editor, Adler has had more than five thousand articles and photographs published during his 35-year career.

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