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Sam Colt and his gun

the life of the inventor of the revolver.

by Gertrude Hecker Winders

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Published by J. Day Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colt, Samuel, 1814-1862.,
  • Colt revolver.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith sketches by the author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTS535.C6 W5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p.
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6269985M
    LC Control Number59006723
    OCLC/WorldCa1360285

    The six-shooter became the iconic weapon of gun-slingers, outlaws, and cowboys--some willing to pay $ out west for a gun that sold for $25 back east. In making the revolver, Colt also changed American manufacturing--his factory revolutionized industry in the United States. Book to Screen In the News Video Interviews Fully Booked Podcast. Kirkus Prize. Winners & Finalists. General Information. About the Kirkus Prize Kirkus Prize Judges. Magazine. Pre-publication book reviews and features keeping readers and industry influencers in the know since

      Ultimately, Colt and his gun-making brought together the two most significant forces of change before the Civil War—the industrial revolution in the east, Manifest Destiny in the west. Brilliantly told, Revolver brings the brazenly ambitious and profoundly innovative industrialist and leader Samuel Colt to vivid life. Interest in Guns In the nineteenth century, Sam Colt's name was synonymous with his revolving-breech pistol, a weapon that was said to have "won the .

    This book recounts the story of gun manufacturer Samuel Colt and his wife, Elizabeth, who together turned a company into an empire and a name into a legend. It is a tale of two lives caught up in profound social and economic change, of a great fortune amassed and expended, of the rise of a new industry, and the transformation of an American city. Sam Colt And His Gun Gertrude Hecker Winders Hardcover Illustrated. Condition is Good. Shipped with USPS Media Mail. The first page appears to be loose from binding, first two page have items pasted on it about it pertaining to the Rating: % positive.


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Jim Rasenberger's biography of Samuel Colt, 'Revolver,' has lots of interesting details about the colorful inventor of the six-shooter but unfairly faults Colt for sins against present-day leftist. The Colt Colt patented his revolving-chamber pistol in Europe in and in the United States the following year.

The idea was not immediately accepted, with gun owners unwilling to give up. Colt and Walker collaborated on the design of an improvedcaliber gun, and General Zachary Taylor ordered 1, Colt revolvers in 9.

Colt built an industrial utopia. But “Revolver” is rewarding biography, highlighting Colt’s place in the history of industrialization.

The rise of the Colt revolver’s multishot technology coincided with the disintegration of Author: T. Stiles. InConnecticut-born gun manufacturer Samuel Colt () received a U.S.

patent for a revolver mechanism that enabled a gun to be fired multiple times. A biography of Samuel Colt—the inventor of the legendary Colt revolver (a.k.a. six-shooter)—which changed the US forever, triggering the industrial revolution and the settlement of the American West.

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