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Samuel Colt

Rywell, Martin

Samuel Colt

a man and an epoch

by Rywell, Martin

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Published by Pioneer Press in Harriman, Tenn .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Martin Rywell.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination200 p. :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22989523M

      Samuel Colt (–) first patented his “Colt” revolver in and thereby redefined the architecture of handguns. This stunning book is the first to present in detail the evolution of his most famous invention and to document the unsurpassed Colt Brand: Yale University Press. Colt would resolve to improve manufacturing, and by his guns would be safer. War-Tested Colt received a boost in sales during the Texas Revolution and the Mexican American War.

    Samuel Colt's Journal refers to the notes of Samuel Colt, the hunter who created the legendary Colt. The front of the journal is inscribed with the phrase Non timebo mala over an inverted Pentagram. Both the phrase and the pentagram also appear on The Colt, on the barrell and the grip, respectively. Product Information. Samuel Colt () first patented his 'Colt' revolver in and quickly redefined the architecture of handguns. This stunning book traces the evolution of Colt's most famous invention and examines his ambition for artistic excellence as well as his fascinating personal life, industrial foresight, and marketing savvy.5/5(1).

    Colt Revolver. Regardless of one’s views on the use of firearms by private citizens, it is important to know about these powerful devices. Perhaps no other American brand name of firearm is better known than Colt, which began in with the creation of the Colt revolver. Its inventor, Samuel Colt, was born J in Hartford. Samuel Colt was a hunter who lived during the nineteenth century. He created the Colt along with the Devil's gate in Wyoming and the devil's trap guarding it. He is a legendary idol of later hunters, who considered him the greatest hunter of all time. Samuel created the Colt amidst the last stand of the Alamo and the passage of Halley's Comet. The gun was imbued with the power to kill most Occupation: Inventor Industrialist Hunter.


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Samuel Colt was an American inventor and industrialist who designed and developed the world’s first handgun—better known as the ‘Revolver’—a hand held gun that could be fired multiple times without reloading. He founded the Colt’s Manufacturing Company and made it possible to commercially mass produce revolvers for the first time.

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Born: J Place: Hartford, Connecticut Died: Janu Place: Hartford, Connecticut Samuel Colt was born in Hartford, Connecticut on J As a boy, he attended the local school, and he also worked in his father's textile mill. He was fascinated with machinery even as a youngster, and enjoyed taking things apart to see how they worked.Samuel Colt Finds Inspiration at Sea.

Born in Hartford inby his 16th year a young Samuel Colt yearned for adventure and persuaded his father to let him go to sea. He found work on the brig Corvo, bound for London and Calcutta. During his trip Colt conceived, by observing the action of the ship’s wheel (or possibly the windlass) a.