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The Peacemaker and Its Rivals : An Account of the Single Action Colt
[9781626365704]
$34.95

Author: Parsons, John E.
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Year: 2014
ISBN: 9781626365704
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: As New
Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall
Description:
New book, 208 pages. This is the life story of the revered single action Colt the first cartridge revolver adopted by the US Army and a favorite of frontiersmen and cowboys. Widely used from the Cheyenne War to the Battle of Britain, the Colt, or the Peacemaker as it was originally called in the trade, had many rivals, but it was a leader among weapons of its kind. John E. Parsons, an expert firearms historian, extensively researches the metallic cartridge revolver, giving readers a rare and remarkably insightful glimpse into the evolution, use, accuracy, importation, and availability of the gun. Full of facts but easily readable, The Peacemaker and Its Rivals includes chapters on: Antecedent revolvers Multiball cartridges; Adoption of the Model "P"; Serial numbers and sales; Variations and target types Patents and pirates; Volume of productions by calibers; Parsons extensively compares and contrasts the Peacemaker to the Schofield Smith & Wesson and the Remington and other rivals and illustrates its significance in American history. With original photographs of many rare revolvers and guns, this is a must-have for firearms enthusiasts.


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