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By Martin Pegler,Mark Stacey,Alan Gilliland

In 1836, Samuel Colt replaced the face of conflict with the creation of the 1st of a chain of iconic and influential single-action revolvers, together with the .44-calibre Colt Walker and the seminal .45-calibre Colt unmarried motion military, which is still in construction this present day. those guns shifted the position of the pistol from single-shot weapon of final hotel to a realistic and strong sidearm that gave the person the power to safeguard himself as soon as his fundamental armament used to be discharged. It reworked cavalry strategies and relegated the sword to a principally ceremonial position in lots of armies.

Featuring full-colour art, professional research and gripping first-hand money owed, this can be the soaking up tale of Colt's family members of single-action revolvers, protecting their origins, improvement, use and lasting impression at the sleek world.

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