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By Martin Pegler,Mark Stacey,Alan Gilliland

In 1836, Samuel Colt replaced the face of struggle with the construction of the 1st of a sequence of iconic and influential single-action revolvers, together with the .44-calibre Colt Walker and the seminal .45-calibre Colt unmarried motion military, which continues to be in creation this present day. those guns shifted the position of the pistol from single-shot weapon of final inn to a pragmatic and robust sidearm that gave the person the power to guard himself as soon as his basic armament was once discharged. It reworked cavalry strategies and relegated the sword to a principally ceremonial function in lots of armies.

Featuring full-colour paintings, professional research and gripping first-hand bills, this is often the soaking up tale of Colt's kinfolk of single-action revolvers, overlaying their origins, improvement, use and lasting influence at the glossy world.

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