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Percussion Pistols And Revolvers

History, Performance and Practical Use

by Mike Cumpston

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by iUniverse, Inc. .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7557574M
ISBN 100595357962
ISBN 109780595357963
OCLC/WorldCa63517029

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It provides a pleasing overview of percussion pistols and revolvers that is quite informative, and I particularly enjoyed the authors' information on their Percussion Pistols And Revolvers book testing of reproduction black powder pieces/5(39). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Percussion Pistols And Revolvers: History, Performance and Practical Use at charlesrosier.com Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our /5.

PERCUSSION PISTOLS AND REVOLVERS. HISTORY, PERFORMANCE, AND PRACTICAL USE. by Johnny Bates and Mike Cumpston. From the earliest single-shot pistols through the Colts, Remingtons, Rugers, and more, this book is an in-depth look at these great nostalgic old guns.

Book Review: Percussion Pistols And Revolvers by Mike Cumpston and Johnny Bates by Jeff Quinn. photography by Jeff Quinn.

August 14th, I have recently been reading an excellent and in-depth book about the history and use of percussion pistols and revolvers.

The comprehensive text is accompanied by a series of original illustrations of the pistols and revolvers, demonstrating the specifics of many gun mechanisms. For experts and the more casual hobbyist alike, this book offers a unique collection of information on martial pistols. Browse all new and used Colt Revolvers - Modern Percussion for sale and buy with confidence from Guns International.

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Air Pistols Pre ; Air Pistols Post ; Air Rifles Pre ; Air Rifles Post ; Vintage Air Pellets. These were Test revolvers for the German Military in the mid s. This is a 5 shot 36 caliber percussion single action revolver. It is nicely engraved and is of good workmanship and materials.

The b Click for more info. The W.H.B. Smith Classic Book of Pistols and Revolvers by W.H.B. Smith ; Completely Updated By Joseph E. Smith and a great selection of related books, art. Percussion caps were, and still are, made in small sizes for pistols and larger sizes for rifles and muskets.

While the metal percussion cap was the most popular and widely used type of primer, their small size made them difficult to handle under the stress of combat or while riding a horse. The family of Colt Pocket Percussion Revolvers evolved from the earlier commercial revolvers marketed by the Patent Arms Manufacturing Company of Paterson, N.J.

The smaller versions of Colt's first revolvers are also called "Baby Patersons" by collectors and were produced first in to caliber, and later in caliber, by means of rebating the frame and adding a "step" to the cylinder Action: single-action.

Jul 20,  · Percussion Pistols and Revolvers out of 5 The authors provide a wealth of historical background mixed with hard to find technical data for the early percussion firearms. Much of the book is concerns the Colt product line, since Samuel Colt was perhaps the most influential gun designer in the 19th century.

This is a superb piece of /5. In the early transition from the long-lived flintlock system, handgun development closely paralleled that of the long arms. With the advent of the revolving pistols, however; came patents that created monopolies in revolver production and the through-bored cylinder necessary for self-contained metallic cartridges.

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Second generation revolvers included the Navy, the Army and the Dragoon revolver. Additional models were introduced as third-generation Black powder revolvers, so if your revolver is one of the three models cited above, that narrows it down.

The majority of Colt black powder revolvers, produced in the 20th century, are second generation. "T" Handle nipple wrench fits most Civil War period reproduction pistols and revolvers and any rifles, such as Kentucky, Hawken, and others that use the smaller #10, #11, and #12 nipples.

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We offer singles and pairs from the New Word, Old World, and Asia, from pocket pistols to duelers to horsemans and everything in between.Thecaliber Philadelphia Derringer is a true icon in classic gun history for its small dimensions and role in self-defense. A similar pistol was found in one of Ford Theatre’s boxes in Washington where President Abraham Lincoln was fatally injured by John Wilkes Booth.