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Colt's Pocket '49 Including The Baby Dragoon & Wells Fargo by Robert Jordan, Darrow Watt

Colt's Pocket '49 Including The Baby Dragoon & Wells Fargo by Robert Jordan, Darrow Watt

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This book is signed by the author!

The Pocket 49 was Sam Colt's best seller - the best selling pistol in the world in the 1800s. Colt sold about 320,000 of these guns between 1848 and 1873. It is easy to speculate why it was a hot was cheap, light, offered in four different barrel lengths and was produced with and without rammers. It could be ordered with special sights, special grips, special finish, engraved, or all of these things if one could afford them.

This publication covers it all -- Baby Dragoons, ramerless and with rammers; Wells Fargos, short frame and long frame; Pocket 49s with two line New York addresses, with two line Hartford addresses, with one line New york addresses; London Made Pocket 49s; Thuers, Conversions, Modifications, plus serial numbers, inspectors marks and stamping errors; engraving and inscriptions, cases, accoutrements, holsters & FAKES! Over 3,275 guns were surveyed with over half of these inspected and photographed by the authors. Thousands of color photos, large & detailed. Hardbound, 8 1/2" x 11", 301 pages including Biblio & Index.

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  • Colt's Pocket '49 Including The Baby Dragoon & Wells Fargo

    Robert M. Jordan, Darrow M. Watt


  • Binding: Hard Cover with dust jacket

    Copyright: 2000

    Pages: 301

    Size: 9 x 11.25 in.

    Condition: New

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