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On the Application of Machinery 1855 in the Mfr of Rotating Chambered Breech Fire Arms

Colonel Samuel Colt

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On the Application of Machinery 1855 in the Mfr of Rotating Chambered Breech Fire Arms

38 pages, about 11" x 8", glossy soft-cover in full color. New re-print restored and digitally enhanced from a nice original. Printed on high quality 20# 97 bright acid free paper.

Contents - Index:

  • Pages: 38
  • On the Application of Machinery in the Mfr
  • of Rotating Chambered Breech Fire Arms
  • By Colonel Samuel Colt- Third Edition 1855
  • Advances in Machinery
  • Daily Wages instead of piece work
  • Discussion of the improvements
  • How Colt builds Arms
  • Machinery vs Labor
  • Rebirth with the Mexican Campaign
  • Some of the Oldest Known Specimens
  • The Fine Engraving done by hand
  • Weights of several weapons