Pistols: History, Technology, and Models from 1550 to 1913

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  • The history and technology of different models from 1550 to 1913 including the evolution of pistols from the very first that lit up with a wick to the drum and automatic of the modern age
  • Includes pistols from the United States, United Kingdom, Albania, Italy, Germany, Spain, Austria, Belgium, France, Denmark, Switzerland, Scotland, and Japan
  • Colt Army 1860, Le Page, Remington Parlor, Tedesco da tiro, Volcanic Repeating Arms 8"

    Pistols covers one-shot pistols, pistols with one barrel but multi-shot, those with two or more barrels, drum and automatic pistols, and specializations for duels, target shooting, and more. Examples came from the Civic Museum in Venice, Italy; the Royal Armory in Turin, Italy; the Victoria and Albert Museum in London; the Tojusmuseet Army Museum in Copenhagen; and many other museums and private collections.

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