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Reprocussion 006: Colt Pocket Pistols

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Othais and Mae delve into the story of this classic firearm. Complete with history, function, and live fire demonstration.

C&Rsenal continues to present in-depth small arms history every other week. Join us each Tuesday!

Additional reading:
Samuel Colt Arm, Art, and Invention
Herbert G. Houze

Colt’s Pocket ’49: It’s Evolution
Robert M. Jordan & Darrow M. Watt

Colt Firearms from 1836
James E. Serven

The Colt Walker Army Revolver
Charles W. Pate

The Story of Colt’s Revolver
The Biography of Col Samuel Colt
William B. Edwards

The Book of Colt Firearms
R.Q. Sutherland
R.L. Wilson

Colt’s Variations of the Old Model Pocket Pistol 1848 – 1872
P.L. Shumaker

The Gun Report, May 1972 Edition
U.S. Naval Martial Sidearms, 1775-1875
Part 3: The “UDC” and Guert Ganesvoort
A. W. Lindert

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

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