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Reprocussion 008: Colt 1851 USA

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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: Arms, Art, and Invention
Herbert G. Houze

Remington Army & Navy Revolvers 1861-1888
Donald L. Ware

Adam’s Revolvers
WHJ Chamerlain & AWF Taylerson

Revolvers of the British Services
1854 – 1954

’51 Colt Navies
Nathan L. Swayze

Colt 1851 and 1861 Navies & Conversions
Robert M. Jordan & Don W. Geri

The Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver
Charles. W. Pate

The Story of Colt’s Revolver
William B. Edwards

Colt Firearms from 1836
James E. Serven

Samuel Colt: A Man and an Epoch
Martin Rywell

Yankee Arms Maker
Jack Rohan

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

Animations by Bruno!

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