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22/10/1835 Samuel Colt obtains the first patent for his iconic gun

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Colt Revolver - Decades TV Network

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Being Samuel Colt | American Genius

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How gun works: How a Revolver Works (e.g. magnum gun)

An American Samuel Colt followed Elisha Collier who had a revolving flintlock patented in the United Kingdom. He traveled there as well and was issued his 1st patent. Later, he was also granted a U.S. patent for a revolving gun.