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25/02/1836 Colt's revolver patent

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Chronicle of the Old West - Samuel Colt

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NAT GEO documentary 2015 Colt vs Wesson American Genius YouTube

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Shooting the Colt Paterson Revolver.mov

American inventor Samuel Colt acquired a patent for a "revolving gun." He soon started to produce the Colt Paterson, first American commercial repeating firearm employing a revolving cylinder. “Peterson” in the name states for Paterson, New Jersey. Contrary to the common belief, Colt did not invent the revolver. His design was a more practical adaption earlier revolving flintlock.
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