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Firearms curiosa.

Lewis Winant

Firearms curiosa.

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Published by Greenberg in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Firearms -- History.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTS535 .W5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination281 p.
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6153960M
    LC Control Number54007114
    OCLC/WorldCa3244263

    A striker similar to that found on pen pistols is pulled back in order to cock the gun. The striker is released when the operator pulls back on a wire that is attached to a ring on the middle finger by flipping the hand upwards. The pistol has a two piece black box. This pistol is described in Lewis Winant's book FIREARMS CURIOSA, pages Vg in good dw. Small Arms, Personal Weapons, Equipment & Accoutrements A history of early percussion firearms from Forsyth to the Winchester/ Alexander Forsyth was the first to conceive the idea of igniting gunpowder by means of striking a priming fulminate mixture.


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The text has been a staple in the library of gun collectors ever since, and its title has become a catchall term for oddball firearms, too. Firearms Curiosa. All Metal Flintlock Knife Pistol - 9mm cal.

Comblain Double Action Pocker Revolver - 7mm cal. Deleaxhe Apache Pistol - 7mm cal. Dreyse Needle Fire Revolver cal. Dumonthier Pinfire Revolver with Dagger - 8mm cal. Elgin Cutlass Pistol cal. European Flintlock Sword Pistol cal. European Four Barrel Pistol - 9mm cal. This exact example is featured on page of Lewis Winants book "FIREARMS CURIOSA" and is identified by staining and imperfections on the sides and ends.

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His gun held 18 rounds of. Way back in (the year Shooting Industry was first published, no less) the publication of Lewis Winant's book "Firearms Curiosa," devoted to odd and unusual firearms designs, was published.

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