Percussion Revolvers

Percussion Revolvers

A Guide to Their History, Performance, and Use

eBook - 2014
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A fascinating look at the history and development of the revolver. Highly detailed and informative, Percussion Revolvers explores the advent, development, and use of precartridge revolvers during the middle years of the nineteenth century. The percussion revolver emerged in the 1830s and remained state-of-the-art until metallic cartridge revolvers came into common use in the mid-1870s. Through the use of modern replicas, shooting enthusiasts Mike Cumpston and Johnny Bates investigate the capacities and limitations of the original revolvers, providing insight into thei.
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 2014.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (275 pages)
Additional Contributors: Bates, Johnny

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