Author: Sam.S

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POTD: The First Swing Out Cylinder

POTD: The First Swing Out Cylinder

Welcome to today’s Photo of the Day! Here we have one of the first revolvers to utilize the swing-out cylinder that we all take for granted today. [...]
POTD: Poking Holes in Clouds Since 1877

POTD: Poking Holes in Clouds Since 1877

Welcome to today’s Photo of the Day! Here we have one of the rarest Colt double-action revolvers. This is a Colt 1877, but the thing that makes it [...]
POTD: Avoiding Colt’s Patents – The Whitney Arms Ring Trigger Revolver

POTD: Avoiding Colt’s Patents – The Whitney Arms Ring Trigger Revolver

Welcome to today’s Photo of the Day! Here we have a clever patent circumvention. Patents in the firearm industry in the mid-1800s really shook thi [...]
POTD: The Cheap Webley-Fosbury – Union Fire Arms Co Auto Revolver

POTD: The Cheap Webley-Fosbury – Union Fire Arms Co Auto Revolver

Welcome to today’s Photo of the Day! Here we have the Union Fire Arms Company Auto Revolver. These interesting lesser-known firearms operate off o [...]
POTD: The Not so Special Police Positive?

POTD: The Not so Special Police Positive?

Welcome to today’s Photo of the Day! Yesterday we touched on the Colt New Police and how it was Colt’s newest and coolest introduction to police i [...]
POTD: Where Colt Police Revolvers Got Started

POTD: Where Colt Police Revolvers Got Started

Welcome to today’s Photo of the Day! Here we have an arguable milestone in the life of the Colt Police series of revolvers. This is the Colt New P [...]
POTD: Copied Smith and Wesson?

POTD: Copied Smith and Wesson?

Welcome to today’s Photo of the Day! Here we have one of my favorites of the variations of the Colt Police Positive Special. This is the Fourth Is [...]
POTD: The Belgians Copied Stuff Too

POTD: The Belgians Copied Stuff Too

Welcome to today’s Photo of the Day! Here we have an interesting mid-1800s copy of a Colt 1851 style of revolver. Copies of notable arms popped up [...]
POTD: So Much Potential – Colt Police Positive Special Prototype

POTD: So Much Potential – Colt Police Positive Special Prototype

Welcome to today’s Photo of the Day! Here we have a Colt Police Positive Special Prototype. Tomorrow continues the trilogy of Colt Police Positive [...]
POTD: Colt Police Positive Special

POTD: Colt Police Positive Special

Welcome to today’s Photo of the Day! Here we have a 1970 Colt Police Positive Special. This little beauty will be the topic of today’s and the next [...]
POTD: Webley-Fosbery of The 2000s

POTD: Webley-Fosbery of The 2000s

Welcome to today’s Photo of the Day! Here we have a 21st-century version of the Webley-Fosbery. This is the Italian Mateba Unica 6 semi-automatic [...]
POTD: Not a Confederate Colt

POTD: Not a Confederate Colt

Welcome to today’s Photo of the Day! Here we have another Confederate necessity in the form of the Cofer Navy percussion revolver designed by Thom [...]
POTD: The Ultra LeMat Revolver

POTD: The Ultra LeMat Revolver

Welcome to today’s Photo of the Day! Here we have an absolute monstrosity of a revolver. This is the centerfire LeMat revolver designed by the Fre [...]
POTD: Another Confederate Colt – Dance Brothers Dragoon Style Revolver

POTD: Another Confederate Colt – Dance Brothers Dragoon Style Revolver

Welcome to today’s Photo of the Day! Here we have another Confederate Colt copy in the form of a Dance Brothers revolver. This particular model is [...]
POTD: After The Patterson – U.S. Colt 1851 Navy Percussion Revolver

POTD: After The Patterson – U.S. Colt 1851 Navy Percussion Revolver

Welcome to today’s Photo of the Day! I saw that Rock Island Auction Company published a post entitled The 7 Most Sought-After Civil War Guns. We f [...]
French 6mm Velo-Dog Double Action Revolver

French 6mm Velo-Dog Double Action Revolver

Welcome to today’s Photo of the Day! Here we have one of those ridiculous and interesting ideas that were the result of the acceptance of modern t [...]
1893 Worlds Fair Deluxe Tiffany & Co. Smith & Wesson Revolver

1893 Worlds Fair Deluxe Tiffany & Co. Smith & Wesson Revolver

Welcome to today’s Photo of the Day! This time around we have a stunning Smith and Wesson Double Action 4th Model Revolver chambered for 32 Smith [...]
POTD: Devisme Cartridge Revolver – Centerfire Before it Was Cool

POTD: Devisme Cartridge Revolver – Centerfire Before it Was Cool

Welcome to today’s Photo of the Day! Here we have an example of an earlier adopter of the centerfire cartridge. This is a French Devisme 11mm cart [...]
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