A Collection of Letters and Photographs about the Man, the Arms, the Company

James Mitchell

Publication date:
November 2017
Publisher :
Stackpole Books
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ISBN : 9780811736756

Dimensions : 280 X 217 mm
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Same Colt! The mere mention of his name brings to the minds of practically all who read, one thing only—guns. Their interest in guns may be active or passive, all according to their inclinations and temperament, but they all recognize what the name stands for. If a collector, for Colt pistols and long guns have for many years commanded premium prices in the arms marts, his eyes will sparkle if the mention of the magic word puts him on the trail of a possible acquisition for his collection. And so far as collectors are concerned there are many thousands today where only a few short years ago they were numbered in the hundreds. The number is increasing yearly.
Several books have been written, mainly descriptive of the arms themselves, but those concerning Colt's life are in the minority. The many models of Colt arms themselves furnish a very good starting point for their identification and investigation. The many thousands of letters and documents reviewed in the preparation of this volume would have furnished