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Colt, Samuel 1814-1862

Overview
Works: 175 works in 294 publications in 2 languages and 9,890 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Trials, litigation, etc  Catalogs  Records and correspondence  Almanacs  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: TS535.C6, 623.45115
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The story of Colt's revolver; the biography of Col. Samuel Colt by William B Edwards( Book )

5 editions published between 1953 and 1971 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bogen beskriver udviklingen af Colt revolveren og revolverens ophavsmand
Proceedings at the dedication of Charter Oak Hall upon the South Meadow grounds of Col. Samuel Colt : with the addresses on the occasion by Messrs. Hamersley, Stuart, and Deming by William James Hamersley( )

4 editions published between 1856 and 2010 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's premier gunmakers, Colt by K. D Kirkland( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book traces the history of Colt from its nineteenth century origins, through the turbulent years that followed, to the present day."
On the application of machinery to the manufacture of rotating chambered-breech fire-arms, and their peculiarities by Samuel Colt( Book )

10 editions published between 1853 and 1949 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saml. Colt's own record : Samuel Colt's own record of transactions with Captain Walker and Eli Whitney, Jr., in 1847 by Samuel Colt( Book )

3 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arms collection of Colonel Colt by Wadsworth Atheneum( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The revolving-cylinder Colt pistol story from 1839 to 1847 by James H Edgerly( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De l'application des machines à la fabrication des armes à feu à culasse tournante et à leurs systèmes particuliers by Samuel Colt( )

2 editions published in 1854 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Colt presents a loan exhibition of presentation percussion Colt firearms by Samuel Colt( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trial of Samuel Colt : complete report of the trial of Samuel Colt vs. the Mass. Arms Company, tried June 30, 1851, in U.S. Circuit Court, Boston, Mass., before Hon. Levi Woodbury, associate justice, U.S. Supreme Court by Samuel Colt( Book )

3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This was an action brought by Samuel Colt, of Hartford, Conn., the inventor of the Repeating Firearms usually known as "Revolvers" or "six shooters", against the Massachusetts Arms company, located at Chicopee, Mass., for the infringement of his patent-right, by manufacturing arms in which were embodied several of the improvements already secured by letters-patent to him. The investigation ... brought out the whole history of this class of arms, and is of great interest in showing the time, labor and perseverance required in reducing suggestive ideas to a practical and useful result -- and the obstacles and impediments which had to be overcome -- before this truly American invention could be introduced to public notice."
Samuel Colt vs. the Mass. Arms Company : report of the trial of the above-entitled cause, at Boston, on the thirtieth day of June, A.D. 1851 ... by Robert M Patterson( Book )

2 editions published in 1851 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armsmear: the home, the arm and the armory of Samuel Colt. A memorial by Henry Barnard( Book )

3 editions published in 1866 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yankee arms maker; the incredible career of Samuel Colt by Jack Rohan( Book )

2 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam. Colt's Own Record ... Transactions with Captain Walker and Eli Whitney, Jr. in 1847. Foreword and notes by John E. Parsons. [With portraits and facsimiles.] by Samuel Colt( Book )

2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yankee arms maker; the story of Sam Colt and his six-shot peacemaker by Jack Rohan( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Bound volume of 26 pamphlets from the Forster Collection]( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Colt; a collection of letters and photographs about the man, the arms, the company by James L Mitchell( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Same Colt! The mere mention of his name brings to the minds of practically all who read, one thing only-guns. 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 little to go on in any isolated instance. After their arrangement and preparation they presented a fascinating story for the first ti
 
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Alternative Names
Samjuel Kolt

Samuel Colt

Samuel Colt Amerikaans ondernemer

Samuel Colt amerykański konstruktor i producent broni

Samuel Colt Erfinder der ersten funktionierenden Feuerwaffe mit Drehzylinder

Samuel Colt inventore e imprenditore statunitense

Samuel Colt pencipta revolver Colt; pengasas Colt Firearms

Semjuels Kolts amerikāņu uzņēmējs un izgudrotājs, kas popularizēja revolveri

Σάμουελ Κολτ

Кольт, Сэмюэл

Самюъл Колт

Самјуел Колт

Семюел Кольт

Семюел Кольт американський зброяр, винахідник, промисловець, розробник револьвера свого імені

Сэм'юэл Колт

Сэмюэл Кольт

Сэмюэл Кольт американский оружейник, изобретатель и промышленник, разработчик револьвера своего имени

Сэмюэль Кольт

סמואל קולט

ساموئل کلت

سېموېل کولټ

صمويل كولت

सॅम्युअल कॉल्ट

स्याम्युल कोल्ट

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塞缪尔·柯尔特

Languages
English (125)

French (2)