Revolvers

1818-11-24
Patent: Elisha Collier

Patent: Elisha Collier

British 4315 Collier patent description. A. D. 1818 November 24. No 4315 Improvements of fire-arms of various descriptions; which improvement is also applicable to “cannon.” The Specification and drawings describe a flint-lock revolver, with a single barrel; the chambers are made of separate cylinders, fastened together or bored out of..Read More

1833-06-29
Patent: David Colburn

Patent: David Colburn

US 7620X UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. DAVID G. COLBURN, OF CANTON, VAN BUREN, NEW YORK, IMPROVEMENT IN GUNS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent dated June 29, 1833. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, DAVID G. COLBURN, of the village of Canton, town of Van..Read More

1835-10-22
Patent: Samuel Colt

Patent: Samuel Colt

British Patent No. 6909 Practical revolving firearm, repeated in US patent of 1836 Patent for Certain Improvements Applicable to Fire Arms, No. 6909, granted to Samuel Colt by His Majesty’s Patent Office in United Kingdom, October 22, 1835. The first practical revolving firearm (a revolver with a mechanically rotating cylinder)..Read More

1836-02-25
Patent: Samuel Colt

Patent: Samuel Colt

US Patent 9430X Revolver and Revolving Rifle   UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. 943OX SAMUEL COLT, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent dated February 25, 1836. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, SAMUEL COLT, of Hartford, in the county of..Read More

1837-04-28
Patent: J. W. Cochran

Patent: J. W. Cochran

US 188 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. IMPROVEMENT IN MANY-CHAMBERED-CYLINDER FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 188, dated April 28, 1837. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, John W. Cochran, of the city of New York, in the State of New York, have invented..Read More

1837-04-29
Patent: Daniel Leavitt

Patent: Daniel Leavitt

US 182 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. DANIEL LEAVITT, OF CABOTVILLE, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN MANY-CHAMBERED-CYLNDER FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming art of Letters Patent No. 182, dated April 29, 1837. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Daniel Leavitt, of Cabotville, in the county of Hampden and State of..Read More

1837-05-30
Patent: Otis W. Whittier

Patent: Otis W. Whittier

US 216 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. OTIS W. WHITTIER, OF ENIFIELD, NEW HAMPSEIIRE. IMPROVEMENT IN MANY-CHAMBERED-CYLINDER FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 216, dated May 30, 1837. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Otis W. Whittier, of Enfield, in the county of Grafton..Read More

1837-08-31
Patent: Silas Day

Patent: Silas Day

US 364 United States Patent Office SILAS DAY, OF NEW YORK, N. Y. IMPROVEMENT IN SELF LOADING AND PRIMING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 364, dated August 3l, 1837. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, SILAS DAY, of the city, county, and..Read More

1837-11-11
Patent: Ethan Allen

Patent: Ethan Allen

US 461 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ETHAN ALLEN, OF GRAFTON, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN THE METHOD OF CONSTRUCTING LOCKS FOR FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 461, dated November 11, 1837. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, the undersigned, ETHAN ALLEN, of Grafton, in..Read More

1837-12-05
Patent: Moses Poole

Patent: Moses Poole

British 7499 Specification of the Patent granted to Moses Pools, of the Patent Office, Lincoln’s Inn, in the County of Middlesex, Gentleman, for Improvements in Ordnance and Fire Arms.—Sealed January 19, 1837. WITH AN ENGRAVING. To all to whom these presents shall come, &c. &c.-«-Now know ye, that in compliance..Read More

1838-01-23
Patent: Silas Day

Patent: Silas Day

US 344-AI2 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. SILAS DAY, OF NEW YORK, N. Y. IMPROVEMENT ON HIS IMPROVED, SELF-LOADING AND PRIMING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of additional improvement (No. 2) to Letters Patent No. 344, granted August 31, 1837, dated January 23, 1838. To all whom it may concern: Be it..Read More

1838-02-15
Patent: Haviland & Bennett

Patent: Haviland & Bennett

US 603 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. E. A. BENNETT AND F. P. HAVILAND, OF WATERVILLE, MAINI; SAID HAVIIAND ASSIGNOR TO AMASA PAINE. IMPROVEMENT IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF MANY-CHAMBERED FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent, No. 608 dated February 16, 1838. To all whom it may concern: Be it known..Read More

1838-04-05
Patent: Henry Daniels and Charles Daniels

Patent: Henry Daniels and Charles Daniels

US 677 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE HENRY DANIELS AND CHAS. DANIELS, OF CHESTER, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REPEATING OR MANY-CHAMBERED FIRE-ARMS. pecification forming part of Letters Patent No. 677, dated April 5, 1838. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we, HENRY DANIELS AND CHARLES DANIELS, of Chester,..Read More

1838-04-21
Patent: Theodore F. Strong

Patent: Theodore F. Strong

US 698 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. THEO. F. STRONG, OF NORTHAMPTON, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN MANY-CHAMBERED-CYLINDER FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 69s, dated April 21, 1838. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Theodore F. Strong, of Northampton, in the county of Hampshire and..Read More

1838-04-24
Patent: Rufus Nichols & Edward Childs

Patent: Rufus Nichols & Edward Childs

USA 707 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. RUFUS NICHOLS AND EDWARD CHILDS, OF CONWAY, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN MANY-CHAMBERED-CYLINDER FIRE-ARMS, Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 20, dated April 24, 1838. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we, Rufus Nichols and Edward Childs, of Conway, in the..Read More

1838-04-25
Patent: Mighill Nutting

Patent: Mighill Nutting

USA 713 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. MIGHILL NUTTING, OF PORTLAND, MAINE. IMPROVEMENT IN MANY-CHAMBERED-CYLINDER FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 713, dated April 25, 1838. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Mighill Nutting, of Portland, in the State of Maine, have invented certain..Read More

1838-07-12
Patent: Elijah Jacquith

Patent: Elijah Jacquith

US 832 United States Patent Office ELIJAH JAQUITH, OF BRATTLEBOROUGH, VERMOUNT IMPROVEMENT IN MANY-CHAMBERED-CYLINDER FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 832, dated July 12, 1838. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, ELIJAH JAQUITH, of Brattleborough, in the county of Windham and State of..Read More

1839-04-25
Patent: David Edwards

Patent: David Edwards

USA 1134 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. DAVID EDWARDS, OF ZANESVILLE, OHIO. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent-No. 1, 34, dated April 25, 1839. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, David Edwards, of Morgan county, in the State of Ohio, have invented a..Read More

1839-08-29
Patent: Samuel Colt

Patent: Samuel Colt

US patent 1304 Revolver and Revolving rifle UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. SAMUEL COLT, OF PATERSON, NEWJERSEY. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS AND IN THE APPARATUS USED THEREWITH. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 6,384, dated August 29, 1839. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, SAMUEL COLT,..Read More

1840-05-02
1840-06-06
1840-07-21
1844-01-15
Patent: Ethan Allen

Patent: Ethan Allen

US 461-RE60 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ETHAN ALLEN, OF GRAFTON, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN THE METHOD OF CONSTRUCTING LOCKS FOR FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 461, dated November 11, 1837; Reissue No. 60, dated January 15, 1844. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I,..Read More

1844-08-03
Patent: Ethan Allen

Patent: Ethan Allen

US 461-RE64 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ETHAN ALLEN, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN LOCKS FOR FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent dated November 11, 1837; Reissue No. 60, dated January 15, 1844; Reissue No. 64, dated August 3, 1844. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that..Read More

1845-04-16
Patent: Ethan Allen

Patent: Ethan Allen

US 3998 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE ETHAN ALLEN, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN PISTOLS AND OTHER FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 3998, dated April 16, 1845. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, ETHAN ALLEN, of Norwich, in State of Connecticut, have invented..Read More

1847-10-02
Patent: L. H. Gibbs

Patent: L. H. Gibbs

US 5316 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. L. H. GIBBS, OF OBERLIN, OHIO. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 5,316, dated October 2, 1847. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Lucius H. Gibbs, of Oberlin, in the county of Lorain and State..Read More

1848-10-24
Patent: Samuel Colt

Patent: Samuel Colt

US 138-RE124 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. SAMUEL COLT, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 138, dated February 25, 1836; Reissue No. 124, dated October 24, 1848. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, SAMUEL COLT, of the city..Read More

1849-05-15
Patent: Jacob Post

Patent: Jacob Post

USA 6453 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JACOB POST, OF NEW ARK, NEW JERSEY. IMPROVED LOCK FOR FIRE ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 6,453, dated May 15, 1849. To all who, it may concern: Be it known that I, Jacob Post, of the town of Newark, in the..Read More

1849-08-28
Patent: Edwin Wesson

Patent: Edwin Wesson

US 6669 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. EDWIN WESSON, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT; EDWIN G. RIPLEY, ADMINISTRATOR. METHOD OF CONNECTING THE HAMMER WITH THE CYLINDER OF A REVOLVING FIRE-ARM. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 6,669, dated August 28, 1849. To whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Edwin..Read More

1849-09-18
Patent: George Leonard Jr.

Patent: George Leonard Jr.

US 6723 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. GEO. LEONARD, JR., OF SHREWSBURY, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVED FIRE-ARM WITH SEVERAL STATIONARY BARRELS AND A REVOLVING HAMMER. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 6,723, dated September 18, 1849. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, GEORGE LEONARD, Jr., of Shrewsbury,..Read More

1849-09-20
Patent: Joseph Rock Cooper

Patent: Joseph Rock Cooper

British 12781 COOPER’S SPECIFICATION. TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME. I, Joseph Rock Cooper, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Gun an

1849-12-18
Patent: Christian Sharps

Patent: Christian Sharps

US 6960 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. CHRISTIAN SHARPS, OF WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. IMPROVED METHOD OF REVOLVING THE HAMMERS OF REPEATING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 6,960, dated December 18, 1849. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Christian Sharps, of Washington, in..Read More

1850-03-28
Patent: Hans Iversen

Patent: Hans Iversen

US 7218 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. HANS IVERSEN, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING-BREECH FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 7,218, dated March 26, 1850. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Hans Iversen, of the city of New York, gunsmith, a native..Read More

1850-04-02
1850-04-16
1850-04-23
Patent: D. H. Chamberlain

Patent: D. H. Chamberlain

US 7300 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. DEXTER H. CHAMBERLAIN, OF BOSTON, ASSIGNOR TO THOMAS J. WHITTEMORE, OF CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMED METHOD OF ATTACHING CYLINDERS IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 7,300, dated April 23, 1850. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I,..Read More

1850-04-26
1850-07-09
Patent: George Leonard Jr.

Patent: George Leonard Jr.

US 7493 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. GEO. LEONARD, JR., OF SHREWSBURY, MASSACHUSSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING-HAMMER FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 7,493. dated July 9, 1850. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, the undersigned, George Leonard, Jr., of Shrewsbury, in the county of..Read More

1850-07-23
1850-08-10

Patent: Samuel Colt

US Patent 7629 Cylinder stops, safety pins, fouling grooves on arbor UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. SAMUEL COLT, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING CHAMBERED FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 7629, dated September 10, 1850. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, SAMUEL COLT,..Read More

1850-08-13
Patent: Jacob Pecare

Patent: Jacob Pecare

US 6925 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JACOB PECARE AND JOSIAH M. SMITH, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVED CONCEALED TRIGGER FOR FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent, No. 6,925 dated December 4, 1849. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we, Jacob Pecare and Josiah. M. Smith,..Read More

1850-08-27
Patent: Nathan Cook

Patent: Nathan Cook

US 7596 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. NATHAN B. COOK, OF CHICAGO, ILLINOIS. IMPROVED LOCK FOR FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 7,596, dated August 27, 1850. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Naruan B. Coox, of the city of Chicago, in the county..Read More

1850-09-03
Patent: Samuel Colt

Patent: Samuel Colt

US 7613 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. SAML. COLT, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT IMPROVEMENT IN REPEATING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 7,613, dated September 3, 1850. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Samuel Colt, of Hartford city and county, in the State of Connecticut,..Read More

1850-11-26
Patent: Joshua Stevens

Patent: Joshua Stevens

USA 7802 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOSHUA STEVENS, OF CHICOPEE, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN LOCKING APPARATUS OF REPEATING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 7,8022, dated November 26, 1850. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Joshua Stevens, of Chicopee, in the county of Hampden..Read More

1851-01-07
Patent: James Warner

Patent: James Warner

US 7894 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JAMES WARNER, OF SPRING FIELD, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVED MEANS FOR REVOLVING THE BREECHES OF REPEATING FREARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 7,894, dated January 7, 1851. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, James Warner, of Springfield, in the..Read More

1851-01-07
Patent: Stanhope W. Maston

Patent: Stanhope W. Maston

US 7887 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. S. W. MARSTON, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVED FLY TUMBLER LOCK FOR FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 7,887, dated January 7, 1851. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Stanhope W. Marston, a gunsmith and native of..Read More

1851-02-24
Patent: Robert Adams

Patent: Robert Adams

US 13527 Specification of the Patent granted to Robert Adams, of King William-street, in the City of London, Gun Maker, for Improvements in Rifles arid other Fire-arms.—Sealed February 24, 1851.—(Partly Communication.) WITH AN ENGRAVING. To all to whom these presents shall come, &c., &c.— The invention consists, First, of improvements..Read More

1851-07-15
Patent: James Warner

Patent: James Warner

US 8229 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JAMES WARNER, OF SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING-BREECH FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 8,229, dated July 15, 1851. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, James Warner, of Springfield, county of Hampden, State of Massachusetts, have invented..Read More

1851-09-18
Patent: R. Adams

Patent: R. Adams

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1851-10-07
Patent: Joshua Stevens

Patent: Joshua Stevens

US 8412 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOSEHUA STEVENS, OF CHICOPEE, MASSACHUSETTS, ASSIGNOR TO MASSACEHUSETTS ARMS COMPANY. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING-BREECH PISTOLS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 8,442, dated October 7, 1851. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Joshua Stevens, of Chicopee, in the county..Read More

1852-06-01
Patent: Henry S. North and Chauncey D. Skinner

Patent: Henry S. North and Chauncey D. Skinner

Patent 8982 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. HENRY S. NORTH, OF MIDDLETOWN, AND CHAUNCEY D. SKINNER, OF HADDAM, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING BREECH FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 8,982 dated June 1, 1852. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we, Henry S. North, of..Read More

1852-09-15
1852-10-11
Patent: Auguste Edouard Loradoux Bellford

Patent: Auguste Edouard Loradoux Bellford

British 329 Lever cocking revolver LETTERS PATENT to Auguste Edouard Loradoux Bedford, of 16, Castle Street, Holborn, in tlie City of London, Patent Agent, for the Invention of “ Improvements xir the Construction of Revolving ok Repeating Fire-arms.”—A communication. Sealed the 6th April 1853, and dated the 11th October 1852...Read More

1852-12-04
Patent: Joseph Bentley

Patent: Joseph Bentley

British 960 LETTERS PATENT to Joseph Bentley, of Liverpool, in the County of Lancaster, Gun and Pistol Manufacturer, for the Invention of “ Impbovements applicable to Fibe-aems.” Sealed the 3rd June 1853, and dated the 4th December 1852. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Joseph Bentley at the Office of..Read More

1853-01-05
1853-01-12
Patent: Edward Haslewood

Patent: Edward Haslewood

British 86 LETTERS PATENT to Edward IIaslewoo.1, of Tufuel Park, Hollo-way, in tlie County of Middlesex, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Fire-arms and Projectiles.”—A communication. Sealed the 9th March 1853. and dated the 19th January 1853. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Edward llaslewood at the Office of..Read More

1853-01-28
Patent: William Tranter

Patent: William Tranter

British 212 LETTERS PATENT to William Tranter, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Gun Maker, for the Invention of “ Certain Improvements in Fire-arms.” Sealed the 23rd March 1853, and dated the 28th January 1853. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said William Tranter at the Office of the Commissioners..Read More

1853-02-04
Patent: Philip Webley

Patent: Philip Webley

UK 305 DA Revolver LETTERS PATENT to Philip Webley, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Manufacturer, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Repeating Pistols and other Fire-arms.” Sealed the 16th April 1853, and dated the 4th February 1853. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by tlie said Philip Webley at the..Read More

1853-03-03
Patent: Samuel Colt

Patent: Samuel Colt

British 535 “zig-zag” revolver LETTERS PATENT to Samuel Colt, of Spring Gardens, in the County of Middlesex, Gentleman, for tlie Invention of “ Improvements in Rotating Breech Fire-arms.”—Partly a communication. Sealed the 27th April 1853, and dated the 3d March 1853. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Samuel Colt at..Read More

1853-03-07
Patent: John Hall

Patent: John Hall

British 577 Revolving or Repeating Fire-arms. LETTERS PATENT to John Hall, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Gun Maker, and John Crofts, of the same place, Foreman, for the Invention of “ An Improvement or Improvements in Revolving or Repeating Fire-arms.” Sealed the 1st September 1853, and dated the..Read More

1853-03-29
Patent: James Webley

Patent: James Webley

Britain 743 Double and Single Action Lockworks LETTERS PATENT to James Webley, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Manufacturer, for the Invention of “ Improvements in the Construction of Repeating or Revolving and other Pistols and Fire-arms.” Sealed the 29th September 1853, and dated the 29th March 1853. PROVISIONAL..Read More

1853-04-26
Patent Isaac Brentnall Sheath

Patent Isaac Brentnall Sheath

British 996 Double-action revolver   LETTERS PATENT to Isaac Brentnall Sheath, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Gun Manufacturer, for the Invention of “ Certain Improvements in Fire-arms.” Sealed the 14th June 1853, and dated the 26th April 1853. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Isaac Brentnall Sheath at..Read More

1853-05-03
Patent: Robert Adams

Patent: Robert Adams

US 9694 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ROBT. ADAMS, OF LONDON, ENGLAND. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 9,694, dated May 3, 1853. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Robert Adams, of King William Street, in the city of London, England,..Read More

1853-05-26
Patent: William James Harvey

Patent: William James Harvey

Britain 1298 Double-action revolver   LETTERS PATENT to William James Harvey, of 68, South Street, Exeter, Gun Maker, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Firearms.” Sealed the 22nd July 1853, and dated the 26th May 1853. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said William James Harvey at the Office of..Read More

1853-08-09
Patent: Joshua Stevens

Patent: Joshua Stevens

US 9929 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOSHUA STEVENS, OF CHICOPEE, MASSACEIUSETTS, ASSIGNOR TO MASSACHUSETTS ARMS COMPANY. IMPROVEMENT IN REPEATING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 9,929, dated August 9, 1853. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Joshua Stevens, of Chicopee, in the county..Read More

1853-08-09
Patent: George Leonard

Patent: George Leonard

US 9922 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. GEORGE LEONARD, OF SHREWSBURY, MASSACHUSETTS, IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 9,922, dated August 9, 1853. To all whom it may concern: Beit known that, the undersigned, George Leonard, of Shrewsbury, in the county of Worcester and Commonwealth of Massachusetts,..Read More

1853-09-10
1853-11-14
Patent: Philip Webley

Patent: Philip Webley

Britain 2127 Single action revolver   LETTERS PATENT to Philip Webley, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Manufacturer, for the Invention of 4i Improvements in Repeating Pi3tol3 and other Fire-arms.” Sealed the 11th March 1854, and dated the 14th September 1853. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION loft by the said Philip Webley..Read More

1853-11-20
Patent: Henry Needham

Patent: Henry Needham

British 2184 LETTERS PATENT to Henry Needham, of Wardour Street, in the County of Middlesex, Gun Maker, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Revolving Fire-arms.” Sealed the 20th March 1854, and dated the 20th September 1858. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Henry Needham at the Office of the..Read More

1853-11-22
Patent: Robert Adams

Patent: Robert Adams

British 2712 LETTERS PATENT to Robert Adams, of King William Street, in the City of London, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Firearms.” Sealed the lGth May 1854, and dated the 22nd November 1853. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Robert Adams at the Office of the Commissioners of..Read More

1853-11-22
Patent: Morgan L. Rood

Patent: Morgan L. Rood

US 10259 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. MORGAN L. ROOD, OF MARSHALL, MICHIGAN. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 10,259, dated November 22, 1853. To all whom it may concern: Beit known that I, Morgan L. Rood, of the town of Marshall, in the county of..Read More

1853-12-16
Patent: William Tranter

Patent: William Tranter

British 2921 Fire-arms, and Bullets and Waddings to be used therewith. LETTERS PATENT to William Tranter, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Gun Maker, for the Invention of “ Certain Improvements in Fire-arms, and in Bullets and Waddings to be U8ED THEREWITH.” Sealed the 22nd February 1854, and dated..Read More

1853-12-16
Patent: Thomas Williams

Patent: Thomas Williams

British 2924 LETTERS PATENT to Thomas Williams, of South Castle Street, Liverpool, in the County of Lancaster, Gun Maker, for the Invention of “ Ah Impeoved Revolving Pistol.” Sealed the 16th June 1864, and dated the 16th December 1853. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Thomas Williams at the Office..Read More

1854-01-26
1854-03-11
Patent: Wm. Mt. Storm

Patent: Wm. Mt. Storm

Patent 14420 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WM. MT. STORM, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 14,420, dated March 11, 1854. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Wm. Mt. Storm, of the city and State of New..Read More

1854-03-14
1854-04-04
Patent: Joseph Bentley

Patent: Joseph Bentley

British 768 LETTERS PATENT to Joseph Bentley, of Liverpool, in the County of Lancaster, Gun Manufacturer, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Breech-loading Fire-arms.” Sealed the 26th September 1854, and dated the 4th April 1854. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Joseph Bentley at the Office of the Commissioners..Read More

1854-04-25
Patent: Josiah Ells

Patent: Josiah Ells

US 10812 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOSIAH ELLS, OF PITTSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMs. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 10,812, dated April 25, 1854. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Josiah Ells, of Pittsburg, in the county of Allegheny and State of..Read More

1854-04-25
Patent: Charles Buss

Patent: Charles Buss

US 10821 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE CHARLES BUSS, OF MARLBOROUGH, NEW HAMPSHIRE. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 10,821, dated April 25, 1854. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, CHARLES BUSS, of Marlborough, in the county of Cheshire and State of..Read More

1854-04-27
Patent: John Henry Johnson

Patent: John Henry Johnson

British 955 Filed for Lefaucheux Revolving Fire-arms. LETTERS PATENT to John Henry Johnson, of 47, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, in the County of Middlesex, and of Glasgow, North Britain, Gentleman, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Revolving Fire-arms.”—A communication. Sealed the 27th June 1854, and dated the 27th April 1854...Read More

1854-05-03
Patent: William Westley Richards

Patent: William Westley Richards

British 993 LETTERS PATENT to William Westley Richards, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Gun Manufacturer, for the Invention of “An Improvement or Improvements in Loading certain Kinds op Fire-arms.” Sealed the 4th July 1854, and dated the 3rd May 1854. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION \eft by the said William Westley..Read More

1854-05-16
Patent: Jeremiah Peck

Patent: Jeremiah Peck

US 10930 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JEREMIAH PECK, OF NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT, ASSIGNOR TO J. PECK AND CHAS. F. GRILLY. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 10,930, dated May 16, 1854. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Jeremiah Peck, of the..Read More

1854-05-16
Patent: E. H. Graham

Patent: E. H. Graham

US 10944 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. EDMUND H. GRAHAM, OF BIDDEFORD, MAINE, ASSIGNOR TO EDMD. H. GRAHAM AND ARTEMAS WHEELER, OF LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN MAGAZINE-GUNS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 10,944, dated May 16, 1854. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Edmund..Read More

1854-05-22

Patent: Henry S. Rogers – Eli Whitney

British 1136 Cylinder Stop LETTERS PATENT to Henry S. Rogers, of New Oxford Street, in tlie County of Middlesex, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Fire-arms.” —A communication from Eli Whitney, of the United States of America. Sealed the 22nd August 1854, and dated the 22nd May 1854. (Void..Read More

1854-08-01
Patent: William Edward Newton

Patent: William Edward Newton

British 1694 Spring loaded repeating revolver LETTERS PATENT to William Edward Newton, of the Office for Patents, 66, Chancery Lane, in the County of Middlesex, Civil Engineer, for the Invention of “Improvements nr the Construction op Repeating Firearms.”—A communication. Sealed the 20th October 1854, and dated the 1st August 1854...Read More

1854-08-01
Patent: Josiah Ells

Patent: Josiah Ells

US 11419 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOSIAH ELLS, OF PITTSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING-BREECH FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 11,419, dated August 1, 1854. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Josiah Ells, of Pittsburg, in the county of Allegheny and State of..Read More

1854-08-01
Patent: Eli Whitney

Patent: Eli Whitney

USA 11447 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ELI WHITNEY, OF WHITNEYVILLE, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 11,447, dated August 1, 1854. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Eli Whitney, of Whitneyville, in the county of New Haven and State of..Read More

1854-08-08
Patent: Isaac W. Brown

Patent: Isaac W. Brown

US 11470 ISAAC W. BROWN, OF WEST SPRING FIELD, MASSACHUSETTS, FIRE-ARM. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 11,470, dated August 8, 1854. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Isaac W. Brown, of West Springfield, in the county of Hampden and State of Massachusetts, have..Read More

1854-08-10
1854-09-19
Patent: Wm. Henry Morrison

Patent: Wm. Henry Morrison

US 11698 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WM. H. MORRISON, OF INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA. FIRE-ARM. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 11,698, dated September 19, 1854. To all who it may concern: Beit known that I, Wm. Henry Morrison, of Indianapolis, in the county of Marion, in the State of Indiana,..Read More

1854-09-26
Patent: Fordyce Beals

Patent: Fordyce Beals

USA 11715 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FORDYCE BEALS, OF NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN FRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 11,715, dated September 26, 1854. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Fordyce Beals, of New Haven, in the county of New Haven and..Read More

1854-10-05
1854-10-05
1854-10-28
Patent: Edward Lindner

Patent: Edward Lindner

British 2297 LETTERS PATENT to Edward Lindner, of the City and State of New York, in the United States of America, for the Invention of “ Improve* HOTS IS REVOLVING-BREECH FlBE- lit M3 AND MAGAZINE.” Sealed the 24th April 1855, and dated the 28th October 1854. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by..Read More

1854-11-07
Patent: Wendell Wright

Patent: Wendell Wright

US 11917 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WEN DELL WRIG EIT, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 11,917, dated November 7, 1854. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Wendell Wright, of the city, county, and State of New..Read More

1854-11-11
Patent: John Rigby

Patent: John Rigby

British 1976 LETTEBS PATENT to John Rigby, of the City of Dublin, Gun Maker, for the Invention of “ Improvements nr Ftre-ams aitd Guns, abd nr Waddings to be used therewith.” Sealed the 6th March 1855, and dated the 11th September 1854. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said John Rigby..Read More

1854-11-23
Patent: Charles Crickmay

Patent: Charles Crickmay

British 2473 LETTERS PATENT to Charles Crickmay, of the Lozells, Handsworth, in the County of Stafford, Gun Manufacturer, for the Invention of “ IMPROVEMENTS IE SlEGLE AED REPEATING OR ReVOLVIEG FlRE-ARMS, AED IE THE Mode of Attachieg Bayoeets to Breech-loading Fire-arms.” Sealed the 18th May 1855, and dated the 23rd..Read More

1854-11-30
1854-11-30
1854-12-11
Patent: William James Harvey

Patent: William James Harvey

British 2602 LETTERS PATENT to William James Harvey, of Exeter, Gunmaker, for the Invention of “ Improvements nr Fixe-aems when Revolving Barrels axe used/’ Sealed the 20th March 1855, and dated the 11th December 1854. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said William James Harvey at the Office of the Commissioners..Read More

1854-12-15
Patent: Robert Adams

Patent: Robert Adams

British 2645 LETTERS PATENT to Robert Adams, of King William Street, in the City ‘ of London, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Fire-arms called Revolvers.” Sealed the 20th March 1855, and dated the 15th December 1854. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Robert Adams at the Office of..Read More

1854-12-21
Patent: William Greener

Patent: William Greener

British 2693 LETTERS PATENT to William Greener, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Gun Maker, for the Invention of “ Ixprovmkkts nr Repeatihq Military Rifles, Carbihis, ahd Pistols, ahd ih Cartridges to BE USED THEREWITH.” Sealed tlie 15th June 1855, and dated the 21st December 1854. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left..Read More

1855-01-02
Patent: Joshua Stvens

Patent: Joshua Stvens

US 12189 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOSHUA STEVENS, OF CHICOPEE FALLS, MASSACHUSETTS , ASSIGNOR TO TEE MASSACHUSETTS ARMS COMPANY. IMPROVEMENT IN REPEATING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 12,189, dated January 2, 1855. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Joshua Stevens, of Chicopee..Read More

1855-01-16
Patent: Edmund H. Graham

Patent: Edmund H. Graham

US 12235 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. EDMUND H. GRAHAM OF BIDDEFORD, MAINE. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No 12,235, dated January16,1855. To all whom it may concern: Beit known that I Edmund H. Graham, of Biddeford in the county of York and State of Maine have..Read More

1855-01-30
Patent: Alexander O.H.P. Schorn

Patent: Alexander O.H.P. Schorn

US 12328 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE A. O. H. P. SCHORN, OF MURFREESBOROUGH, TENNESSEE. IMPROVEMENT IN PORTABLE FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 12,328, dated January 30, 1855. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, ALEXANDER O. H. P. SCHORN, of Murfreesborough, in the..Read More

1855-02-20
Patent: Frederick Blacket Edward Beaumont

Patent: Frederick Blacket Edward Beaumont

British 374 US 15032 LETTERS PATENT to Frederick Blacket Edward Beaumont, of Upper Woodball, Barnsley, in the County of York, Lieutenant, Royal Engineers, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Fire-arms called Revolvers/’ Sealed the 11th May 1855, and dated the 20th February 1855. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said..Read More

1855-02-27
Patent: Ralph S. Mershon & Jehu Hollingsworth

Patent: Ralph S. Mershon & Jehu Hollingsworth

US 12471 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE RALPH S. MERSHON AND JEHU HOLLINGSWORTH, OF ZANESVILLE, OHIO. IMPROVEMENT IN REPEATING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 12,471, dated February 27, 1855. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we, RALPH S. MERSHON and JEHU HOLLINGSWORTH, of the..Read More

1855-02-27
Patent: Jehu Hollingsworth and Ralph. S. Mershon

Patent: Jehu Hollingsworth and Ralph. S. Mershon

US 12470 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JEHU HOLLINGSWORTH AND RALPH. S. MERSHON, OF ZANESVILLE, OHIO. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 12,470, dated February 27, 1855. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we, Jehu Hollingsworth and Ralph. S. Mershon, of Zanesville, in..Read More

1855-03-03
Patent: Timothy Carter for Joshua Stevens

Patent: Timothy Carter for Joshua Stevens

British 479 LETTERS PATENT to Timothy Walker Carter, of the State of Massachusetts, of the United States of America, for the Invention of “ Certain New aitd Usepui. Improvements nr Repeating Fire-arms.”—A communication from Joshua Stevens, of the aforesaid State of Massachusetts. Sealed the 24th April 1855, and dated the..Read More

1855-03-20
Patent: Frederick Newbury

Patent: Frederick Newbury

US 12555 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FREDERICK NEWBURY, OF ALBANY, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 12,555, dated March 20, 1855. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Frederick Newbury, of the city of Albany, State of New York, have..Read More

1855-04-03
Patent: Rollin White

Patent: Rollin White

US 12649 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ROLLIN WHITE, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVED REPEATING FIRE-ARM. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 12,649, dated April 3, 1s55. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Rollin White, of the city and county of Hartford, and State of Connecticut,..Read More

1855-04-03
Patent: Rollin White

Patent: Rollin White

US 12648 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ROLLIN WHITE, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REPEATING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 12,648, dated April 3, 1855. To all whom it may concern: Beit known that I, ROLLIN WHITE, of the city and county of Hartford, and State of Connecticut,..Read More

1855-04-05
Patent: Joseph Brazier

Patent: Joseph Brazier

British 760 LETTERS PATENT to Joseph Brazier, of Wolverhampton, in the County of Stafford, Manufacturer,. for the Invention of “An Improvement or Improvements in Revolving or Repeating Fire-arms,” Sealed the 5th June 1855, and dated the 5th April 1855. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Joseph Brazier at the Office..Read More

1855-04-12
1855-04-20
1855-04-24
Patent: William Westley Richards

Patent: William Westley Richards

British 911 LETTERS PATENT to William Westley Richards, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Gun Manufacturer, for the Invention of “ An Improvement or Improvements in Repeating or Revolving Fire-arms.” Sealed the 29th June 1855, and dated the 24th April 1855. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said William Westley..Read More

1855-05-10
Patent: H. Mangeot

Patent: H. Mangeot

Belgium 1254

1855-06-12
Patent: Frederick Newbury

Patent: Frederick Newbury

USA 13039 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 13,039, dated June 12, 1855. To all whom it may concern: Beit known that I, Frederick Newbury, of the city of Albany, State of New York, have invented an Improvement in the Construction..Read More

1855-06-13
Patent: Frederick Collier Bakewell for Josiah Ells

Patent: Frederick Collier Bakewell for Josiah Ells

British 1346 LETTERS PATENT to Frederick Collier Balcewell, of No. 6, Haverstock Terrace, Hampstead, in the County of Middlesex, for tlie Invention of “ Improvements in Rotating Breech Fire-arms.”—A communication from Josiah Ells, of the United States of North America. Sealed the 7th December 1855, and dated the 13th June..Read More

1855-06-14
Patent: Joseph Enouy

Patent: Joseph Enouy

British 1359 LETTERS PATENT to Joseph Enouy, residing at No. 31, Denbigh Place, Pimlico, in the Parish of St George’s, Hanover Square, Middlesex, for the Invention of “ The Means of 4 Removal * of every Rotary or Revolving 4 Barrel or Cylinder ’ containing Chambers from all Revolver Pistols,..Read More

1855-07-28
Patent: James Kerr

Patent: James Kerr

British 1722 LETTERS PATENT to James Kerr, of Bedford Terrace, Trinity Square, Southwark, in the County of Surrey, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Revolver Fire-arms.” Sealed the 25th September 1855, and dated the 28th July 1855. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said James Kerr at tlie Office of..Read More

1855-09-18
Patent: Frederick Newbury

Patent: Frederick Newbury

USA 13582 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. F. NEWBURY, OF ALBANY, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FREARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 13,582, dated September 18, 1855. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Frederick Newbury, of the city of Albany, State of New York,..Read More

1855-09-18
Patent: William W. Marston

Patent: William W. Marston

USA 13581 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM W. MARSTON, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 13,581, dated September 18, 1855. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, William W. Marston, of the city, county, and State of New..Read More

1855-10-09
Patent: Wm. Storm

Patent: Wm. Storm

US 13660 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WM. MT. STORM, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN APPLYING FIRE-EXTINGUISHING CARTRIDGES. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 13,660, dated October 9, 1855. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Wm. Mr. Storm, of the city of New York,..Read More

1855-11-06
Patent: Charles Pryse and Paul Cashmore

Patent: Charles Pryse and Paul Cashmore

British 2018 LETTERS PATENT to Charles Pryse, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Gun Manufacturer, and Paul Cashmore, of West Bromwich, in the County of Stafford, Pistol Manufacturer, for the Invention of “ Certain Improvements in Repeating Fire-arms.” Sealed the 15th February 1856, and dated the 6th September 1855...Read More

1855-11-07
Patent: Charles Hanson

Patent: Charles Hanson

British 2497 LETTERS PATENT to Charles Hanson, of Pimlico, in the County of Middlesex, Gunsmith, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Fire-arms.” Sealed the 1st April 1856, and dated the 7th November 1855. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Charles Hanson at the Office of the Commissioners of Patents,..Read More

1855-11-13

Patent: John Blisset – Void

British 2069 (This Invention received Provisional Protection, but notice to proceed with the application for Letter’s Patent was not given ivithin the time prescribed by the Act.) PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by John Blissett at the Office of the Commissioners of Patents, with his Petition, on the 13th September 1855. I,..Read More

1855-12-25
Patent: E. K. Root

Patent: E. K. Root

US 13999 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. E. K. ROOT, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 13,999, dated December 25, 1855. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, E. K. Root, of Hartford, in the State of Connecticut, have..Read More

1855-12-31

Patent: John Scott Lillie

British 2952 Using a disc to keep cartridges in place LETTERS PATEITT to Sir John Scott Lillie, Companion of the Most Honorable Order of the Bath, of Pall Mall, in the County of Middlesex, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Guns, Fire-arms, and Implements op War connected therewith.” Sealed..Read More

1856-01-15
Patent: Eben T. Starr

Patent: Eben T. Starr

USA 14118 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. EBEN T. STARR, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 14, as, dated January 15, 1856. To all whom it may concern: Beit known that I, E. T. Starr, of the city, county, and State of..Read More

1856-01-21
Patent: Gustav Adolph Blittkowski

Patent: Gustav Adolph Blittkowski

British 161 LETTERS PATENT to Gustav Adolph Blittkowski, of the City of New York, United States of America, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Repeating Fire-arms/’ Sealed the 24th June 1856, and dated the 21st January 1856. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Gustav Adolph Blittkowski at the Office..Read More

1856-02-08
Patent: Thomas Restell

Patent: Thomas Restell

British 337 LETTERS PATENT to Thomas Restell, of New Kent Road, in the County of Surrey, Chronometer Maker, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Breech-loading and Revolving Fire-arms, and in Cartridges/’ Sealed the 29th July 1856, and dated the 8th February 1856. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Thomas..Read More

1856-03-11
Patent: Frederick Newbury

Patent: Frederick Newbury

US 14406 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. F. NEWBURY, OF ALBANY, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 14,406, dated March 11, 1856. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Frederick Newbury, of the city of Albany and State of New..Read More

1856-03-25
Patent: Gustav Adolph Blittkowski & Frederick William Hoffmann

Patent: Gustav Adolph Blittkowski & Frederick William Hoffmann

USA 14488 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. G. A. BLITTKOWSKI AND F. W. HOFFMANN, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN NEEDLE-GUNS Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 14,488, dated March 25, 1856. To all whom it may concern: Beit known that we, Gustav Adolph Blittkowski and Frederick William Hoffmann, late..Read More

1856-04-01
Patent: Joseph Bentley

Patent: Joseph Bentley

British 780 LETTERS PATENT to Joseph Bentley, of Liverpool, in the County of Lancaster, Gun Manufacturer, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Breech-loading Fire-arms, and in the Cartridges to be used therewith.” Sealed the 30th September 1856, and dated the 1st April 1856. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said..Read More

1856-04-16
Patent: Alfred Newton for Samuel Colt

Patent: Alfred Newton for Samuel Colt

British 908 LETTERS PATENT to Alfred Vincent Newton, of the Office for Patents, 66, Chancery Lane, in the County of Middlesex, Mechanical Draughtsman, for the Invention of “Improvements in Fire-arms and Powder Flasks.”—A communication from Colonel Sam. Colt. Sealed the 27th June 1856, and dated the 16th April 1856. PROVISIONAL..Read More

1856-04-22
Patent: Gustav Adolph Blittkowski and Frederick William Hoffmann

Patent: Gustav Adolph Blittkowski and Frederick William Hoffmann

USA 14710 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. GUSTAV A. BLITTKOWSKI AND FREDERICK WM. HOFFMAN, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 14,710, dated April 22, 1856. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we, Gustav Adolph Blittkowski and Frederick William..Read More

1856-04-29
Patent: Simon French Stanton

Patent: Simon French Stanton

US 14780 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. SIMON F. STANTON, OF MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE. IMPROVEMENT IN BREECH-LOADING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 14,780, dated April 29, 1856, To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Simon French Stanton, of Manchester, in the county of Hills..Read More

1856-05-06
Patent: George Leonard

Patent: George Leonard

US 14820 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. GEORGE LEONARD, OF SHREWSBURY, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REPEATING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 14,820, dated May 6, 1856. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, GEORGE LEONARD, of Shrewsbury, in the county of Worcester and Commonwealth of..Read More

1856-05-17
Patent: Charles Carroll Tevis – VOID

Patent: Charles Carroll Tevis – VOID

British 1177 (This Invention received Provisional Protection, but notice to proceed with the application for Letters Patent was not given ivithin the time prescribed by the Act.) PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by Charles Carroll Tevis at the Office of the Commissioners of Patents, with his Petition, on the 17th May 1856...Read More

1856-05-20
Patent: Samuel Colt

Patent: Samuel Colt

USA 14905 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. SAML, COLT, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 14,905, dated May 20, 1856. To all whom it may concern: Beit known that I, Samuel Colt, of Hartford, in the State of Connecticut, have invented certain new and..Read More

1856-06-03
Patent: FBE Beaumont

Patent: FBE Beaumont

US 15032 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FREDK. B. E. BEAUMONT, OF UPPER WOODBALL, BARNSLEY, ENGLAND. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 15,032, dated June 3, 1856. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Frederick Blacket Edward Beaumont, of Upper Woodhall, Barnsley, in..Read More

1856-06-10
Patent: Alexander Hall

Patent: Alexander Hall

US 15110 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ALEXANDER HALL OF NEW YORK, N. Y., ASSIGNOR TO ALEXANDER HALL AND JAMES G. CALDWELL, IMPROVEMENT IN REPEATING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 15,110, dated June 10, 1856. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Alexander Hall,..Read More

1856-06-17
Patent Henry S. North

Patent Henry S. North

USA 15144 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. HENRY S. NORTH, OF MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 15,144, dated June 17, 1856. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Henry S. North, of Middletown, in the county of Middlesex and State..Read More

1856-06-24
Patent: Fordyce Beals

Patent: Fordyce Beals

USA 15167 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FORDYCE BEALS, OF NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 15,167, dated June 24, 1856. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Fordyce Beals, of New Haven, in the county of New Haven and..Read More

1856-06-24
Patent: James Warner

Patent: James Warner

USA 15202 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 15,202, dated June 24, 1856. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, James Warner, of Springfield, in the county of Hampden and State of Massachusetts, have invented certain new and..Read More

1856-07-03
1856-07-03
1856-07-08
Patent: Alfred Vincent Newton

Patent: Alfred Vincent Newton

British 1608 LETTERS PATENT to Alfred Vincent Newton, of the Office for Patents, 66, Chancery Lane, in the County of Middlesex, Mechanical Draughtsman, for the Invention of “ Improvements nr Repeating Fire-arms.”— A communication. Sealed the 2nd December 1856, and dated the 8th July 1856. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the..Read More

1856-07-22
Patent: C. S. Pettengill

Patent: C. S. Pettengill

USA 15388 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. C. S. PETTENGILL, OF NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REPEATING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 18,388, dated July 22, 1856. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, C. S. Pettengill, of the city of New Haven, in..Read More

1856-08-11
Patent: William Tranter

Patent: William Tranter

British 1913 LETTERS PATENT to William Tranter, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Gun Maker, for the Invention of “Improvements in Fire-arms.” Sealed the 5th December 1856, and dated the 16th August 1856. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said William Tranter, at the Office of the Commissioners of Patents,..Read More

1856-09-12
Patent: John Talbot Pitman

Patent: John Talbot Pitman

British 2134 Repeating Fire-arms. LETTERS PATENT to John Talbot Pitman, of the American and European Patent Offices, No. 67, Gracechurch Street, in the City of London, for tbe Invention of “ Improvements in Repeating Fire-arms”—A communication. Sealed the 28th November 1856, and dated the 12th September 1856. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left..Read More

1856-09-16
Patent: Edmund H. Graham

Patent: Edmund H. Graham

US 15734 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE E. H. GRAHAM, OF MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 15,734, dated September 16, 1856. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, EDMUND H. GRAHAM, of Manchester, in the county of Hillsborough, and..Read More

1856-09-30
Patent: Joseph Adams

Patent: Joseph Adams

US 15797 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOSEPH ADAMS, OF CLEVELAND, OHIO. IMPROVEMED FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 15,797, dated September 30, 1856. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Joseph Adams, of Cleveland, in the county of Cuyahoga and State of Ohio, have..Read More

1856-10-21
Patent: Dr. Alexandre Le Mat

Patent: Dr. Alexandre Le Mat

US 15925 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. DR. ALEXANDRE LE MAT, OF NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA. IMPROVED FIRE-ARM. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 15,925, dated October 21, 1856. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Dr. Alexandre Le Mat, of the city of New Orleans, State..Read More

1856-12-03
Patent Henry Genhart

Patent Henry Genhart

British 2868 LETTERS PATENT to Henry Genhart, Armourer, of the City of Liege, in the Kingdom of Belgium, for the Invention of “ Impbovements in Fiee- ABKS AND OlLDNANCE, AND OE THE CARTRIDGES OB PROJECTILES 10 BE USED THEREWITH.** Sealed the 2nd June 1857, and dated the 3rd December 1856...Read More

1857-01-13
Patent: Ethan Allen

Patent: Ethan Allen

US 16367 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ETHAN ALLEN, OF WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMED FIRE-ARM. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 16,867, dated January 13, 1857. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Ethan Allen, of the city and county of Worcester, and State of Massachusetts, have..Read More

1857-01-13
Patent: Alfred Tonks

Patent: Alfred Tonks

USA 16411 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ALFRED TONKS, OF BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN LOCKS OF FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 16,411, dated January 13, 1857. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Alfred Tonks, of Boston, in the county of Suffolk and State..Read More

1857-01-27
Patent: Heinrich Genhart

Patent: Heinrich Genhart

US 16744 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. HEINRICH GENEART, OF LIEGE, BELGIUM. IMPROVEMENT IN REPEATING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 16,477, dated January 27, 1857. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Heinrich Genhart, of the town of Liege, in the Kingdom of Belgium,..Read More

1857-01-27
Patent: H. Genhart

Patent: H. Genhart

US 16477 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. HEINRICH GENEART, OF LIEGE, BELGIUM. IMPROVEMENT IN REPEATING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 16,477, dated January 27, 1857. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Heinrich Genhart, of the town of Liege, in the Kingdom of Belgium,..Read More

1857-02-10
Patent: Francis S Brettell & Joseph B. Frisbie

Patent: Francis S Brettell & Joseph B. Frisbie

USA 16575 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FRANCIS S. BRETTELL AND JOS. B. FRISBIE, OF ALLEGEIENY CITY, PA. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 16,575, dated February 10, 1857. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we, Francis S. Brettell and Joseph. B. Frisbie,..Read More

1857-02-24
Patent: Samuel Colt

Patent: Samuel Colt

US 16683 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. SAML, COLT, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN MANY-CHAMBERED ROTATING-BREECH FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 16,683, dated February 21, 157. To all whom it may concern: i. Be it known that I, Samuel Colt, of Hartford, in the State of Connecticut, have..Read More

1857-03-03
Patent: Samuel Colt

Patent: Samuel Colt

USA 16716 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. SAML. COLT, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT, IMPROVEMENT IN THE MODE OF LUBRICATING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 16,716, dated March 3, 1857. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Samuel Colt, of Hartford, in the State of Connecticut,..Read More

1857-04-02
Patent: Alfred Vincent Newton

Patent: Alfred Vincent Newton

British 921 LETTERS PATENT to Alfred Vincent Newton, of the Office for Patents, 66, Chancery Lane, in the County of Middlesex, Mechanical Draughtsman, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Repeating Fire-arms.”— A communication. Sealed the 11th September 1857, and dated the 2nd April 1857. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the..Read More

1857-04-14
Patent: James Kerr

Patent: James Kerr

USA 17044 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JAMES KERR, OF LONDON, ENGLAND. IMPROVED RAMMER FOR MANY-CHAMBERED BREECH FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 17,044, dated April 14, 1857. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, James Kerr, a subject of the Queen of Great Britain,..Read More

1857-04-14
Patent: Josiah Ells

Patent: Josiah Ells

USA 17032 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOSIAH ELLS, OF PITTSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 17,032, dated April 14, 1857. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Josiah Ells, of Pittsburg, county of Allegheny, and State of Pennsylvania, have..Read More

1857-04-18
Patent: William Granville

Patent: William Granville

British 1098 LETTERS PATENT to William Henry Dearing Granville, of 44, Holborn Hill, in the City of London, Gun Manufacturer, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Fire-arms and in the Means of Loading the same.” Sealed the 16th October 1857, and dated the 18th April 1857. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left..Read More

1857-04-28
Patent: Josiah Ells

Patent: Josiah Ells

USA 17143 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOSIAH ELLS, OF PITTSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 17,143, dated April 28, 1857. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Josiah Ells, of Pittsburg, in the county of Allegheny and State of Pennsylvania,..Read More

1857-05-26
Patent: Edward Lindner

Patent: Edward Lindner

USA 17382 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. EDWARD LINDNER, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 17,382, dated May 26, 1857. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Edward Lindner, of New York, in the county and State of New..Read More

1857-05-26
Patent: Fordyce Beals

Patent: Fordyce Beals

USA 17359 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FORDYCE BEALS, OF NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 17,359, dated May 26, 1857. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Fordyce Beals, of the city of New Haven, in the county..Read More

1857-06-30
Patent: Jacob Shaw

Patent: Jacob Shaw

USA 17698 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JACOB SHAW, JR., OF HINCKLEY, OHIO. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 17,698, dated June 30, 1857. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, JACOB SHAW, Jr., of the township of Hinckley, in the county of..Read More

1857-07-28
Patent: James Warner

Patent: James Warner

US 17904 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JAMES WARNER, OF SPRING FIELD, MASSACHUSETTS, IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 17,904, dated July 28, 1857. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, James Warner, of Springfield, county of Hampden, and State of Massachusetts,..Read More

1857-10-03
1857-10-14
Patent: John Swinburn for Thomas Bailey

Patent: John Swinburn for Thomas Bailey

British 2625 LETTERS PATENT to John Field Swinburn, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Gun Maker, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Firearms.”—A communication from Thomas Bailey, of New Orleans, United States, Gun Maker. Sealed the 13th April 1858, and dated the 14th October 1857. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left..Read More

1857-10-17
Patent: Joseph Bentley

Patent: Joseph Bentley

British 2657 LETTERS PATENT to Joseph Bentley, of Liverpool, in the County of Lancaster, Gun Manufacturer, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Fire-arms.” Sealed the 16th April, 1858, and dated the 17th October 1857. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Joseph Bentley at the Office of the Commissioners of..Read More

1857-10-20
Patent: G. R. Crooker

Patent: G. R. Crooker

US 18486 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. GEO. R. CROOKER, OF NEW YORK, ASSIGNOR TO GEO. G. MARTIN, OF BROOKLYN, N.Y. IMPROVED MODE OF PRIMING REPEATING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 18,486, dated October 20, 1857. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, G...Read More

1857-10-22
Patent P.A. Loron

Patent P.A. Loron

Belgium 5115

1857-10-22
Patent: Charles Reeves

Patent: Charles Reeves

British 2690 LETTERS PATENT to Charles Reeves, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Manufacturer, for the Invention of “Improvements nr Repeating or Revolving Fire-arms.” Sealed the 13th April 1858, and dated the 22nd October 1857. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Charles Reeves at the Office of the Commissioners..Read More

1857-11-07
Patent: John Adams

Patent: John Adams

British 2824 Revolver Fire-arms. LETTERS PATENT to John Adams, of Queen’s Road, Dalston, in the County of Middlesex, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Revolver Fibe- ARHS.” Sealed the SOth April 1858, and dated the 7th November 1857. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said John Adams at the Office..Read More

1857-11-17
Patent: George Tomlinson Bousfield

Patent: George Tomlinson Bousfield

British 2882 Fire-arms and Detonating Compounds. LETTERS PATENT to George Tomlinson Bousfield, of Loughboro* Park, Brixton, in the County of Surrey, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Fire-arms, and in Detonating Compounds to be used therewith.”—A communication. Sealed the 26th January 1858, and dated the 17th November 1857. PROVISIONAL..Read More

1857-11-24
Patent: Samuel Colt

Patent: Samuel Colt

US 18678 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. SAML. COLT, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN MANY-CHAMBERED ROTATING-BREECH FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 18,678, dated November 24, 1857. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Samuel Colt, of Hartford, in the State of Connecticut, have invented..Read More

1857-12-15
Patent: Ethan Allen

Patent: Ethan Allen

US 18836 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ETHAN ALLEN, OF WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 18,836, dated December 15, 1857. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, ETHAN ALLEN, of Worcester, in the county of Worcester, in the State..Read More

1857-12-24
Patent: Charles Reeves

Patent: Charles Reeves

British 3156 LETTERS PATENT to Charles Reeves, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Manufacturer, for the Invention of “ Improvements nr Repeating or Revolving Fire-arms.” Sealed the 13th April 1858, and dated the 24th December 1857. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Charles Reeves at the Office of the..Read More

1858-01-14
1858-02-08
Patent: Henry Ball

Patent: Henry Ball

British 235 Repeating and other Fire arms, &c. LETTERS PATENT to Henry Ball, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Gun Manufacturer, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Repeating and other Pipe-arms, a Portion op which Improvements may be applied to Ordnance.” Sealed the 2nd August 1858, and dated..Read More

1858-02-09
Patent: Frederick D. Newbury

Patent: Frederick D. Newbury

USA 19327 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. F. D. NEWBURY, OF ALBANY, NEW YORK, ASSIGNOR TO RICHARD V. DE WITT, JR, OF SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 19,327, dated February 9, 1858. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Frederick..Read More

1858-03-23
Patent: Frederick D. Newbury

Patent: Frederick D. Newbury

US 19739 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. F. D. NEWBURY, OF ALBANY, NEW YORK, ASSIGNOR TO R. V. DE WITT, JR. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 19,739, dated March 23, 1858. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Frederick D. Newbury,..Read More

1858-03-29
Patent: William Harding

Patent: William Harding

British 669 Revolver Fire-arms; Apparatus for Manufacturing Projectiles. LETTERS PATENT to William Harding, of Forest Hill, in the County of . Kent, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Revolver Fire-arms and in Apparatus for Manufacturing Projectiles.” Sealed the 25th September 1858, and dated the 29th March 1858. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION..Read More

1858-04-06
Patent: Henry S. North

Patent: Henry S. North

US 19868 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. HENRY S. NORTH, OF MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT IMPROVEMENT IN REMOVABLE RAMMERS OF REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 19,868, dated April 6, 1858. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, HENRY S. NORTH, of Middletown, in the county..Read More

1858-04-13
Patent: Rollin White

Patent: Rollin White

US 19961 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. R. WHITE, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 19,961, dated April 13, 1858. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Rollin White, of the city of Hartford, in the county of Hartford,..Read More

1858-04-15
1858-05-04
Patent: Samuel Colt

Patent: Samuel Colt

US 20144 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. SAMIL. COLT, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT, IMPROVEMENT IN REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 20,144, dated May 4, 1858, To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Samuel Colt, of Hartford, in the State of Connecticut, have made certain..Read More

1858-05-04
Patent: Benjamin F. Joslyn

Patent: Benjamin F. Joslyn

US 20160 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. B. F. JOSLYN, OF WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 20,160, dated May 4, 1858. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Benjamin F. Joslyn, of Worcester, in the county of Worcester and..Read More

1858-05-24
Patent: William Harding

Patent: William Harding

British 1159 Revolver Fire-arms. LETTERS PATENT to William Harding, of Forest Hill, in the County of Kent,’ for the Invention of “ Improvements in Revolver Fire-arms.” Sealed the 19th October 1858, and dated the 24th May 1858. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said William Harding at the Office of the..Read More

1858-05-27
Patent: P.A. Loron

Patent: P.A. Loron

Belgium 5808

1858-06-08
Patent: Moses Kinsey

Patent: Moses Kinsey

US 20496 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. M. KINSEY, OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 20,496, dated June 8, 1858. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Moses Kinsey, of Newark, in the county of Essex and State..Read More

1858-06-15
Patent: Francis H. Harrington

Patent: Francis H. Harrington

US 20607 UNITED STATE PATENT OFFICE. F. H. HARRINGTON, OF SPRINGFIELD, MASSACEUSETTS, ASSIGNOR TO FORACE SMITH AND DANL. B. WESSON. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 20,607, dated June 15, 1858. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Francis H. Harrington,..Read More

1858-06-29
Patent: Frederick D. Newbury

Patent: Frederick D. Newbury

US 20765 UNITED STATE PATENT OFFICE. F. D. NEWBURY, OF ALBANY, NEW YORK, ASSIGNOR TO R. V. DE WITT, JR. OF SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 20,765, dated June 29, 1858. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I,..Read More

1858-07-08
1858-07-15
Patent: Richard Brazier

Patent: Richard Brazier

British 1593 Repeating Fire-arms. LETTERS PATENT to Richard Brazier, of Wolverhampton, in the County of Stafford, Manufacturer, for the Invention of “ Improvements nr Repeating Fire-arms.” Sealed the 25th September 1858, and dated the 15th July 1858. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Richard Brazier at the Office of the..Read More