Revolvers

1856-05-17
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

1856-08-30
Patent: Hezekiah Conant

Patent: Hezekiah Conant

British 2021 A.D. 1856 № 2021 N. Fire-arms. LETTERS PATENT to Hezekiah Conant, of the State of Connecticut, of the United States of America, for the Invention of “A New And Useful Improvement In Fire-Arms.” Sealed the 21st November 1856, and dated the 30th August 1856. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by..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

1856-11-05
Patent: Lefaucheux

Patent: Lefaucheux

France 29055 (16987) BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 5 septembre 1856, Au sieur LEFAUCHEUX, à Paris, Pour des perfectionnements apportés dans le mécanisme et la disposition générale des armes à feu. Pl. XXXVIII. Ces perfectionnements consistent, 1º En une disposition toute particulière d’armement et de percussion par..Read More

1856-11-18
Patent: Martiano Ygnacio Valentin Riera & Pierre Jacques Armand Chevereau

Patent: Martiano Ygnacio Valentin Riera & Pierre Jacques Armand Chevereau

France 29853 Brevet d’Invention sans garantie du Gouvernement. Le Ministre Secrétaire d’état au département de l’Agriculture, du Commerce et des Travaux publics, Ve la loi du 5 juillet +844; Vie le procès-verbal drefie le 18 Novembre 1856, à 10 heures Jo minutes, au Scoretarial général de la Préfecture du département..Read More

1856-11-28

Patent: Pettengill

France 17605 BREVET D’INVENTION (Patente américaine expirant le 22 juillet 1870), En date du 28 novembre 1856, Au sieur PETTENGILL, à New-York, Pour des perfectionnements apportés aux armes à feu à cylindre roulant. Pl. VIII. Cette invention a rapport au genre d’armes à feu dans lesquelles un cylindre, muni de..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

1857-01-24
Patent: Moutier

Patent: Moutier

France 30677 (17950) BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 24 janvier 1857, Au sieur MOUTIER, à Paris, Pour un révolver se chargeant par la culasse au moyen d’une cartouche spéciale. Ce système jouit d’un double mouvement de rotation, c’està-dire: 1º D’un mouvement continu, celui qui provoque le coup..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

1857-02-10
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

1857-02-14

Patent: Wilkens

France 16984 add CERTIFICAT D’ADDITION, En date du 14 février 1857. Les perfectionnements, objet de cette addition, ont rapport: 1º A un système particulier pour assurer une fermeture hermétique entre la culasse du canon et la plaque tournante cylindrique; 2º Aune construction plus simple du canon. La figure 6 représente..Read More

1857-02-21

Patent: Marchoine

France 15837 add CERTIFICAT D’ADDITION, En date du 21 février 1857. Voici quelques modifications apportées à la culasse et au projectile. Fig. 5, vue en perspective du projectile. Fig. 6, coupe verticale du projectile; hauteur totale dudit 0,0325; hauteur du cône 0,023; hauteur du tourillon du bas 0,004; hauteur du..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

1857-03-04
Patent: Fagard

Patent: Fagard

Belgium 4113

1857-03-21
Patent: Chevereau

Patent: Chevereau

France 31385 Brevet d’Juveution saus garantie du Gouvernement. Le Ministre Secrétaire d’Etat au département de l’Agriculture, du Commerce et des Travaux publics, Vie la loi du 5 juillet 1844; Via le procès verbal diego le 21 mars 185%, à1 thoures 15 minutes, au Secrétariat général de la Préfecture du département..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

1857-04-02
Patent: A V Newton

Patent: A V Newton

Britain 921 A.D. 1857 — N° 921. Repeating Fire-arms. LETTERS PATENT to Alfred Vincent Newton, of the Office for Patents, 66, Chancery Lane, in the County of Middlesex, Mechanical Draughts man, for the Invention of “IMPROVEMENTS IN REPEATING FIRE-ARMS.” A communication. Sealed the 11th September 1857, and dated the 2nd..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: Gustav Jahn

British 1100 A.D. 1857. № 1100. Revolver Fire-arms. (This Invention received Provisional Protection, but notice to proceed with the application for Letters Patent was not given within the time prescribed by the Act.) PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by Gustav Jahn at the Office of the Commissioners of Patents, with his Petition,..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

1857-04-30

Patent: H Ball

Britain 1213 A.D. 1857 — N ° 1213. Fire-arms. LETTERS PATENT to Henry Ball, Gun Maker, Great Russell Street, Birmingham, for the Invention of “Improvements In Repeating And Other Fire-Arms.” Sealed the 27th October 1857, and dated the 30th April 1857. (Void by reason of the Patentee having neglected to..Read More

1857-05-23
Patent: Pidault

Patent: Pidault

France 32286 (18612) BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 23 mai 1857, Au sieur PIDAULT, à Paris, Pour un pistolet révolver perfectionné. Pl. LX. Le révolver qui fait l’objet de ce brevet, tout en possédant les qualités des révolvers connus jusqu’à ce jour, présente les trois caractères suivants:..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

1857-05-26
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

1857-06-04

Patent: W Harding

Britain 1574 A.D. 1857 — N 1574. Pistol Holsters. (This Invention received Provisional Protection, but notice to proceed with the application for Letters Patent was not given within the time prescribed by the Act.) PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by William Harding at the Office of the Commissioners of Patents, with his..Read More

1857-06-04

Patent: Storm

France 18797 BREVET D’INVENTION (Patente américaine expirant le 11 mars 1870), En date du 4 juin 1857, Au sieur STORM, de New-York, Pour de nouveaux perfectionnements dans les armes à feu à culasse multiple, dites revolvers. Le but général de mes perfectionnements est d’obtenir un revolver, ou arme à feu..Read More

1857-06-21
Patent: Storm

Patent: Storm

France 23486

1857-06-26

Patent: Guenault

France 18879 BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 26 juin 1857, Au sieur GUENAULT, à Paris, Pourdes perfectionnements apportés aux armes à feu. Pl. XXXVIII, fig. 1, 2, 3 et 4. Ces perfectionnements, qui font particulièrement l’objet d’un certificat d’addition en date du 10 février 1858, ont rapport..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

1857-07-21
Patent: Moutier

Patent: Moutier

France 30677 Additional CERTIFICAT D’ADDITION, En date du 21 juillet 1857. Les perfectionnements, objet de cette addition, consistent dans la simplification du mécanisme. La figure 19, pl. II, est une section faite dans la batterie du pistolet, faisant voir le mouvement qui en compose le mécanisme. Il est à remarquer..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 Brevet d’invention Le ministre de l’intérieur, Vu la loi du 24 mai 1854; Vu le procès-verbal dressé le treize Octobre 1857 à une heure et quinze minutes de relevée au Greffe du Gouvernement provincial de Liège et constatant le dépôt régulier fait par le Sieur P.A. Loron, armurier..Read More

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

1857-10-30
Patent: LeMat

Patent: LeMat

Belgium 5173

1857-10-30
Patent: Le Mat

Patent: Le Mat

Belgium 11208

1857-11-02
Patent: Chevereau

Patent: Chevereau

France 31385 add

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

1857-12-07
Patent: Martin

Patent: Martin

France 34673

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 AD. 1858, 8th February. № 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 Fire-arms, a Portion of which Improvements may be applied to Ordnance.” Sealed the..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: 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

1858-05-04
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

1858-05-24
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

1858-06-01
Patent: Devisme

Patent: Devisme

France 36837

1858-06-02
Patent: Adams

Patent: Adams

France 36825 (20999) BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 2 juin 1858, Au sieur ADAMS, à Londres, Pour des perfectionnements dans les armes à feu dites révolvers. Pl. XXVII. Mon invention consiste dans l’introduction entre le chien et la capsule, sur la cheminée, d’un verrou glissant dans un..Read More

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

1858-06-09

Patent: T W G Treeby

Britain 1306 A.D. 1858, 9th JUNE. N° 1306. Revolving Fire-arms, & c. ( This Invention received Provisional Protection, but notice to proceed with the application for Letters Patent was not given within the time prescribed by the Act.) PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by Thomas Wright Gardener Treeby at the Office of..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
Patent: J. Chaineux

Patent: J. Chaineux

Belgium 5984 Brevet d’invention Le ministre de l’intérieur, Vu la loi du 24 mai 1854; Vu le procès-verbal dressé le quatre Juin 1858 à une heure et quinze minutes de relevée au Greffe du Gouvernement provincial de Liège et constatant le dépôt régulier fait par le Sieur J. Chaineux, armurier..Read More

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

1858-07-19
Patent: Charles Reeves

Patent: Charles Reeves

British 1623 LETTERS PATENT to Charles Reeves, of Birmingham, in the County of •Warwick, Manufacturer, for the Invention of “Improvements in Repeating Fire-arms,” Sealed the 5th October 1858, and dated the 19th July 1858. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Charles Reeves at the Office of the Commissioners of Patents,..Read More

1858-07-20
Patent: LeMat

Patent: LeMat

Belgium 6206

1858-07-20
Patent: Thomas Bailey

Patent: Thomas Bailey

British 1634 LETTERS PATENT to Thomas Bailey, of New Orleans, United States, and of 17, Russell Street, Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Gun Manufacturer, for the Invention of “ ImpbovejSehts in Repeating FIREARMS.” Sealed the 5th October 1858, and dated the 20th July 1858. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the..Read More

1858-07-27
Patent: Edward A Raymond & Charles Robitaille

Patent: Edward A Raymond & Charles Robitaille

US 21054 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. E. A. RAYMOND AND C. ROBITAILLE, OF BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, ASSIGNORS TO THEMSELVES, J. B. RICHARDS, AND T. K. AUSTIN.. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 21,054, dated July 27, 1858. To all whom it may concern: Beit known..Read More

1858-08-17
Patent: Joseph Rider

Patent: Joseph Rider

US 21215 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. J. RIDER, OF NEWARK, OHIO. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 21,215, dated August 17, 1858. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Joseph Rider, of Newark, in the county of Licking and State of..Read More

1858-08-17
Patent: William H. Elliot

Patent: William H. Elliot

US 21188 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. W. H. ELLIOT, OF PLATTSBURG, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 21,188, dated August 17,1858, To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Wm. H. Elliot, of Plattsburg, county of Clinton, State of New..Read More

1858-09-07
Patent: Ethan Allen

Patent: Ethan Allen

US 21400 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ETHAN ALLEN OF WORCESTER, MASS ACHUSETTS, IMPROVEMENT IN REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 21,400, dated September 7, 1858. To all whom it may concern: Beit known that I, Ethan Allen, of Worcester, in the county of Worcester and State of..Read More

1858-09-14
Patent: Fordyce Beals

Patent: Fordyce Beals

US 21478 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FORDYCE BEALS, OF NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 21,478, dated September 14, 1858. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Fordyce Beals, of New Haven, in the county of New Haven..Read More

1858-09-23
Patent: Deprez-Joassart

Patent: Deprez-Joassart

Belgium 6511 (Thanks littlegun.be)

1858-09-28
Patent: F. D. Newbury

Patent: F. D. Newbury

US 20765-AI204 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FREDERICK D. NEWBURY, OF ALBANY, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 20,765, dated June 29, 1858; Additional Improvement No. 204, dated September 28, 1858. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, FREDERICK D...Read More

1858-09-28
Patent: William Palmer

Patent: William Palmer

US 21623 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM PALMER, OF NEW YORK, N. Y. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 21,623, dated September 28, 1858. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, William Palmer, of the city, county, and State of New..Read More

1858-10-12
Patent: Thomas K. Austin

Patent: Thomas K. Austin

US 21730 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. THOMAS K. AUSTIN, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 21,730, dated October 12, 1858. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Thomas K. Austin, of the city and State of New..Read More

1858-11-01
Patent: William Palmer

Patent: William Palmer

British 2436 LETTERS PATENT to William Palmer, of the City and State of New York, United States of America, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Firearms.” Sealed the 1st April 1859, and dated the 1st November 1858. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said William Palmer at the Office of..Read More

1858-11-09
Patent: Ethan Allen

Patent: Ethan Allen

US 22005 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ETHAN ALLEN, OF WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 22,005, dated November 9, 1858. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Ethan Allen, of the city and county of Worcester, and State of..Read More

1858-11-15
Patent: Eyraud

Patent: Eyraud

France 38649

1858-11-15
Patent: Eyraud

Patent: Eyraud

France 38649 (21701) BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 15 novembre 1858, Au sieur EYRAUD, à Saint-Étienne, Pour un révolver. Cette invention a pour objet un pistolet ou fusil révolver se chargeant par la culasse au moyen d’un cylindre à plusieurs coups, ledit cylindre tournant à l’aide d’une..Read More

1858-11-22

Patent: Delvigne

France 21874 BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 22 novembre 1858, Au sieur DELVIGNE, à Paris, Pour un nouveau pistolet. Les armes, en ce qui concerne leur maniement entre les mains de l’homme, ont dû naturellement être combinées d’après sa structure: ainsi, c’est la longueur du bras, convenablement..Read More

1858-12-04
Patent: Pidault

Patent: Pidault

France 32286 Additional CERTIFICAT D’ADDITION, En date du 4 décembre 1858. Les perfectionnements objet de cette addition consistent: 1º Dans un système d’arrêt de sûreté pour rendre l’arme inoffensive; 2º Dans une bascule chasse-cartouche, pour débarrasser le tonnerre de la cartouche servant indéfiniment; 3º Dans une culée mobile à ressort..Read More

1858-12-14

Patent: E. Allen

US 3998-RE633 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ETHAN ALLEN, OF WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN PISTOLS AND OTHER FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 3,998, dated April 16, 1845; Reissue No. 633, date December 14, 1858. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, ETHAN ALLEN, of..Read More

1858-12-16
1858-12-17
Patent: James Kerr

Patent: James Kerr

British 2896 LETTERS PATENT to James Kerr, of 17, Bedford Terrace, Trinity Square, Southwark, in the County of Surrey, Engineer, for the Invention of “ Improvements nr the Construction of Revolving Fire-arms.” Sealed the 25th February 1859, and dated the 17th December 1858. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said James..Read More

1858-12-21
Patent: E. Claude

Patent: E. Claude

US 22348 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. E. CLAUDE, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN BREECH-LOADING REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 22,348, dated December 21, 1858. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, E. claude, of New York, in the county of New..Read More

1858-12-22
Patent: Devisme

Patent: Devisme

France 39199 (22289) BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 22 décembre 1858, Au sieur DEVISME, à Paris, Pour un nouveau système de révolver. Pl. XXVIII. La disposition actuelle des révolvers se chargeant par la culasse est très-défectueuse, en ce qu’elle ne permet l’introduction des cartouches qu’en agissant un..Read More

1858-12-28
Patent: John W. Cochran

Patent: John W. Cochran

US 22412 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JNO. W. COCHRAN, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 22,412, dated December 28, 1858. To all whom it may concern: Beit known that I, John W. Cochran, of the city of New York, in the..Read More

1858-12-30
Patent: Richard Archibald Brooman

Patent: Richard Archibald Brooman

Britain 2990 A.D. 1858, 30th DECEMBER. N ° 2990. Revolving Fire-arms. LETTERS PATENT to Richard Archibald Brooman, of 166, Fleet Street, in the City of London, E.C., Patent Agent, for the Invention of “Improvements in Revolving Fire-arms”— A communication from L. F. Devisme, residing at Paris. Sealed the 28th June..Read More

1859-01-04
Patent: C. S. Pettengill

Patent: C. S. Pettengill

US 22511 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. C. S. PETTENGILL, OF NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 22,511, dated January 4, 1859. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, C. S. Pettengill, of the city and county of New..Read More

1859-01-12
Patent: Devisme

Patent: Devisme

France 39199 add CERTIFICAT D’ADDITION, En date du 12 janvier 1859. Je viens annexer à mon brevet primitif un certificat d’addition caractérisé par la nouvelle disposition de la baguette qui se trouve en dessus du canon lorsque le pistolet est chargé, et que l’on ramène, par une rotation partielle, en..Read More

1859-01-18
Patent: Henry S. North & Edward Savage

Patent: Henry S. North & Edward Savage

US 22666 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. H. S. NORTH OF MIDDLETON, AND E. SAVAGE, OF CROMWELL CONN. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 22,666, dated January is, 1559. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we, Henry S. North, of Middleton, in..Read More

1859-01-22
Patent: Bailey

Patent: Bailey

France 39572 (22592) BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 14 décembre 1858, Au sieur BOUDIN, à Aix-en-Othe (Aube), Pour un nouveau système d’aiguilles applicables aux métiers de bonneterie à côtes. Pl. XLI. Le nouveau modèle d’aiguilles présente plusieursavantages importants: 1º Cette aiguille est en acier trempé et d’une..Read More

1859-01-26
Patent: Devisme

Patent: Devisme

France 39199 add CERTIFICAT D’ADDITION, En date du 26 janvier 1859. Le pistolet révolver, tel qu’il est décrit dans mon brevet principal et la précédente addition, exige deux mouvements: 1º La rotation du levier qui effectue l’abatage du canon et du tonnerre; 2º Le mouvement rotatif partiel de la partie..Read More

1859-01-26
Patent: James Kerr

Patent: James Kerr

British 242 Revolving Fire-arms. LETTERS PATENT to James Kerr, of 17, Bedford Terrace, Trinity Square, Southwark, in the County of Surrey, Engineer, for the Invention of “ Improvements in the Construction of Revolving Fire-arms.’* Scaled the 10th June 1859, and dated the 26th January 1859. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the..Read More

1859-01-29

Patent: Sharps

France 22461 BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 29 janvier 1859, Au sieur SHARPS, à Philadelphie (États-Unis), Pour des perfectionnements apportés aux pistolets à plusieurs coups. Pl. VII. Ces perfectionnements s’appliquent aux pistolets se chargeant par la culasse, au moyen d’une cartouche en forme de boîte contenant la..Read More

1859-02-08
Patent: John Walch

Patent: John Walch

US 22905 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOHN WALCH, OF NEW YORK, N. Y. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 22,905, dated February 8, 1859. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, John Walch, of New York, in the county and State..Read More

1859-02-09
Patent: Perrin

Patent: Perrin

France 39819 (22894) BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 9 février 1859, Au sieur PERRIN, à Paris, Pour des perfectionnements apportés aux pistolets-revolvers. Ce qui suit est un certificat d’addition en date du 14 juin 1865, venu après un premier certificat d’addition en date du 9 juillet 1859...Read More

1859-02-18
1859-03-01
Patent: William C. Haynes

Patent: William C. Haynes

US 23087 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM. C. HAYNES, OF MELROSE, TEXAS. IMPROVEMENTS IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 23,087, dated March 1, 1859. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that, I, William C. Haynes, of Melrose, in the county of Nacogdoches, and..Read More

1859-03-03
Patent: Samuel Colt

Patent: Samuel Colt

Britain 538 A.D. 1853 – N° 538. Rotating Breech Fire-arms. LETTERS PATENT to Samuel Colt, of Spring Gardens, in the County of Middlesex, Gentleman, for the Invention of “Improvements In Rotating Breech Fire-Arms.” — Partly a communication. Sealed the 23d April 1853, and dated the 3d March 1859. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION..Read More

1859-04-11
Patent: Lefaure

Patent: Lefaure

France 40594 (23092) BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 11 avril 1859, Au sieur LEFAURE, à Paris, Pour un perfectionnement applicable aux révolvers. Pl. XLIV. Ce perfectionnement, applicable aux armes dites révolvers et particulièrement à celles à deux détentes, consiste en un cliquet placé à charnière dans le..Read More

1859-04-19
Patent: Jacob Rupertus

Patent: Jacob Rupertus

US 23711 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JACOB RUPERTUS, OF PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 23,711, dated April 19, 1859. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Jacob Rupertus, of the city of Philadelphia, in the county of Philadelphia..Read More

1859-04-21

Patent: Jarre

France 23287 add BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 21 avril 1859, Au sieur JARRE, à Paris, Pour une arme à feu à plusieurs coups. Ce qui suit est un certificat d’addition en date du 8 juillet 1861, venu après un premier certificat d’addition en date du 23..Read More

1859-04-21
Patent: J. Chaineux

Patent: J. Chaineux

Belgium 7369 Brevet de perfectionnement. Le ministre de l’intérieur, Vu la loi du 24 mai 1854; Vu le procès-verbal dressé le huit avril 1859 à dix heures trente minutes du matin au Greffe du Gouvernement provincial de Liège et constatant le dépôt régulier fait par le Sieur J. Chaineux, à..Read More

1859-05-03
Patent: Joseph Rider

Patent: Joseph Rider

US 23861 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOSEPH RIDER, OF NEWARK, OHIO. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 23,861, dated May 3, 1859. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Joseph Rider, of Newark, in the county of Licking and State of..Read More

1859-05-28
Patent: Claudin

Patent: Claudin

France 41170 (24034) BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 28 mai 1859, Au sieur CLAUDIN, à Paris, Pour l’adaptation aux révolvers à cartouches d’un couvre-broches de sûreté. Pl. XVIII. Ce perfectionnement a pour résultat d’empêcher le contact extérieur de la broche des cartouches dans les différents systèmes de..Read More

1859-06-07
Patent: Alexander LeMat

Patent: Alexander LeMat

US 24312 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. A. LE MAT, OF NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA. ADJUSTABLE HAMMER FOR REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification of Letters Patent No. 24,312, dated June 7, 1859. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Alex. Le Mat, of New Orleans, State of Louisiana, have invented..Read More

1859-06-07
Patent: Thomas Bailey

Patent: Thomas Bailey

US 24274 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. THOMAS BAILEY, OF NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 24,274, dated June 7, 1859. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Thomas Bailey, of the city of New Orleans, in the State..Read More

1859-06-30
Patent: P.A. Loron

Patent: P.A. Loron

Belgium 7636

1859-07-05
Patent: Horace Smith & Daniel B. Wesson

Patent: Horace Smith & Daniel B. Wesson

US 24666 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. HORACE SMITH AND D. B. WESSON, OF SPRINGFIELD, MASSACEUSETTS, IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 24,666, dated July 5, 1859. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we, Horace Smith and Daniel B. Wesson, both of..Read More

1859-07-05
Patent: Javelle

Patent: Javelle

France 41464

1859-07-08
Patent: Francis Alexandre Le Mat

Patent: Francis Alexandre Le Mat

British 1622 Revolving or Repeating Fire-arms. LETTERS PATENT to Francis Alexandre Le Mat, of New Orleans, in the State of Louisiana, in the United States of America, Colonel Aide-de-Camp, for the Invention of “ Improvements in the Construction of Revolving or Repeating Fire-arms.” Sealed the 4th January 1860, and dated..Read More

1859-07-09
1859-07-12
Patent: Willard C. Ellis & John N. White

Patent: Willard C. Ellis & John N. White

US 24726 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLARD C. ELLIS AND JOHN N. WHITE, OF SPRINGFIELD, MASSACEUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 24,726, dated July 12, 1859. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we, Willard C, Ellis and John N. White,..Read More

1859-07-12
Patent: Kerr

Patent: Kerr

France 41596 (23584) BREVET D’INVENTION (Patente anglaise expirant le 17 décembre 1872), En date du 12 juillet 1859, Au sieur KERR, à Londres, Pour des perfectionnements apportés aux armes à feu dites révolvers. Pl. XXXVI. Cette invention consiste dans certains perfectionnements apportés aux révolvers et permettant d’appliquer la platine, le..Read More

1859-07-20
Patent: Le Mat

Patent: Le Mat

France 41694 (24018) BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 20 juillet 1859, Au sieur LE MAT, à la Nouvelle-Orléans, Pour des perfectionnements aux révolvers. Pl. IX. Le problème à résoudre dans la combinaison des révolvers consiste à leur faire tirer le plus grand nombre de coups possible, à..Read More

1859-07-26

Patent: Stanhope Marston

US 7887-RE783 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JAMES M. COOPER, OF NEW YORK, N. Y., ASSIGNEE OF STANHOPE W. MARSTON. IMPROVEMENT IN TRIGGER-OPERATING REVOLVING-BREECH FIRE-ARMS, Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 7,887, dated January 7, 1851; Reissue No. 783, dated July 26, 1859. To all whom it may concern: Be..Read More

1859-07-29
Patent Alfred Newton for John Walch

Patent Alfred Newton for John Walch

British 1764 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 “ Certain Improvements nr that Class op Fire-arms known as Revolvers, and in Bullets por the same.”—A communication from abroad by John Walch,..Read More

1859-07-30

Patent: Thomas Firth

Britain 1769 A.D. 1859, 30th July. N° 1769. Breech-loading Cannon. (This Invention received Provisional Protection only.) PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Thomas Firth at the Office of the Commissioners of Patents, with his Petition, on the 30th July 1859. I, THOMAS FIRTH, of Sheffield, in the County of York,..Read More

1859-08-02
Patent: S. C. Lewis & F. P. Pfleghar

Patent: S. C. Lewis & F. P. Pfleghar

US 24942 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. S. C. LEWIS AND F. P. PFLEGHAR, OF WHITNEYVILLE, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 24,942, dated August 2, 1859. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we, S. C. Lewis and F. P. Pfleghar,..Read More

1859-08-22
Patent: Henry Spratt

Patent: Henry Spratt

British 1918 LETTERS PATENT to Henry Spratt, of the Royal Marine Barracks, Plymouth, in the County of Devon, Captain, Royal Marines, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Revolving Pistols and otheb Fire-abms.” Sealed the 21st February 1860, in pursuance of an Order of the Lord Chancellor, and dated the..Read More

1859-09-06

Patent: J. Ells

US 11419-RE806 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOSAH ELLS, OF PITTSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA, ASSIGNOR TO WIM. S. LAVELEY AND JAMES M. COOPER. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 11,419, dated August 1, 1854; Reissue No. 806, dated September 6, 1859. To all whom it may concern: Be..Read More

1859-10-05
Patent: William Newton for Perrin and Delmas

Patent: William Newton for Perrin and Delmas

British 2263 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 in Revolving Fire-arms.”—A communication from abroad by Messrs. Perrin and Delmas, of Paris, in the Empire of France. Sealed the 11th..Read More

1859-10-12
1859-10-19
Patent: Hubert Comblain

Patent: Hubert Comblain

Belgium 8182 Brevet de perfectionnement Le ministre de l’intérieur, Vu la loi du 24 mai 1854; Vu le procès-verbal dressé le vingt neuf Octobre 1859 à midi précis au Greffe du Gouvernement provincial de Liège et constatant le dépôt régulier fait par le Sieur H. Comblain, à Wandre d’une demande..Read More

1859-10-20
1859-11-01

Patent: E. K. Root

US 13999-RE846 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; Reissue No. 846, dated November 1, 1859, To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, E. K. Rout, of..Read More

1859-11-10
1859-11-17
Patent: C. Eyrand

Patent: C. Eyrand

Belgium 8172

1859-11-17
1859-11-17
1859-12-01
1859-12-27
Patent: Joseph Gruler and Augustus Rebetey

Patent: Joseph Gruler and Augustus Rebetey

US 26641 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOS. GRULER AND AUGUSTUS REBETEY, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT, ASSIGNORS TO THE MANEATTAN FIRE-ARMS MANUEACTURING COMPANY, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 26,641, dated December 27, 1859. To all whom it may concern: Be it known..Read More

1860-01-24
Patent: William Hopkins Morris & Charles Liston Brow

Patent: William Hopkins Morris & Charles Liston Brow

US 26919 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WM. H. MORRIS AND CHARLES L. BROWN, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN REPEATING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 26,919, dated January 24, 1860. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we, William Hopkins Morris and Charles Liston..Read More

1860-02-10
Patent: Lefaucheux

Patent: Lefaucheux

France 19380 Addition (10992) BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 15 avril 1854, Au sieur LEFAUCHEUX, à Paris, Pourdes perfectionnements apportés aux armes à feu. Le brevet et deux certificats d’addition, en date des 9 novembre 1854 et 12 mai 1855, ont été publiés t. XXXVII, page 167,..Read More

1860-02-21
Patent: Josiah Ells

Patent: Josiah Ells

US 11419-AI265 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOSIAH ELLS, OF PITTSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA, ASSIGNOR TO JAS. M. COOPER AND WM. S. LAVELY. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 11,419, dated August 1, 1854; Reissue No. —, dated September 6, 1859; Additional Improvement No. 264, dated February 21,..Read More

1860-02-22

Patent: C Greves

Britain 474 A.D. 1860, 22nd February. № 474. Fire-arms. (This Invention received Provisional Protection only.) PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left. by Charles Greves at the Office of the Commissioners of Patents, with his Petition, on the 22nd February 1860. I, Charles Greves, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, do hereby declare..Read More

1860-03-09
Patent: Lagreze

Patent: Lagreze

France 44236 (25695) BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 9 mars 1860, Au sieur LAGRÈZE, à Paris, Pourdes perfectionnements apportés aux armes à feu dites révolvers. Pl. XIII. Ces perfectionnements ont rapport aux moyens d’établir à la fois, sur le même mécanisme, la faculté d’armer les révolvers indifféremment,..Read More

1860-03-09
Patent: Lagreze

Patent: Lagreze

France 25695 25695 BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 9 mars 1860, Au sieur LAGRÈZE, à Paris, Pour des perfectionnements apportés aux armes à feu dites révolvers. Pl. XIII. Ces perfectionnements ont rapport aux moyens d’établir à la fois, sur le même mécanisme, la faculté d’armer les révolvers..Read More

1860-03-15

Patent: G Sturrock

Britain 693 A.D. 1860, 15th March. N° 693. Revolving Fire-arms. (This Invention received Provisional Protection only.) PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by George Sturrock at the Office of the Commissioners of Patents, with his Petition, on the 15th March 1860. I, GEORGE STURROCK, of Chatham, in the County of Kent, Staff Serjeant..Read More

1860-03-15

Patent: W N Norman & J Lube

Britain 694 A.D. 1860, 15th March. N° 694. Fire-arms and Cartridges. (Provisional Protection refused.) PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by William Nicholas Norman and John Lubé at the Office of the Commissioners of Patents, with their Petition, on the 15th March 1860. I, William Nicholas Norman, of the City of Dublin, Ireland,..Read More

1860-03-20
Patent: William. H. Bell

Patent: William. H. Bell

US 27518 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM E. BELL, OF WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 27,518, dated March 20, 1860. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, William. H. Bell, of the city and county of..Read More

1860-03-20
Patent: J. Maslin Cooper

Patent: J. Maslin Cooper

US 27526 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. J. MASLIN COOPER, OF PITTSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 27,526, dated March 20, 1860. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, J. Maslin Cooper, of Pittsburg, in the county of Allegheny and..Read More

1860-04-07
Patent: Starr Arms

Patent: Starr Arms

British 880 LETTERS PATENT to William Clark, of 53, Chancery Lane, in the County of Middlesex, Engineer & Patent Agent, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Fire-arms.”—A communication from abroad by the u Starr Arms Company,” of the City, County, and State of New York, U.S.A. Sealed the 3rd..Read More

1860-04-10
Patent: Frederick D. Newbury

Patent: Frederick D. Newbury

US 27868 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FREDERICK D. NEWBURY, OF ALBANY, NEW YORK, ASSIGNOR TO RICHARD W. DE WITT, JR, OF, SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 27,868s, dated April 10, 1860. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I,..Read More

1860-04-10
Patent: John Rigby

Patent: John Rigby

British 899 LETTERS PATENT to John Rigby, of the City of Dublin, Ireland, ^Gun Maker, and William Nicholas Norman, of said City of Dublin, Gentleman, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Guns and other Fire-arms, and in Cartridges to be used therewith.” Sealed the 4th October 1860, and dated..Read More

1860-04-14

Patent: AV Newton for E Savage

Britain 942 A.D. 1860, 14th April. N° 942. Rotating Breech Fire-arms. (This Invention received Provisional Protection only.) PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by Alfred Vincent Newton at the Office of the Commissioners of Patents, with his Petition, on the 14th April 1860.— A communication from abroad by Edward Savage, of Cromwell, in..Read More

1860-04-21
Patent: Kinapen

Patent: Kinapen

France 44807

1860-05-01
Patent: Frederick D. Newbury

Patent: Frederick D. Newbury

US 13039-AI278 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FREDERICK D. NEWBURY, OF ALBANY, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 13,039, dated June 12, 1855; Additional Improvement No. 278, dated May 1, 1860. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Frederick D...Read More

1860-05-15
Patent: Edward Savage

Patent: Edward Savage

US 28331 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. EDW. SAVAGE, OF CROMWELL, AND H. S. NORTH, OF MIDDLETOWN, ASSIGNORS TO SAVAGE REVOLVING FIRE ARMS COMPANY, OF MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 28,331, dated May 15, 1860. To all whom it may concern: Be it..Read More

1860-05-22
Patent: A. J. Gibson

Patent: A. J. Gibson

US 28437 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE A. J. GIBSON, OF WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS, ASSIGNOR TO HIMSELF, JOHN BOYDEN, JOSEPH P. HALE, AND SAMUEL FISK, OF SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 28,437, dated May 22, 1860. To all whom it may concern: Be it..Read More

1860-05-29
Patent: Wm. H. Elliot

Patent: Wm. H. Elliot

US 28460 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM H. ELLIOT, OF PLATTSBURG, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 28,460, dated May 29, 1860. To all whom it may concern: Beit known that I, Wm. H. Elliot, of Plattsburg, in the county of Clinton, in..Read More

1860-05-29
Patent: Wm. H. Elliot

Patent: Wm. H. Elliot

US 28461 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM. H. ELLIOT, OF PLATTSBURG, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 28,461, dated May 29, 1860. To all whom it may concern: Beit known that I, Wm. H. Elliot, of is intended, when the pistol is carried..Read More

1860-05-29
Patent: Pidault And Cordier, Represented By Barrault

Patent: Pidault And Cordier, Represented By Barrault

France 45322 (25918) BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 29 mai 1860, Aux sieurs PIDAULT et CORDIER, à Paris, Pour un révolver avec cartouche spéciale. Pl. XIX. Nous nous sommes attachés depuis longtemps à perfectionner le révolver et à en faire une arme sûre, précise, et ne pouvant..Read More

1860-06-03
Patent: Ethan Allen

Patent: Ethan Allen

US 28951 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ETHAN ALLEN, OF WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 28,951, dated July 3, 1860. 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

1860-06-10
Patent: A. J. Gibson

Patent: A. J. Gibson

US 29126 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. A. J. GIBSON, OF WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS, ASSIGNOR TO HIMSELF AND I. P. HALE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 29,126, dated July 10, 1860. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, A. J. Gibson, of..Read More

1860-06-11
Patent: Gauthier Jr.

Patent: Gauthier Jr.

France 42782 Add (25040) BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 10 novembre 1859, Aux sieurs GAUTHIER, à Paris, Pour un pistolet-révolver. Pl. XLI. La figure 1 représente l’arme entière et montée, rappelant presque exactement la forme du pistolet de tir. La simplicité et la supériorité de son mécanisme..Read More

1860-06-17
Patent: Joseph W. Alsop

Patent: Joseph W. Alsop

US 29213 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. CHARLES R, ALSOP, OF MIDIDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT, ASSIGNOR TO JOSEPH W. ALSOP, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 29,213, dated July 17, 1860. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Charles R...Read More

1860-07-05
Patent: Javelle

Patent: Javelle

France 41464 add (23473) BREVET D’INVENTION DE QUINZE ANS, En date du 5 juillet 1859, Au sieur JAVELLE, à Saint-Étienne (Loire), Pour un nouveau système de pistolet-révolver à bascule et cartouche à douille en étain. Ce qui suit est un certificat d’addition en date du 5 juillet 1860. Pl. XXXI...Read More

1860-07-16
1860-07-24

Patent: Delvigne

France ~21874 add CERTIFICAT D’ADDITION, En date du 24 juillet 1860. On peut appliquer le principe qu’on vient de décrire à un pistolet à deux coups, et dans le pistolet à deux coups, l’appendice des canons où se trouve le canal dans lequel joue la tige-détente et qui porte aussi..Read More

1860-08-07
Patent: Charles R. Alsop

Patent: Charles R. Alsop

US 29538 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. CHAS. R. ALSOP, OF MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT, ASSIGNOR TO J. W. ALSOP, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN RAMMERS FOR REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 29,538, dated August 7, 1860, To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I,..Read More

1860-08-21

Patent: S. W. Marston

US 7887-RE1029 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JAMEs M. COOPER, OF PITTSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA, ASSIGNEE OF STAN. DOPE W. MARSTON. IMPROVEMENT IN TRIGGER-OPERATING REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 7,887, dated January 7, 1851; Reissue No. 783, dated July 26, 1859; Reissue No. 1,029, dated August 21, 1860. To..Read More

1860-09-04
Patent: James Maslin Cooper

Patent: James Maslin Cooper

US 29864 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. J, MASLIN COOPER, OF PITTSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 29,864, dated September 4, 1860. 10 all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, JAMES MASLIN COOPER, of the city of Pittsburg, in the county..Read More

1860-09-18
Patent – Daniel Moore

Patent – Daniel Moore

US 30079 Be it known that I, Daniel Moore, of Brooklyn, in the county of Kings and State of New York, have invented, made, and applied to use certain new and useful Improvements in Revolving-Breech Fire-Arms; and I do hereby declare that the following is a full, clear, and exac..Read More

1860-10-02
Patent: August Spellier

Patent: August Spellier

US 30260 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. AUGUST SPELLIER, OF PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 30.260, dated October 2, 1860. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, August Spellier, of the city of Philadelphia and State of Pennsylvania, have..Read More

1860-10-02
Patent: E. A. Prescott

Patent: E. A. Prescott

US 30245 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. E. A. PRESCOTT, OF WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 30,215, dated October 2, 1860. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, E. A. Prescott, of Worcester, in the county of Worcester and..Read More

1860-10-09

Patent: Smith & Wesson

US 24666-RE1059 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. H. SMITH AND D. B. WESSON, OF SPRING FIELD, MASSACHUSETTS, IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 24,666, dated July 5, 1859; Reissue No. 1,059, dated October 9, 1860. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we,..Read More

1860-10-09
Patent: A. J. Gibson

Patent: A. J. Gibson

US 30309 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. A. J. GIBSON, OF WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 30,309, dated October 9, 1860. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, A. J. Gibson, of Worcester, in the county of Worcester and..Read More

1860-10-23
Patent: Frederick D. Newbury

Patent: Frederick D. Newbury

US 30494 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FREDERICK D. NEWBURY, OF ALBANY, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 30,494, dated October 23, 1860. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Frederick D. Newbury, of the city of Albany, State of..Read More

1860-10-29

Patent: Javelle

France 41464 add CERTIFICAT D’ADDITION, En date du 29 octobre 1860. La présente addition a pour objet de décrire exactement la structure et la fabrication des cartouches dont on se sert pour ces armes, et dont le perfectionnement vient compléter de la façon la plus heureuse mon invention; car l’arme..Read More

1860-11-06
Patent: John Adams

Patent: John Adams

US 30602 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOHN ADAMS, OF DALSTON, COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, ENGLAND, ASSIGNOR TO THOMAS POULTNEY, OF BALTIMORE, MARYLAND. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVER FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 30,602, dated November 6, 1860. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, John Adams,..Read More

1860-11-06
Patent: Gauthier Jr.

Patent: Gauthier Jr.

France 42782 Add

1860-11-27
Patent: Christian Sharps

Patent: Christian Sharps

US 30765 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. CHRISTIAN SHARPS, OF PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING BLOCKS OF REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 30,765, dated November 27, 1860. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Christian Sharps, of the city of Philadelphia and State..Read More

1860-12-04
Patent: Eben Townsend Starr

Patent: Eben Townsend Starr

US 30843 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. EBEN T. STARR, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVERS. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, EBEN TOWNSEND STARR, of the city, county, and State of New York, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in that class of..Read More

1860-12-18
Patent: Horace Smith

Patent: Horace Smith

US 30990 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. HORACE SMITH AND DANL. B. WESSON, OF SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVERS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 30,990, dated December 18, 1860. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we, Horace Smith and Daniel B. Wesson, of Springfield, in..Read More

1861-01-15
Patent: Ligniel

Patent: Ligniel

France 48164 BREVET nº 48164, en date du 15 janvier 1861, A MM. LIGNIEL, pour un pistolet-revolver se chargeant par derrière. (Extrait) Cette arme composée, ainsi que beaucoup de revolvers déjà connus, d’un cylindre percé de plusieurs chambres et d’un seul canon, se charge par le derrière du cylindre au..Read More