Revolvers

1864-03-12
Patent: Charles Edwin Wallis

Patent: Charles Edwin Wallis

British 624 LETTERS PATENT to Charles Edwin Wallis, of Millman Street, Bedford Row, Holborn, London, in the County of Middlesex, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Revolving Fire-arms.” Sealed the 8th September 1864, and dated the 12th March 1864. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Charles Edwin Wallis at..Read More

1864-03-26

Patent: Bousfield for S Wood

Britain 760 A.D. 1864, 26th MARCH. N° 760. Revolving Fire-arms. (This Invention received Provisional Protection only.) PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by George Tomlinson Bousfield at the Office of the Commissioners of Patents, with his Petition, on the 26th March 1864.- A communication from abroad by Stephen Wood, residing at Cornwall, New..Read More

1864-03-30
Patent: Constant Degueldre

Patent: Constant Degueldre

Belgium 15950 (Thanks littlegun.be)

1864-04-19
Patent: B. F. Joslyn

Patent: B. F. Joslyn

US 42379 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. B. F. JOSLYN, OF STONINGTON, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 42,379, dated April 19, 1864. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, B. F. Joslyn, of Stonington, Connecticut, have invented certain Improvements in..Read More

1864-04-19
Patent: Thomas Gibson

Patent: Thomas Gibson

US 42435 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. THOMAS GIBSON, OF YONKERS, NEW YORK, ASSIGNOR TO THE STARR ARMS COMPANY, OF SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN LOCKING CYLINDER OF REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 42,435, dated April 19, 1864. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that..Read More

1864-05-01
Patent: J. Chaineux

Patent: J. Chaineux

Belgium 16035

1864-05-01
Patent: M. Arendt

Patent: M. Arendt

Belgium 16025

1864-05-10
Patent: W. H. Elliot

Patent: W. H. Elliot

US 42648 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WM. H. ELLIOT, OF PLATTSBURG, NEW YORK, IMPROVEMENT IN MANY-BARRELED FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 42,648, dated May 10, 1864. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Wm. E. Elliot, of Plattsburg, in the county of Clinton,..Read More

1864-05-10
Patent: Henry Reynolds

Patent: Henry Reynolds

US 42688 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. HENRY REYNOLDS, OF SPIRINGIFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 42,688, dated May 10, 1864. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Henry Reynolds, of Springfield, in the county of Hampden and State of..Read More

1864-05-17
Patent: David Williamson

Patent: David Williamson

US 42823 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. DAVID WILLIAMSON, OF BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, ASSIGNOR TO THE MOORE’S PATENT FIRE ARMS COMPANY, OF SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 42,823, dated May 17, 1864. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I,..Read More

1864-06-01
1864-06-01
1864-06-07

Patent: D. Moore

US 38321-RE1693 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. THE MOORE’S PATENT FIRE ARMS COMPANY, OF BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, ASSIGNEES OF DANL. MOORE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 38,321, dated April 28, 1863; Reissue No. 1,693, dated June 7, 1864. To all whom it may concern: Be..Read More

1864-06-07

Patent: Daniel Moore

US 38321-RE1694 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. DANIEL MOORE, OF BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, ASSIGNOR TO THE MOORE’S PATENT FIRE-ARMS COMPANY, OF SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 38,321, dated April 28, 1863; Reissue No. 1,694, dated June 7, 1864. To all whom it may..Read More

1864-07-01
1864-07-05

Patent W. H. Elliot

US 33932-RE1715 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WM. H. ELLIOT, OF PLATTSBURG, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN THE BASE-PIN AND LEVER OF REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 2,928, dated December 17, 1861; Reissue No. 1,715, dated July 5, 1864. To all whom it may concern: Be it known..Read More

1864-07-12
Patent: R. D. O. SMITH

Patent: R. D. O. SMITH

US 43529 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. R. D. O. SMITH, OF WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. IMPROVEMENT IN CARTRIDGE-EXTRACTORS FOR REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 43,529, dated July 12, 1864. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, R. D. O. Smith, of Washington,..Read More

1864-07-16
Patent: Andrew Wyley

Patent: Andrew Wyley

British 1785 A.D. 1864, 16th July. № 1785. Breech-loading Fire-arms and Ordnance. LETTERS PATENT to Andrew Wyley, of Barker Street, Aston Manor, in the County of Stafford, Geological Surveyor, for the Invention of “Improvements In Breech-Loading Fire-Arms, Including Revolvers And Ordnance.” Sealed the 7th October 1864, and dated the 16th..Read More

1864-07-19
Patent: Jacob Rupertus

Patent: Jacob Rupertus

US 43606 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JACOB RUPERTUS, OF PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 43,606, dated July 19, 1864. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Jacob Rupertus, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, have invented an Improvement in Revolving Fire-Arms;..Read More

1864-08-02
Patent: Charles Robitaill And Florian Dahis

Patent: Charles Robitaill And Florian Dahis

US 43709 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. CHARLES ROBITAILL AND FLORIAN DAHIS, OF BROOKLYN, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 43,709, dated August 2, 1864. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we, Charles Robitaill and Florian Dahis, of Brooklyn, in..Read More

1864-08-16

Patent: E. Allen

US 21400-RE1737 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ETHAN A LEN OF WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 21,400, dated September 7, 1858; Reissue No. 1,737, dated August 16, 1864. DIVISION A. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Ethan Allen,..Read More

1864-08-16

Patent: E. Allen

US 21400-RE1738 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ETHAN ALLEN OF WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 21,400, dated September 7, 1858; Reissue No. 1,738, dated August 16, 1864. DIVISION B. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Ethan Allen, of..Read More

1864-08-19
Patent: Bethel Burton

Patent: Bethel Burton

British 2059 LETTERS PATENT to Bethel Burton, of the City of Brooklyn, in the State of New York, America, at present residiug with Messieurs Alexander Beil and Son, No. 8, Finch Lane, London, E.C., for the Invention of “ Improvements in Breech-loading and Revolving Fire-arms and Cannon, and Metallic Cartridges.”..Read More

1864-09-06
Patent: William Tileston

Patent: William Tileston

US 44126 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WM. TILESTON, OF GEORGETOWN, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. IMPROVEMENT IN SAFETY-STOPS FOR REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 44,126, dated September 6, 1864. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, William Tileston, of Georgetown, in the county of..Read More

1864-09-10
Patent: Constant Degueldre

Patent: Constant Degueldre

Belgian 16732 (Thanks littlegun.be)

1864-09-20
Patent: Sivé Guilbert

Patent: Sivé Guilbert

US 44303 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. SIVÉ GUILBERT, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN COMBINED SWORD-HANDLE AND REVOLVING FIRE-ARM. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 44,303, dated September 20, 1864. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Sivé Guilbert, of the city, county, and State..Read More

1864-09-20
Patent:  S. W. Wood

Patent: S. W. Wood

US 44363 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. S. W. WOOD, OF CORNWALL NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 44,363, dated September 20, 1864. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, S. W. Wood, of Cornwall, in the county of Orange..Read More

1864-09-28
Patent: Jean Jongen

Patent: Jean Jongen

Britain 2383 A.D. 1864, 28th SEPTEMBER. N° 2383. Fire-arms. LETTERS PATENT to Jean Jongen, of Liege, in the Kingdom of Belgium, Gun Manufacturer, for the Invention of “Improvements in the Construction of Fire-arms.” Sealed the 28th February 1865, and dated the 28th September 1864. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said..Read More

1864-10-12
Patent: Ambrogio Micheloni

Patent: Ambrogio Micheloni

British 2513 ( This Invention received Provisional Protection only.) PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by Isaiah Williams at the Office of the Commissioners of Patents, with his Petition, on the 12th October 1864.—A communication from abroad by Ambrogio Micheloni, of Milan, in the Kingdom of Italy. I, Isaiah Williams, of Birmingham, in..Read More

1864-10-25
Patent: Robert K. Colvin

Patent: Robert K. Colvin

US 44784 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ROBERT. K. COLVIN, OF LAN CASTER, PENNSYLVANIA. IMPROVEMENT IN COMBINED GUN AND PISTOL BAYONET. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 44,784, dated October 25, 1864. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Robert K. Colvin, of the city of..Read More

1864-10-25

Patent: Rollin White

US 19961-RE1802 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ROLLIN WHITE, OF SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 19,961, dated April 13, 1858; Reissue No. 1,802, dated October 25, 1864. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, ROLLIN WHITE, formerly of Hartford,..Read More

1864-11-08
Patent: Freeman W. Hood

Patent: Freeman W. Hood

US 44953 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FREEMAN W. HOOD, OF WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 44953, dated November 8, 1864. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Freeman W. Hood, of the city and county of Worcester, and..Read More

1864-11-22
Patent: Henry Reynolds

Patent: Henry Reynolds

US 45176 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. HENRY REYNOLDS, OF SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 45,176, dated November 22, 1864. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Henry Reynolds, of Springfield, in the county of Hampden and State of..Read More

1864-11-28
Patent: Jean Jougen

Patent: Jean Jougen

British 2383 LETTERS PATENT to Jean Jongen, of Lifege, in tie Kingdom of Belgium, Gun Manufacturer, for the Invention of “ Improvements in the Construction op Fire-arms.’* Sealed the 28th February 1865, and dated the 28th September 1864. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Jean Jongen at the Office of..Read More

1864-11-29
Patent: Rollin White

Patent: Rollin White

US 45290 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ROLLIN WHITE, OF LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters. Patent No. 45,290, dated November 29, 1864. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Rollin White, of Lowell, in the county of Middlesex and State of..Read More

1864-12-15
1864-12-20
Patent: E.T. Starr

Patent: E.T. Starr

US 45532 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. E. T. STARR, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVED SAFETY DEVICE FOR LOCKS OF FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 45,532, dated December 20, 1864. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, E. T. Starr, of the city, county,..Read More

1865-01-04
Patent: W. C. Dodge

Patent: W. C. Dodge

US 45983 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM C. DODGE, OF WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 45,953, dated January 4, 1865 To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, William. C. Dodge, of the city of Washington and..Read More

1865-01-17
Patent: William C. Dodge

Patent: William C. Dodge

US 45912 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM C. DODGE, OF WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. IMPROVEMENT IN CARTRIDGE-RETRACTORS FORM NAY-CHAMBERED FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 45,912, dated January 17, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, William C. Dodge, of Washington city, in..Read More

1865-01-24
Patent: Reuben H. Plass

Patent: Reuben H. Plass

US 46023 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. REUBEN H. PLASS, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 46,023, dated January 24, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Reuben H. Plass, of the city and county of New..Read More

1865-01-31
Patent: Frederick D. Newbury

Patent: Frederick D. Newbury

US 46131 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FREDERICK D. NEWBURY, OF HUDSON CITY, NEW JERSEY. IMPROVEMENT IN RAMMERS FOR REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 46,131, dated January 31, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Frederick D. Newbury, of Hudson City, State..Read More

1865-02-04

Patent: S W Wood

Britain 309 A.D. 1865, 4th FEBRUARY. N° 309. Fire-arms and Cartridges. LETTERS PATENT to Stephen Wells Wood, of Cornwall, in the County of Orange and State of New York, in the United States of North America, for the Invention of “Certain Improvements In Revolving Fire-Arms, And Cartridges For The Same.”..Read More

1865-02-07
Patent: W. H. Elliot

Patent: W. H. Elliot

US 46225 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WM. H. ELLIOT, OF PLATTSBURG, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 46,225, dated February 7, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, WM. H. ELLIOT, of Plattsburg, in the county of Clinton,..Read More

1865-02-07
Patent: B. F. Joslyn

Patent: B. F. Joslyn

US 46243 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. BENJAMIN F. JOSLYN, OF STONINGTON, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 46,243, dated February 7, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, B. F. Joslyn, of Stonington, Connecticut, have invented certain Improvements in..Read More

1865-02-08
1865-02-28
Patent: Patrick Haughian

Patent: Patrick Haughian

US 46562 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. PATRICK HAUGHIAN, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 46,562, dated February 28, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Patrick Haughian, of the city, county, and State of New York,..Read More

1865-02-28
Patent: Charles Edward Sneider

Patent: Charles Edward Sneider

US 46612 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. CHAS. EDWD. SNEIDER, OF BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, ASSIGNOR TO HIMSELF AND THOMAS POULTNEY, OF SAME PLACE. AND THOMAS POULTNEY, OF SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 46,612, dated February 28, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be..Read More

1865-03-09
Patent: Clark for S A Noel & F Gueury

Patent: Clark for S A Noel & F Gueury

Britain 659 A.D. 1865, 9th March. N ° 659. LETTERS PATENT to William Clark, of 53, Chancery Lane, in the County of Middlesex, Engineer and Patent Agent, for the Invention of “Improvements In Revolving Fire-Arms.” — A communication from abroad by Sébastien Amédée Noël, ex Master at Arms, and François..Read More

1865-04-04

Patent: R. White

US 19961-RE1928 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ROLLIN WHITE, OF SPRING FIELD, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 19,961, dated April 13, 1858; Reissue No. 1,92s, dated April 4, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Rollin White, formerly of..Read More

1865-04-11
Patent: Alexandre Guerriero

Patent: Alexandre Guerriero

US 47252 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ALEXANDRE GUERRIERO, OF GENOA, ITALY. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 47,252, dated April 11, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Alexandre Guerriero, of Genoa, in the Kingdom of Italy, have invented certain..Read More

1865-04-12
Patent: T J Mayall

Patent: T J Mayall

Britain 1046 A.D. 1865, 12th April. N° 1046. N Fire-arms and Cartridges. LETTERS PATENT to Thomas Jefferson Mayall, of Roxbury, Massachusetts, in the United States of America, but now residing at Red Lion Court, Fleet Street, in the City of London, for the Invention of “Improvements In Fire-Arms And In..Read More

1865-04-18

Patent: WM. H. Elliot

US 33382-RE1936 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE WM. H. ELLIOT, OF PLATTSBURG, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 33,382, dated October 1, 1861; Reissue No. 1,936, dated April 18, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, W. H. ELLIOT,..Read More

1865-04-18

Patent: WM. H. Elliot

US 33382-RE1938 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WM. H. ELLIOT, OF PLATTSBURG, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 33,382, dated October 1, 1861 Reissue No. 1,938, dated April 18, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, W. H. ELLIOT,..Read More

1865-04-18

Patent: WM. H. Elliot

US 33382-RE1937 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WM. H. ELLIOT, OF PLATTSBURG, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 33,382, dated October 1, 1861; Reissue No. 1937, dated April 18, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, W. H. ELLIOT,..Read More

1865-05-01
Patent: M. Arendt

Patent: M. Arendt

Belgium 17785

1865-05-16
Patent: Wm. H. Elliot

Patent: Wm. H. Elliot

US 47707 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WM. H. ELLIOT OF PLATTSBURG, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN CYLINDER-PINS OF REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 47,707, dated May 16, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Wm. H. Elliot, of Plattsburg, in the county..Read More

1865-05-16
Patent: George H. Gardner

Patent: George H. Gardner

US 47712 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. GEO. H. GARDNER, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 47,712, dated May 16, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, George H. Gardner, of the city, county, and State of..Read More

1865-05-16
Patent: John H. Vickers

Patent: John H. Vickers

US 47775 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOHN H. WICKERS, OF WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS, ASSIGNOR TO HIMSELF AND LUCIUS. W. POND, OF SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 47,725, dated May 16, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, John..Read More

1865-06-20
Patent: B. F. Joslyn

Patent: B. F. Joslyn

US 48287 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. B. F. JOSLYN, OF STONINGTON, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 48,287, dated June 20, 1865; antedated June 14, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, B. F. Joslyn, of Stonington, in the..Read More

1865-07-11
Patent: Louis C. Rodier

Patent: Louis C. Rodier

US 48775 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. LOUIS C. RODIER, OF SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS, ASSIGNOR TO SAMUEL NORRIS, OF SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 48,775, dated July 11, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Louis C. Rodier, of..Read More

1865-07-20
Patent: William Tranter

Patent: William Tranter

British 1889 A.D. 1865, 20th July. Nº 1889. Fire-arms and Cartridges. LETTERS PATENT to William Tranter, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Gun Maker, for the Invention of “IMPROVEMENTS IN FIRE-ARMS, AND IN CARTRIDGES FOR THE SAME.’ Sealed the 12th January 1866, and dated the 20th July 1865. PROVISIONAL..Read More

1865-08-04

Provisional Patent: Thomas William Webley

British 2030 (This Invention received Provisional Protection only.) PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by Thomas William Webley at the Office of the Commissioners of Patents, with his Petition, on the 4th August 1865. I, Thomas William Webley, of the Firm of Philip Webley and Sons, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick,..Read More

1865-08-04

Patent: Bonneville for P Drivon & C J Biron

Britain 2027 A.D. 1865, 4th August. Nº 2027. Revolver Pistols. (This Invention received Provisional Protection only.) PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by Henri Adrien Bonneville at the Office of the Commissioners of Patents, with his Petition, on the 4th August 1865. — A communication from Pierre Drivon and Claude Joseph Biron, residing..Read More

1865-08-07
Patent William Castle Dodge

Patent William Castle Dodge

British 2050 LETTERS PATENT to William Castle Dodge, of Washington City, District of Columbia, United States of America, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Fire-asms.” Sealed the 2nd February 1866, and dated the 7th August 1865. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said William Castle Dodge at the Office of..Read More

1865-08-15
Patent: G. Fagnus

Patent: G. Fagnus

Belgium 18313

1865-08-28
Patent: P Polain

Patent: P Polain

Britain 2210 A.D. 1865, 28th August. N° 2210. Breech-loading Revolvers. LETTERS PATENT to Prosper Polain, of Liege, in the Kingdom of Belgium, Gentleman, for the Invention of “IMPROVEMENTS IN BREECH LOADING REVOLVERS.” Sealed the 30th January 1866, and dated the 28th August 1865. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said Prosper..Read More

1865-09-15
Patent: M. Arendt

Patent: M. Arendt

Belgium 18420

1865-10-03
Patent: Silas Crispin

Patent: Silas Crispin

US 50224 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. SILAs CRISPIN, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 50,224, dated October 3, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Silas Crispin, of the city, county, and State of New York,..Read More

1865-10-03
Patent: W. H. ELLIOT

Patent: W. H. ELLIOT

US 50232 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WM. H. ELLIOT, OF ILION, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 50,232, dated October 3, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, W. H. Elliot, of Ilion, county of Herkimer, and State..Read More

1865-11-15
Patent: M. Arendt

Patent: M. Arendt

Belgium 18667

1865-11-21
Patent: D. B. Wesson And H. Smith

Patent: D. B. Wesson And H. Smith

US 51092 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. D. B. WESSON AND H. SMITH, OF SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 51,092, dated November 21, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we, D. B. Wesson and H. Smith, of Springfield,..Read More

1865-11-21
Patent: W. Mason

Patent: W. Mason

US 51117 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM MASON, OF ILION, NEW YORK, ASSIGNOR TO E. REMINGTON & SONS, OF SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 51,117, dated November 21, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, William Mason,..Read More

1865-11-28
Patent: J. Rider

Patent: J. Rider

US 51269 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOSEPH RIDER, OF NEWARK, OHIO, ASSIGNOR TO HIMSELF AND E. REMINGTON & SONS, OF ILION, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 51,269, dated November 28, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I,..Read More

1865-12-01
1865-12-05
Patent: Samuel P. Legg

Patent: Samuel P. Legg

US 51327 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. SAMUEL P. LEGG, OF SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS. DIE FOR FORGING AND SHAPING PISTOL-FRAMES. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 51,327, dated December 5, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, SAMUEL P. LEGG, of Springfield, Hampden county, Commonwealth of..Read More

1865-12-16
Patent: Newton for S. Cristpin

Patent: Newton for S. Cristpin

Britain 3258 A.D. 1865, 16th December. N° 3258. Breech-loading Fire-arms, &c. 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 Breech-Loading Fire-Arms And Rotating Breech Cylinder Pistols, And Cartridges To Be Used..Read More

1865-12-19
Patent: Eben T. Starr

Patent: Eben T. Starr

US 51628 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. EBEN T. STARR, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 51,628, dated December 19, 1865; antedated December 7, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Eben T. Starr, of the city,..Read More

1865-12-26
Patent: James Reid

Patent: James Reid

US 51752 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JAMES REID, OF CATSKILL, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 51,752, dated December 26, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, James Reid, of Catskill, in the county of Greene and State..Read More

1865-12-26
Patent: George C. Bunsen

Patent: George C. Bunsen

US 51690 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. GEORGE C. BUNSEN, OF BELLEVILLE, ILLINOIS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 51,690, dated December 26, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, George C. Bunsen, of Belleville, in the county of St. Clair..Read More

1865-12-31
1865-12-31
Patent: H. Goossens

Patent: H. Goossens

Belgium 18912

1866-01-02
Patent: B. F. Joslyn

Patent: B. F. Joslyn

US 51836 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. BENJAMIN F. JOSLYN, OF STONINGTON, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 51,836, dated January 2, 1866; antedated December 26, 1865. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, B. F. Joslyn, of Stonington, Connecticut, have..Read More

1866-01-09
Patent: Eli Whitney

Patent: Eli Whitney

US 51985 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ELI WHITNEY, OF NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 51,985, dated January 9, 1866. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Eli Whitney, of New Haven, county of New Haven, and State..Read More

1866-01-16
Patent: S.W. Wood

Patent: S.W. Wood

US 52105 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. S. W. WOOD, OF CORNWALL, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN CARTRIDGE-RETRACTORS FOR REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 52,105, dated January 16, 1866. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, S. W. WOOD, of Cornwall, in the county..Read More

1866-01-23
Patent: Henry Hammond

Patent: Henry Hammond

US 52165 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. HENRY HAMMOND, OF BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN CARTRIDGE-RETRACTORS FOR REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 52,165, dated January 23, 1866. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, HENRY HAMMOND, of Bridgeport, Fairfield county, State of Connecticut, have..Read More

1866-01-23
Patent: Henry Josselyn

Patent: Henry Josselyn

US 52248 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. HENRY S. JOSSELYN, OF ROXBURY, MASSACHUSETTS, ASSIGNOR TO HIMSELF AND W. E. WOODWARD, OF SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 52,248, dated January 23, 1866. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, HENRY..Read More

1866-02-13
Patent: Benjamin Loomis

Patent: Benjamin Loomis

US 52582 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. BENJAMIN T. LOOMIS, OF NEW YORK, N. Y. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 52,582, dated February 13, 1866. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, BENJAMIN T. LOOMIS, of the city, county, and State..Read More

1866-02-28

Patent: David Leopold Cohn

Britain 610 A.D. 1866, 28th February. N° 610. Breech-loading Revolving Fire-arms, &c. (This Invention received Provisional Protection only.) PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by David Leopold Cohn at the Office of the Commissioners of Patents, with his Petition, on the 28th February 3866.— A communication from abroad by Joseph Grunbaum, of Vienna,..Read More

1866-03-07

Patent: John Cochran

US 40533-RE2211 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOHN WEBSTER COCHRAN, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 40,533, dated November 10, 1863; Reissue No. 2,211, dated March 7, 1866. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, JOHN WEBSTER COCHRAN,..Read More

1866-03-27
Patent: Prosper Polain

Patent: Prosper Polain

US 53548 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. PROSPER POLAIN, OF BRUSSELS, BELGIUM. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 53,548, dated March 27, 1866. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, PROSPER POLAIN, of Brussels, in the Kingdom of Belgium, have invented certain..Read More

1866-03-27
Patent: William Mason

Patent: William Mason

US 53539 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM MASON, OF ILION, NEW YORK, ASSIGNOR TO E. REMINGTON & SONS, OF SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 53,539, dated March 27, 1866. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, William Mason,..Read More

1866-04-07
Patent: Edward Thomas Hughes

Patent: Edward Thomas Hughes

Britain 997 A.D. 1866, 7th APRIL. N° 997. LETTERS PATENT to Edward Thomas Hughes, of the Firm of Hughes and Son, Patent Agents, 123, Chancery Lane, London, for the Invention of “Improvements in Revolving Fire-arms”—A communication from abroad by James Benjamin Doolittle and George Otis Downing, of New Haven, State..Read More

1866-04-10
Patent: S. H . Roper

Patent: S. H . Roper

US 53881 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. SYLVESTER. H. ROPER, OF ROXBURY, MASSACHUSETTS, IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 53,881, dated April 10, 1866. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Sylvester H. Roper, of Roxbury, county of Norfolk, and State of..Read More

1866-04-17
Patent: J. B. Doolittle

Patent: J. B. Doolittle

US 54065 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. J. B. DOOLITTLE, OF NEW HAVEN, ASSIGNOR TO HIMSELF AND GEO. O. DOWNING, OF HAMDEN, CONNECTICUT IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 54,065, dated April 17, 1836. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, J...Read More

1866-04-17
Patent: George G. Crowell

Patent: George G. Crowell

US 53955 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. GEORGE G. CROWELL, OF LIMEROCK, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 53,955, dated April 17, 1866. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, George G. Crowell, of Lime Rock, in the county of Litchfield,..Read More

1866-05-01

Patent: Henry Reynolds

US 45176-RE2234 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. HENRY REYNOLDS, OF SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT CARTRIDGE-EXTRACTORS FOR FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 45,176, dated November 22, 1864; Reissue No. 2,234, dated May 1, 1866. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Henry Reynolds, of Springfield, in..Read More

1866-06-19
Patent: Wm. Tibbals

Patent: Wm. Tibbals

US 55743 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WM. TIBBALS, OF SOUTH COVENTRY, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 55,743, dated June 19, 1866. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, WILLIAM TIBBALS, of South Coventry, in the county of Tolland and..Read More

1866-07-17
Patent: William Tibbals

Patent: William Tibbals

US 56466 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM TIBBALS, OF SOUTH COVENTRY, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 56,466, dated July 17, 1866. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, William Tibbals, of South Coventry, in the county of Tolland and..Read More

1866-07-28
Patent: John Adams

Patent: John Adams

British 1959 LETTERS PATENT to John Adams, of No. 391, Strand, in the County of Middlesex, for the Invention of “ Improvements in the Construction op Revolver Fire-arms, and in Apparatus employed in their Manufacture, also in Cartridges to be used therewith.” Sealed the 23rd November 1866, and dated the..Read More

1866-08-17
Patent: William Tranter

Patent: William Tranter

British 2113   A.D. 1866, 17th August. N° 2113. Fire-arms. LETTERS PATENT to William Tranter, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Gun Maker, for the Invention of “Improvements in Fire-arms.” Sealed the 11th December 1866, and dated the 17th August 1866. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said William Tranter..Read More

1866-08-21
Patent: John H. Vickers

Patent: John H. Vickers

US 57448 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOHN H. VICKERS, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT, ASSIGNOR TO THE BACON ARMS COMPANY, OF THE SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 57,448, dated August 21, 1866. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, John..Read More

1866-08-28
Patent: Charles A. Converse And Samuel S. Hopkins

Patent: Charles A. Converse And Samuel S. Hopkins

US 57622 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. CHARLES A. CONVERSE AND SAMUEL S. HOPKINS, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT, ASSIGNORS TO THE BACON MANUFACTURING COMPANY, OF SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 57,622, dated August 28, 1866. To all whom it may concern: Be it known..Read More

1866-09-10
Patent: Edmund Harlow

Patent: Edmund Harlow

Britain 2326 A.D. 1866, 10th September. N° 2326. LETTERS PATENT to Edmund Harlow, of Sparkbrook, near Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Gun Maker, for the Invention of “Improvements in Breech-Loading Fire-Arms And In Revolving Fire-Arms, and in Cartridges for the said Fire-Arms.” Sealed the 8th March 1867, and dated..Read More

1866-09-11
Patent: Albert Christ

Patent: Albert Christ

US 57864 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ALBERT CHRIST, OF CALIFORNIA, OHIO. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent, No. 57,864, dated September 11, 1866. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, ALBERT CHRIST, of California, Hamilton county, Ohio have invented a new and..Read More

1866-09-15
Patent: Deprez Fils

Patent: Deprez Fils

Belgium 20063

1866-10-02
1866-10-31
Patent: Deprez Fils

Patent: Deprez Fils

Belgium 20283

1866-11-13
Patent: Albert Munson

Patent: Albert Munson

US 59629 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ALBERT L. MUNSON, OF NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT, ASSIGNOR TO HIMSELF AND ARTHUR MOFFATT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 59,629, dated November 13, 1866. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, A. L. MUNSON, of..Read More

1866-11-15
Patent: M. Arendt

Patent: M. Arendt

Belgium 20369

1867-02-02
1867-03-30
Patent: Counet

Patent: Counet

Belgium 21194

1867-04-02
Patent: RW Drew

Patent: RW Drew

US 63450 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. REUBEN W. DREW, OF LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS, Letters Patent No. 63,450, dated April 2, 1867. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. The Schedule referred to in these Letters Patent and making part of the same. TO ALL PERSONS TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME: Be it known..Read More

1867-04-03
Patent: William Herrick

Patent: William Herrick

A.D. 1867, 3rd APRIL. № 1007. Revolving Breech-loading Fire-arms. LETTERS PATENT to William Robert Lake, of the “International Patent Office,” No. 8, Southampton Buildings, Chancery Lane, in the County of Middlesex, Consulting Engineer, for the Invention of “Improvements In Revolving Breech-Loading Fire-Arms.”— A communication from abroad by William Herrick, of..Read More

1867-05-31
Patent: M. Arendt

Patent: M. Arendt

Belgium 21577

1867-06-04
Patent: Elisha K. Root

Patent: Elisha K. Root

US 65510 United States Patent Office. MATILDA C. ROOT AND ELISHA COLT, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT, AND HARRIS COLT, OF NEW YORK, N. Y., EXECUTORS OF E. K. ROOT, DECEASED, ASSIGNORS TO COLT’S PATENT FIRE-ARMS COMPANY, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT. Letter Patent No. 65,510, dated June 4, 1867. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIREARMS...Read More

1867-06-11
Patent: Edward Frost

Patent: Edward Frost

US 65742 United States Patent Office EDWARD J. FROST, OF NEW YORK, N. Y. Letters Patent No. 65,742, dated June 11, 1867. IMPROVEMENT IN MAGAZINE REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. The Schedule referred to in these Letters Patent and making part of the same. TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Be it known..Read More

1867-06-18

Patent: William H. Elliot

US 28461-RE2650 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; Reissue No. 2,650, dated June 18, 1867. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, WILLIAM H. ELLIOT,..Read More

1867-07-09
Patent: Rollin White

Patent: Rollin White

US 66542 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ROLLIN WHITE, OF LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS. Letters Patent No. 66,542, dated July 9, 1867. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. The Schedule referred to in these Letters Patent and making part of the same. TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Be it known that I, Rollin White,..Read More

1867-08-01

Patent: William Tranter

British 2228 LETTERS PATENT to William Tranter, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Gun Maker, for the Invention of “ Improvements nr Firearms.” Sealed the 10th December 1868, and dated the 1st August 1867. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said William Tranter at the Office of the Commissioners of..Read More

1867-10-22
Patent: John Adams

Patent: John Adams

British 2961 Breech-loading Revolver Fire-arms. LETTERS PATENT to John Adams, of Number 391, Strand, in the County of Middlesex, for the Invention of “ Improvements in the Construction of Breech-loading Revolver Fire-arms.” Sealed the 17th April 1867, and dated the 22nd October 1867. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said John..Read More

1867-12-31
1867-12-31
Patent: John Gordon

Patent: John Gordon

US 72844 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOHN GORDON, OF NEW LONDON, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN SPRING-POWER REPEATING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 72,844, dated December 31, 1867. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, JOHN GORDON, of the city and county of New London,..Read More

1868-01-28
Patent: William Tranter

Patent: William Tranter

British patent 285 Ejector, Cylinder Detent, Hammer/Firing Pin Breech actions, revolving-chamber. – The double-action lock for revolvers, described in Specification No. 1913, A.D. 1856, is applied to a breech-loading revolver in order to fire a central-fire cartridge.  For this purpose the hammer is made to strike a spring firing-pin A working..Read More

1868-01-30
1868-03-03
Patent: George Holman

Patent: George Holman

US 75016 United States Patent Office GEORGE HOLMAN, OF WATERVILLE, NEW YORK. Letters Patent No. 75,016, dated March 3, 1868 IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. The Schedule referred to in these Letters Patent at taking part of the same. TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Be it known that I, GEORGE..Read More

1868-06-15
1868-06-15
1868-10-13
Patent: Francois Alexandre Le Mat

Patent: Francois Alexandre Le Mat

Britain 3131 A.D. 1868, 13th October. N 3131. Revolving and Repeating Fire-arms. LETTERS PATENT to François Alexandre Le Mat, of New Orleans, in the State of Louisiana, in the United States of America, Colonel, for the Invention of “Improvements In The Construction Of Revolving And Repeating Fire-Arms,” Sealed the 1st..Read More

1868-10-15
Patent: A. Fagnus

Patent: A. Fagnus

Belgium 24237

1868-11-15
Patent: F. Alexander Thuer

Patent: F. Alexander Thuer

US 82258 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. F. ALEXANDER THUER, OF EAST HARTFORD, ASSIGNOR TO COLTS FIRE-ARMS MANUFACTURING COMPANY, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 82,2258, dated September 15, 1868, To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, F. Alexander..Read More

1868-11-28
Patent: William Tranter

Patent: William Tranter

British Patent 3622 Extractors Breech actions, revolving-chamber. – In a revolver the frame or break-off is formed with a hinged part which can be opened to allow of the cartridge cases being pushed out by a sliding-rod actuated by a lever rotating a pinion at its end which engages with rack..Read More

1868-11-30
1868-12-15
Patent: Frank Wesson

Patent: Frank Wesson

US 84976 United States Patent Office FRANK WESSON, OF WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS. Letters Patent No. 84,976, dated December 15, 1868. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. The Schedule referred to in these Letters Patent and making part of the same. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, FRANK WESSON,..Read More

1868-12-21
1868-12-29
Patent: John Adams

Patent: John Adams

US 85350 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOHN ADAMS, OF THE STRAND, ENGLAND. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 85,350, dated December 29, 1868; patented in England, July 28, 1866. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, John Adams, of the Strand,..Read More

1868-12-31
Patent: FAKW von Oppen

Patent: FAKW von Oppen

Britain 3981 A.D. 1868, 31st DECEMBER. N° 3981. Revolving Breech-loading Fire-arms and Cartridges, &c. LETTERS PATENT to Frederic August Kunow Waldemar von Oppen, of No. 14, Pall Mall, in the County of Middlesex, for the Invention of “Improvements In Revolving Breech-Loading Fire-Arms, And In Cartridges For The Same, And In..Read More

1869-03-19
Patent Augusto Albini

Patent Augusto Albini

British 838 Revolving Fire-arms, LETTERS PATENT to Augusto Albini, of Genoa, and also of No. 1, New Broad Street Buildings, in the City of London, Captain in the Royal Italian Navy, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Repeating or Revolving FIRE-ARMS.,, Sealed the 14th September 1869, and dated 19th..Read More

1869-05-17
Patent: Smith and Wesson

Patent: Smith and Wesson

British 1510 LETTERS PATENT to William Robert Lake, of tbe Pirm of Haseltine, Lake, & Co., of No. 8, Southampton Buildings, London, Patent Agents, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Revolving Fire-arms.** — A communication from abroad by Messrs. Smith and Wesson, of Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America...Read More

1869-07-20
Patent: Franklin Wesson

Patent: Franklin Wesson

US 92918 United States Patent Office. FRANKLIN WESSON, OF WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS. Letters Patent No. 92,918, dated July 20, 1869. IMPROVED COMBINED PISTOL AND DIRK. The Schedule referred to in these Letters Patent and making part of the same. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, FRANKLIN..Read More

1869-08-10
Patent: Rollin White

Patent: Rollin White

US 93572 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ROLLIN WHITE, OF LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 93,572, dated August 10, 1869. To all whom, it may concern: Be it known that I, ROLLIN WHITE, of Lowell, in the county of Middlesex and State of..Read More

1869-08-10
Patent: Rollin White

Patent: Rollin White

US 93653 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ROLLIN WHITE, OF LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 93,653, dated August 10, 1869. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, ROLLIN WHITE, of Lowell, in the State of Massachusetts, have invented a..Read More

1869-08-24
Patent: Charles A. King

Patent: Charles A. King

US 94003 United States Patent Office CHARLES A. KING, OF SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 94,003, dated August 24, 1869. To all whom it may concern; Be it known that I, Charles A. King, of Springfield, Hampden county, State of Massachusetts, have..Read More

1869-09-15
1869-09-15
1869-09-30
1869-12-09
Patent: William Tranter

Patent: William Tranter

British patent 3557 Extractor A further improvement relates to revolver pistols such as are described in Specification No. 3622, A.D. 1868.  The central rod Q, Fig. 4, which operates the extractor when the barrel is raised about its hinge, is actuated by a lever R instead of by a rack..Read More

1869-12-14
Patent: François Alexandre Le Mat

Patent: François Alexandre Le Mat

US 97780 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FRANÇOIS ALEXANDRE LE MAT, OF NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, ASSIGNOR TO CHARLES PIETRONI, OF LONDON, ENGLAND. Letters Patent No. 97,780, dated December 14, 1869 IMPROVEMENT IN BREECH-LOADING REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. The Schedule referred to in these Letters Patent and making part of the same To all..Read More

1870-01-04
Patent: F. Alexander Thuer

Patent: F. Alexander Thuer

US 98529 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. F. ALEXANDER THUER, OF EAST HARTFORD, CONN, ASSIGNOR TO THE COLT’S PATENT FIRE-ARMS MANUFACTURING COMPANY, OF SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN CARTRIDGE LOADING APPARATUS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 98,529, dated January 4, 1870; patented in England, April 9, 1869 To all whom..Read More

1870-02-01
Patent: Rollin White

Patent: Rollin White

US 99505 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ROLLIN WHITE, OF LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 99,505, dated February 1, 1870. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, ROLLIN WHITE, of Lowell, in the county of Middlesex and State of..Read More

1870-02-08
Patent: J. M. Marlin

Patent: J. M. Marlin

US 99690 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOHN M. MARLIN, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN CARTRIDGE-SHELL EXTRACTORS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 99,690, dated February 8, 1870. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, John M. Marlin, of Hartford, in the county of Hartford and..Read More

1870-02-08
Patent: J. C. Miller

Patent: J. C. Miller

US 99693 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOHN C. MILLER, OF DANVILLE, KENTUCKY. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 99,693, dated February 8, 1870. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Jno. C. Miller, of Danville, in the county of Boyle, and..Read More

1870-02-15
Patent: Byron R. Hill

Patent: Byron R. Hill

US 99893 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. BYRON R. HILL, OF CRANSTON, R HODE ISLAND. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 99,893, dated February 15, 1870. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Byron R. Hill, of Cranston, in the county of..Read More

1870-02-22
Patent: R. White

Patent: R. White

US 100227 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ROLLIN WHITE, OF LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS, IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVERS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 100,227, dated February 22, 1870. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Rollin White, of Lowell, in the State of Massachusetts, have invented certain new..Read More

1870-05-10
Patent: Dartein & Dartein

Patent: Dartein & Dartein

US 102782 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. CHARLES FELIX DE DARTEIN AND JULES EDOUARD DE DARTEIN, OF STRASBOURG, FRANCE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 102,782, dated May 10, 1870. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we, CHARLES FELIX DE DARTEIN and..Read More

1870-05-17
Patent: George Calver

Patent: George Calver

US 103013 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. GEORGE W. H. CALVER, OF BURLINGTON, NEW JERSEY. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 103,013, dated May 17, 1870. To all whom, it may concern: Be it known that I, G. W. H. CALVER, M.D., of Burlington, in the..Read More

1870-06-15
Patent: H. Pieper

Patent: H. Pieper

Belgium 27625

1870-06-21
Patent: William. I. Page

Patent: William. I. Page

US 104636 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM. I. PAGE, OF BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, ASSIGNOR TO HIMSELF AND CHARLES E. ROBINSON, OF SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 104,636, dated June 21, 1870. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, William...Read More

1870-07-27
Patent: Albert Spirlet

Patent: Albert Spirlet

British 2107 LETTERS PATENT to John Piddington, of 53, Gracechurch Street, in the City of London, Patent Agent, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Revolvers and Revolving Fire-arms, and in Apparatus to be used therewith.”—*A communication from abroad by Albert Spirlet, Armurier, of No. 5, Quai de la Boverie,..Read More

1870-11-22
Patent: Benjamin Joslyn

Patent: Benjamin Joslyn

US 109417 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. BENJAMIN F. JOSLYN, OF NEW YORK, N. Y. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 109,417, dated November 22, 1870. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN JOSLYN, of New York, county of New..Read More

1870-12-02
Patent: Linberg & Phillips

Patent: Linberg & Phillips

US 109914 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. CHARLES J. LINBERG AND WILLIAM J. PHILLIPS, OF ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 109,914, dated December 6, 1870. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we, CHARLES J. LINBERG and WILLIAM J...Read More

1870-12-15
Patent: D. Levaux

Patent: D. Levaux

Belgium 28279 Brevet de d’invention Le ministre de l’intérieur, Vu la loi du 24 mai 1854; Vu le procès-verbal dressé le trente Novembre 1870 à onze heures quinze minutes au Greffe du Gouvernement provincial de Liège et constatant le dépôt régulier fait par le Sieur D. Levaux, représenté par le..Read More

1870-12-22
1871-01-23
1871-01-31
Patent: Ph Counet

Patent: Ph Counet

Belgium 28417

1871-01-31
Patent: D. Levaux

Patent: D. Levaux

Belgium 28367 Brevet de de perfectionnement Le ministre de l’intérieur, Vu la loi du 24 mai 1854; Vu le procès-verbal dressé le cinq janvier 1871 à une heure au Greffe du Gouvernement provincial de Liège et constatant le dépôt régulier fait par le Sieur D. Levaux, représenté par le sieur..Read More

1871-02-07
Patent: G. H. Harrington

Patent: G. H. Harrington

US 111534 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. GILBERT H. HARRINGTON, OF WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS, IMPROVEMENT IN CARTRIDGE-SHELL EJECTORS FOR REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 111,534, dated February 7, 1871. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Gilbert H. Harrington, of the city and county..Read More

1871-03-07
Patent: E. S. Leaycroft

Patent: E. S. Leaycroft

US 112471 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. EDWIN. S. LEAYCROFT, OF BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, ASSIGNOR, BY MESNE ASSIGNMENT, TO COLTS PATENT FIRE-ARMS MANUFACTURING COMPANY, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 112,471, dated March 7, 1871. To all whom it may concern: Be it..Read More

1871-03-07
Patent: Edwin Leaycroft

Patent: Edwin Leaycroft

US 112472 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. EDWIN. S. LEAYCROFT, OF BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, ASSIGNOR, BY MESNE ASSIGNMENTS, TO COLT’S PATENT FIRE-ARMS MANUFACTURING COMPANY, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 112,472, dated March 7, 1871. To all whom it may concern: Be it..Read More

1871-03-14
1871-03-28
Patent: Samuel Hopkins

Patent: Samuel Hopkins

US 113053 Be it known that I, SAMUEL S. HoPKINS, of Norwich, in the county of New London and Stateof Connecticut, have invented a new and useful Improvement in Revolving Fire-Arms; and I do hereby declare that the following is afull,clear,andexactdescriptionthereof,which will enable othersskilled inthe art to make and usethesame,reference..Read More

1871-04-11
Patent: G. Mariette

Patent: G. Mariette

Belgium 28630

1871-05-09
Patent: William. C. Dodge

Patent: William. C. Dodge

US 114653 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM C. DODGE, OF WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. IMPROVEMENT IN BREECH-LOADING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 114,653, dated May 9, 1871. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, William. C. Dodge, of Washington, in the county of..Read More

1871-05-23
Patent: E. Whitney

Patent: E. Whitney

US 115258 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ELI WHITNEY, OF NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 15,258, dated May 23, 1871. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Eli Whitney, of New Haven, in the county of New Haven,..Read More

1871-05-30
Patent: B. F. Joslyn

Patent: B. F. Joslyn

US 115483 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. BENJAMIN F. JOSLYN, OF NEW YORK, N.Y., ASSIGNOR TO TOMES, MELVAIN & CO., OF SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 115,483, dated May 30, 1871. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Benjamin..Read More

1871-06-13
Patent: Franklin Wesson

Patent: Franklin Wesson

US 115916 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FRANKLIN WESSON, OF WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS, IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 115,916, dated June 13, 1871. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Franklin Wesson, of the city of Worcester, in the county of Worcester..Read More

1871-06-15
1871-06-15
Patent: H. Pieper

Patent: H. Pieper

Belgium 28862

1871-06-15
Patent: P. Counet

Patent: P. Counet

Belgium 28817

1871-06-20
Patent: Moss and Johnson

Patent: Moss and Johnson

US 116078 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOHN L. MOSS AND EDWARD W. JOHNSON, OF COLUMBUS, MISSISSIPPI. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 116,078, dated June 20, 1871. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we, John L. Moss and Edward W. Johnson,..Read More

1871-06-27
Patent: Forehand and Wadsworth

Patent: Forehand and Wadsworth

US 116422 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. SULLIVAN FOREHAND AND HENRY C. WADSWORTH, OF WORCESTER, MASS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 116,422, dated June 27, 1871. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that we, Sullivan Forehand and Henry C. Wadsworth, both of..Read More

1871-07-04
Patent: F. G. Cochran

Patent: F. G. Cochran

US 116559 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FREDERIC G. COCHRAN, OF ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 116,559, dated July 4, 1871. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Frederic G. Cochran, of St. Louis, in the county of..Read More

1871-07-04
Patent: Freeman Hood

Patent: Freeman Hood

US 116593 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FREEMAN W. HOOD, OF BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMEN IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 116,593, dated July 4, 1871. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Freeman W. Hood, of Boston, of the county of Suffolk and..Read More

1871-07-25
Patent: Charles B. Richards

Patent: Charles B. Richards

US 117461 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. CHARLES B. RICHARDS, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT, ASSIGNOR TO “THE COLT’S PATENT FIRE-ARM MANUFACTURING COMPANY,” OF SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 117,461, dated July 25, 1871. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I,..Read More

1871-07-25

Patent: William C. Dodge

US 45912-RE4483 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM C. DODGE, OF WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, ASSIGNOR TO HORACE SMITH AND D. B. WESSON, OF SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 45,912, dated January 17, 1865; reissue No. 4,483, dated July 25, 1871. To all..Read More

1871-08-01

Patent: Morris & Brown

US 26919-RE4496 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM HOPKINS MORRIS, OF NEW YORK, AND CHARLES LISTON BROWN, OF SING SING, NEW YORK, FOR THEMSELVES, AND ROLLIN WHITE, OF LOVELL, MASSACHUSETTS, ASSIGNEE OF SAID MORRIS AND BROWN. IMPROVEMENT IN REPEATING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 26,919, dated January 24,..Read More

1871-09-05
Patent: C. Sharps

Patent: C. Sharps

US 118752 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. CHRISTIAN SHARPS, OF PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 118,752, dated September 5, 1871. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that, Christian Sharps, of Philadelphia, county of Philadelphia, State of Pennsylvania, have invented Improvements..Read More

1871-09-19
Patent: Charles Richards

Patent: Charles Richards

US 119048 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. CHARLES B. RICHARDS, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT, ASSIGNOR TO THE COLTS PATENT FIRE-ARMS MANUFACTURING COMPANY. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 119,048, dated September 19, 1871. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, CHARLES B. RICHARDS,..Read More

1871-11-21
Patent: Jacob Rupertus

Patent: Jacob Rupertus

US 121199 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JACOB RUPERTUS, OF PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 121,199, dated November 21, 1871. To all whom it may concern: Be it, known that I, Jacob Rupertus, of the city and county of Philadelphia and State of..Read More

1871-11-23
Patent: William Tranter

Patent: William Tranter

British 2509 LETTERS PATENT to William Tranter, of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Gunmaker, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Breech-loading Shall-asms.” Sealed the 19th January 1872, and dated the 23rd September 1871. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the said William Tranter at the Office of the Commissioners of..Read More

1871-12-15
1871-12-15

Patent: Gerard Theophile

Belgium 29767 (Thanks littlegun.be)

1871-12-26
Patent: Thomas Lee

Patent: Thomas Lee

US 122182 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. THOMAS LEE, OF WESTPORT, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN RETRACTORS FOR REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 122,182, dated December 26, 1871. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, THOMAS LEE, of the town of Westport, in the county..Read More

1872-02-29
1872-03-16

Patent: Gerard Theophile

Belgium 30232   (Thanks littlegun.be)

1872-04-13
1872-04-15
Patent: G. Mariette

Patent: G. Mariette

Belgium 30326

1872-04-20
Patent: P. Counet

Patent: P. Counet

Belgium 30422

1872-05-08
Patent: Anthony M. Smith

Patent: Anthony M. Smith

US 127377 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ANTHONY M. SMITH, OF BROOKLYN, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN TOY-REVOLVERS AND FIRE-CRACKER HOLDERS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 127,377, dated May 28, 1872. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Anthony M. Smith, of Brooklyn, in the county..Read More

1872-05-31
Patent: I. I. Abadie

Patent: I. I. Abadie

Belgium 30558 Brevet d’importation Le ministre de l’intérieur, Vu la loi du 24 mai 1854; Vu le procès-verbal dressé le quinze Mai 1872 à dix heures trente minutes au Greffe du Gouvernement provincial de Brabant et constatant le dépôt régulier fait par le Sieur J.J. Abadie et V. Leniau, à..Read More

1872-06-22