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   [THREE VOLUME SET IN SLIPCASE~~~ARMS AND EQUIPMENT OF THE UNION~~
ARMS AND EQUIPMENT OF THE CONFEDERACY~~AND
 
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Action Army, SAA, Model P, Peacemaker, M1873, and Colt .45 is a single-action revolver with a revolving cylinder holding six metallic cartridges. It was designed for the U.S. government service revolver trials of 1872 by Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company – today's Colt's Manufacturing Company – and was adopted as the standard military service revolver until 1892.

The Colt SAA has been offered in over 30 different calibers and various barrel lengths. Its overall appearance has remained consistent since 1873. Colt has discontinued its production twice, but brought it back due to popular demand. The revolver was popular with ranchers, lawmen, and outlaws alike, but as of the early 21st century, models are mostly bought by collectors and re-enactors. Its design has influenced the production of numerous other models from other companies...

The Single Action Army became available in standard barrel lengths of 4¾", 5½" as well as the Cavalry standard, original 7½". The shorter barrelled revolvers are sometimes called the "Civilian" or "Gunfighter" model (4¾") and the Artillery Model (5½"). There was also a variant with a sub 4" barrel, without an ejector rod unofficially referred to as the "Sheriff's Model", "Banker's Special", or "Storekeeper".

From 1875 until 1880 Colt marketed a single-action revolver in .44 rimfire Henry caliber in a separate number range from no. 1 to 1,863.

A "Flattop Target Model" was listed in Colt's catalogs from 1890 to 1898. Colt manufactured 914 of these revolvers with a frame which was flat on top and fitted with an adjustable leaf rear sight. The front sight consisted of a base with an interchangeable blade.

In 1896, at serial number 164,100, a spring-loaded base pin latch replaced the cylinder pin retaining screw and by 1900, at serial number 192,000, the Colt Single Action was certified for use with smokeless powder. In 1920, larger, highly visible sights replaced the original thin blade and notch. The revolvers remained essentially unchanged from that point until cessation of manufacture at the beginning of World War II...

The Colt SAA revolver is a famous piece of Americana, known as "The Gun That Won the West".

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COLT:  a Collection of Letters about the Man, the Arms, the Company  http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B00DFB9UYS/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=

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  Hadrian's Wall: A Military Study of the Northwest Frontier of Rome http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0010SBJZ6
 
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Military Grade High Intensity flashlights
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See photos  Guns In American Society: An Encyclopedia, Two Vol. Set http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/1576072681/ref=olp_page_2?ie=UTF8&startIndex=10
 
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See photos  Uniforms of the World : a Compendium of Army, Navy, and Air Force Uniforms, 1700-1937 / with 1, 600 Illustrations of Uniforms http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B0017RS57U/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=
 
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 See photos The Armies of U.S. Grant  http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/1854091778/ref=tmm_hrd_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=  
 
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See photos The Illustrated Directory of Guns: A Collector's Guide to Over 1500 Military, Sporting and Antique Firearms http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/078582801X/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=
 
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See photos Soviet Military Power: The Pentagon's Propaganda Document, Annotated and Corrected  http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0394757157/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=
 
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See photos The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft Armament: A Comprehensive Guide to Modern Airborne Weapons and Sensing Systems, their Operating Principles, and Tactical Deployment http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0517566079/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=
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See photos  Soldiers: a World Wide History of Men-At-arms [ to Modern day ] http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B0038ISGC0/ref=tmm_hrd_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=

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See photos The book of the Continental soldier;: Being a compleat account of the uniforms, weapons, and equipment with which he lived and fought  http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B0006BRORU/ref=tmm_hrd_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=
 
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See photos List of members of the state Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania / 1909 Hardback edition/ X-historical society collection [ Museum Firearms Collections ] http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B003TQLG8W/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=
 
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See photos Encyclopedia of the U.S. Military http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0887302157/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=

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 See photos Firearms Laws: A State by State and Federal Summary http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0922802092/ref=dp_olp_used?ie=UTF8&condition=used

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 See photos The Byllynge Point Saga ( Canon Weaponry--Paulsboro,NJ )http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B0007ALBZG/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=

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See photos Onward We Charge: The Heroic Story of Darby's Rangers in World War II http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0451221281/ref=olp_page_2?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&startIndex=10

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See photos Forts of the Upper Missouri  http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B000UC7AJ2/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=

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See photos **REPRINT** Wilson, Henry Braid, 1861- An account of the operations of the American Navy in France during the War with Germany. Vice Admiral Henry B. Wilson, United States Navy, Commander, United States Naval Forces in France. n.p., 1919?**/ title page is thick dark paper/ letter insert looks to be signed/ Foreward signature is reprinted= tight binding/ clean hardback binding with gilt title / plastic jacket/ publ. not dated/ http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B004IOI09W/ref=tmm_other_meta_binding_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=

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See photos The Third Reich Almanac http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0886873630/ref=tmm_hrd_collectible_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible&sr=&qid=

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See photos Maryland in World War II: Vol.I Military Participation http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B000FMVH96/ref=olp_tab_used?ie=UTF8&condition=used

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Gun Digest 2015 GUN: 100 Greatest Firearms (Field & Stream) The Illustrated History of Firearms: In Association with the National Firearms Museum
Gun Digest 2015
$27.43
GUN: 100 Greatest Firearms The Illustrated History of Firearms: In Assn with the National Firearms.....
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50 Famous Firearms You've Got to Own: Rick Hacker's Bucket List of Guns Gun Control in the Third Reich: Disarming the Jews and "Enemies of the State" The Future of the Gun
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The Gun Digest Book of Automatic Pistols Assembly/Disassembly Gun Digest Illustrated Guide to Modern Firearms The Gun Digest Book of Revolvers Assembly/Disassembly (Gun Digest Book of Firearms Assembly/Disassembly)
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Glock: The Rise of America's Gun Guns of Outlaws: Weapons of the American Bad Man The Gun Digest Book of Trap & Skeet Shooting
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Gun Owner's Handbook: A Complete Guide To Maintaining And Repairing Your Firearms--In The Field Or At Your Workbench Gun Digest Book of Modern Gun Values: The Shooter's Guide to Guns 1900 to Present Guns of the American West
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Brownells Guide to 101 Gun Gadgets: Useful Tools and Accessories Every Shooter Must Own The Gun Digest Book of the Tactical Shotgun Gun Trader's Guide to Collectible Knives: A Comprehensive, Fully Illustrated Reference with Current Market Values
Brownells Guide to 101 Gun Gadgets: Useful ... The Gun Digest Book of the Tactical Shotgun Gun Trader's Guide to Collectible Knives: A...
Johnson Rifles and Machine Guns: The Story of Melvin Maynard Johnson, Jr. and His Guns The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry: From Flint Axes to Automatic Weapons A History of Weapons: Crossbows, Caltrops, Catapults & Lots of Other Things that Can Seriously Mess You Up
Johnson Rifles and Machine Guns: The Story ... The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry: F... A History of Weapons: Crossbows, Caltrops, ...
The New Weapons of the World Encyclopedia: An International Encyclopedia from 5000 B.C. to the 21st Century Weapons of War (Millennium (Abdo)) The Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War II: The Comprehensive Guide to over 1500 Weapons Systems, including Tanks, Small Arms, Warplanes, Artillery, Ships and Submarines
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Weapons, Gear, and Uniforms of the American Revolution (Equipped for Battle) Deep Violence: Military Violence, War Play, and the Social Life of Weapons Weapons: A Pictorial History
Weapons, Gear, and Uniforms of the American... Deep Violence: Military Violence, War Play,... Weapons: A Pictorial History
The Fighting Tomahawk: An Illustrated Guide to Using the Tomahawk and Long Knife as Weapons Wolverine: The Return of Weapon X (Wolverine (Unnumbered)) Ancient and Medieval Siege Weapons: A Fully Illustrated Guide To Siege Weapons And Tactics
The Fighting Tomahawk: An Illustrated Guide... Wolverine: The Return of Weapon X (Wolverin... Ancient and Medieval Siege Weapons: A Fully...
 
Krav Maga Weapon Defenses: The Contact Combat System of the Israel Defense Forces The Politics of Nuclear Weapons Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon
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Native American Weapons Biological Weapons: From the Invention of State-Sponsored Programs to Contemporary Bioterrorism Battle Weapons of the American Revolution
Native American Weapons Biological Weapons: From the Invention of S... Battle Weapons of the American Revolution
Principles of Naval Weapons Systems: Second Edition (U.S. Naval Institute Blue & Gold Professional Library) Steampunk Soldiers: Uniforms & Weapons from the Age of Steam (Dark Osprey) Weapons That Wait: Mine Warfare in the U.S. Navy
Principles of Naval Weapons Systems: Second... Steampunk Soldiers: Uniforms & Weapons ... Weapons That Wait: Mine Warfare in the U.S....
World War II German Field Weapons & Equipment: A Visual Reference Guide (Datafile 1939-45) Encyclopedia of Okinawan Weapons The AK-47: Kalashnikov-series assault rifles (Weapon)
World War II German Field Weapons & Equ... Encyclopedia of Okinawan Weapons The AK-47: Kalashnikov-series assault rifle...

 

The Martini-Henry Rifle (Weapon) The Sten Gun (Weapon) Viking Weapons and Combat Techniques
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U.S. Infantry Weapons of World War II The Art of Swordsmanship by Hans Leck├╝chner (Armour and Weapons) Lewis & Clark - Tailor Made, Trail Worn: Army Life, Clothing, & Weapons of the Corps of Discovery
U.S. Infantry Weapons of World War II The Art of Swordsmanship by Hans Leckü... Lewis & Clark - Tailor Made, Trail Worn...
The U.S. Nuclear Arsenal: A History of Weapons and Delivery Systems since 1945 The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Swords and Sabers: An authorative history and visual directory of edged weapons from around the world, shown in over 800 stunning colour photographs Knives 2015: The World's Greatest Knife Book
The U.S. Nuclear Arsenal: A History of Weap... The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Swords and ... Knives 2015: The World's Greatest Knife Book