Robert L. "Larry" Wilson was one of America's leading authorities on antique firearms. He was the author of illustrated and detailed books regarding the histories of various firearm companies, the art of firearm engraving and embellishment, and Sam Colt, inventor of the revolver. He consulted for ,and advised, museums around the world.
As an undergraduate student, Wilson studied history and art at Carleton College. Wilson's first book,Samuel Colt Presents , was published in 19...more