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Colt: An American Legend/the Official History of Colt Firearms from 1836 to the Present

Colt: An American Legend/the Official History of Colt Firearms from 1836 to the Present

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1985
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0896600114
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9780896600119
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Wilson has produced what may well be the definitive work on Colt firearms. Complementing his previous work, The Colt Heritage: the official history of Colt firearms, this work concentrates on the individual models the company produced. Interspersing his narrative with some biographical infor ...more

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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
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