Samuel Colt: Inventor, Hunter, and Businessman

Two Old Metal Colt Revolver

Samuel Colt was an American inventor, businessman, and hunter, born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1814. He is famous for founding Colt’s Patent Fire-Arms Manufacturing Company, a company known today as Colt’s Manufacturing Company. One of Colt’s earliest belongings was a flintlock pistol, which belonged to John Caldwell, his maternal grandfather who was an army officer. Through the manufacture of his Colt guns, he made the mass production of revolvers commercially feasible. Today, there are Colt guns for sale all around the world. Colt’s Early Revolver Designs Samuel Colt received his…

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