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Small Arms from 1840 to 1849


Samuel Colt began to increase his gun-making capabilities after securing several important patents in the 1830s.

There are a total of 10 Small Arms from 1840 to 1849 in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. This listing also includes other small arms of the period such as hand grenades, infantry mortars, and related man-portable systems.