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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.

Small Arms from 1840 to 1849

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

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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.





#1
1848
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Allen & Thurber Single-Shot
Allen & Thurber Single-Shot
Single-Shot, Side-Hammer Pistol
#2
1848
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Colt Model 1848 (Baby Dragoon)
Colt Model 1848 (Baby Dragoon)
Five-Shot Percussion Revolver
#3
1848
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Colt Model 1848 (Dragoon)
Colt Model 1848 (Dragoon)
Six-Shot Percussion Revolver
#4
1849
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver
Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver
Percussion Revolver
#5
1847
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Colt Walker
Colt Walker
Six-Shot Revolver Sidearm
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1842
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Deringer Model 1842 Navy
Deringer Model 1842 Navy
Percussion Cap, Rifled Barrel Pistol
#7
1848
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dreyse Model 1841 (Needle Gun)
Dreyse Model 1841 (Needle Gun)
Bolt-Action Service Rifle
#8
1841
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Harpers Ferry Model 1841 (Hall Rifle)
Harpers Ferry Model 1841 (Hall Rifle)
Single-Shot, Breech-Loaded Percussion Rifle
#9
1841
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Harpers Ferry Model 1841 (Mississippi Rifle)
Harpers Ferry Model 1841 (Mississippi Rifle)
Rifled-Musket Percussion Cap Long Gun
#10
1844
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Springfield Model 1842
Springfield Model 1842
Muzzle-Loaded Musket / Rifle