The Gun That Started It All

by  Dennis Russell


Dennis Russell recently had the good fortune to acquire William B. Edward's Colt 1851 Navy Serial #82, the gun that started the Replica Percussion Revolver Industry.

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This revolver started the whole Replica Revolver Industry including Colt's re-entry of their percussion revolvers.  Dennis Russell' book is the only book needed to collect Colts 2nd & 3rd Generation Percussion Revolvers.  Below are listed the contents of his book and address for ordering.

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