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Revolver

Union Auto-Revolver Addition

September 8, 2013 Ian McCollum 13

I forgot to post this with the video last week on the Union automatic revolver – it’s a scan of a vintage catalog page from the Union Firearms Company, listing both their automatic revolver and […]

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Revolver

Union Automatic Revolver (Video)

September 2, 2013 Ian McCollum 16

The most well-known historic automatic revolver is the British Webley-Fosbery, but there were other handguns of the type that were put into production. One example is the Union auto-revolver, made in Toledo, Ohio shortly before […]

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Landstad 1900 Automatic Revolver

June 14, 2013 Ian McCollum 39

We spent a bunch of time earlier this week covering the Webley-Fosbery “automatic revolver”, and I would like to close out the week with another pistol of that type, but one that’s even weirder than […]

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Manuals

Webley-Fosbery Automatic Revolver

June 12, 2013 Ian McCollum 26

Patented in 1896 and going into production in 1901, the Webley-Fosbery Automatic Revolver was the brainchild of British Col. George Vincent Fosbery, VC. Fosbery was a career military officer who had served in India for […]

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Revolver

Getting That Last One…

May 28, 2013 Ian McCollum 28

No at matter how close you think you are, it seems that a proper gun collection can never really be complete. The closer you get to having a one of each necessary example of whatever […]

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Manuals

M1895 Nagant Followup: Manuals

May 22, 2013 Ian McCollum 19

It isn’t unusual for me to learn additional things about a particular gun from various folks after I write a post, which sometimes calls for an addendum to my original post or article. Well, after […]

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Handgun

Webley-Fosbery Automatic Revolver

November 12, 2012 Ian McCollum 9

The Webley-Fosbery was an early automatic handgun based on a revolver design. The top half of the frame was able to slide back under recoil, recocking the hammer and indexing the next round in the […]