Today we’re looking at John Potocki’s excellent reference work, The Colt 1905 Automatic Pistol. Not much doubt what the subject is, right? The development of John Browning’s iconic 1911 pistol is generally not much discussed, and Potocki’s book is a good way to learn all the ins and outs of the pistol’s evolution and early trials.
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Want a teaser on the sort of information you’ll find in it? Ed Buffaloe at the Unblinking Eye has a very good article on the 1905 Colt, which draws many of its references from Potocki’s book.