Wild West Photo 5    Here is a pic of Samuel Remington (1819-1892) with his six-shooter, Eliphalet Remington’s 2nd son. Eliphalet Remington (1793-1861) was the founder of E. Remington and Sons*, Ilion, New York. Samuel’s saying, “I’m a gunsmith.” It's very nice of him to explain how his six-shooter works. This photo was taken at the Wild West Pioneer Fest event, Harriet Island Regional Park, St. Paul, MN, 080727.  Remington* is America's Oldest Gunmaker.
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If we're not mistaken, his gun is a Colt 45 "Peacemaker." It's the real McCoy.

born July 19, 1814     Samuel Colt
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July 19, 1814 - January 10, 1862, an American inventor and industrialist from Hartford, Connecticut. He founded Colt's Patent Fire-Arms Manufacturing Company (today, Colt's Manufacturing Company), and made the mass production of the revolver commercially viable.
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born February 24, 1817    Samuel Hamilton Walker
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February 24, 1817 – October 9, 1847, a Texas Ranger captain and military officer of the Republic of Texas and the United States armies. Walker served in several armed conflicts, including the American Indian Wars and the Mexican-American wars.  Walker is best known as the co-inventor of the famous Walker Colt revolver, along with arms manufacturer Samuel Colt.  

born January 23, 1855    John Browning
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