A loaded and capped ’58 Remington is as formidable a handgun as you will find. There are no compromises with this Civil War era technology weapon.
when percussion cap technology was invented, the industrial revolution was in full swing and this enabled pepper-box revolvers to be mass produced. This made these revolvers much cheaper and thus affordable to a lot more people. Image is a 24-barrel pepper-box revolver using percussion cap technology. made in the 1850s by a Belgian gun maker called Mariette. The user would load each barrel individually and then put a percussion cap on each of the nipples sticking out at the back of each…
A revolver i would like to own.
Springfield Model 1855 pistol carbine with detachable buttstock.