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A HISTORY OF THE COLT REVOLVER BY HAVEN & BELDON RARE LEATHER BOOK SIGNED LIM ED
1856. Extremities with wear including bumped and worn corners. Front hinge is cracked and worn with all leather covering separated. Rear hinge is worn.Some toning to free pages. Evidence of a previous pastedown label to free page. Haven & Beldon, A History of the Colt Revolver from 1856 to 1940 (William Morrow: 1940) 711 pages one of 100 fine leather copies printed, profusely signed throughout book. 11 inches high Autographs within this book: Charles T. Haven and Frank A. Beldon - on inner leaf (dated October 4, 1940) presented to D.S. Phelps Title Page - (?) Fairweather Opening Page - A.L. Ulrich (Started with Colt in 1886. Curator of Colt Collection of Firearms) Page facing introduction - President Samuel M. Stone (President 1921-1944) Introduction xi - Stephen W. Dimick (V.P of Colt) Page 490 - J.H. Fitzgerald (Joined Colt in 1918, test firing range for 12 years. Died in 1945) Page 504 - G.L. Strong (Chief of Assembly Room) Henry O. Hill (Assembler) Page 505 - Edward P. Kiely (Targets Colts) James M. Molloy (Test fires Colts) Harvey Stevens (Works Manager) Page 506 - E.H. Kelly (Superintendent, 48 years at Colt) Alex L. Hallstrom (Inspector, 30 years at Colt) Page 508 - R.E. "Bob" Courtney (Manager of Repair and Shipping Department, 1940; Service Manager of Arms Division, 1954; almost 50 years of service at Colt.
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