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Book of Colt Paper 1834 - 2011

John Ogle
GS42729

US$ 59.95

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This exciting new publication is the only book ever published on the wide variety of historical images, product catalogs and brochures, and other important Colt ephemera spanning over 175 years. Included in this landmark publication is a chapter dedicated to some of the oldest surviving images of: Sam Colt, only five are known, and all are included...Sam Coltís signature and business cards...The Armory, the factory that made Colt a fortune and household name throughout the world...Armsmear, Coltís palatial estate...The Church of the Good Shepherd, funded by Elizabeth Colt at Armsmear to eulogize her late husband...Caldwell Coltís unusual memorial building, designed to resemble a ship...Elizabeth Colt, the grandť dame of Armsmear, who outlived all of her children, siblings, and her husband. Other chapters include the multitude of Colt-related printed materials, including books, brochures, pre-war and post-war catalogs, military and parts catalogs, newsletters, promotional material, and even comic books. Additionally, two Indexes are provided that include both a general listing of names and places, plus a separate chronological listing of important catalogs/brochures and the publishing dates. With 472 pages containing thousands of images, The Book of Colt Paper 1834-2011 is easily the most exhaustive publication ever written on this fascinating subject. Whether you are a Colt collector, dealer, investor, or simply want to know more about the company that was started by one of Americaís most famous inventors and entrepreneurs, The Book of Colt Paper 1834-2011 is a must-have research tool, also providing you with hours of enjoyment. 8 1/2 X 11, hardcover, photos, illus, 472pp.