Michael Helms

Rollin White Arms Co. Pocket Revolver

The late 1850’s was a wild time for many gunmakers. Smith & Wesson had turned the industry upside down with its Model 1 revolver, and companies were scrambling to come up with a better design. There were also some that chose to flagrantly ignore Smith & Wesson’s patent on the bored-through cylinder, and the aptly-named Rollin White Arms Company was one of them.

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