Revolver Lineages

April 27 1875
Patent: Henry Hopkins

Patent: Henry Hopkins

US 162475 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. HENRY H. HOPKINS, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT, IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS Specification forming part of Letter Patent No. 162,475, dated April 27, 1875; application filed March 24, 1875. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Henry H. Hopkins, of Norwich, New..Read More

April 30 1875
June 29 1875
Patent: Charles Hopkins

Patent: Charles Hopkins

US 165098 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. CHARLES. W. HOPKINS, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT, ASSIGNOR OF ONE HALF HIS RIGHT TO MERWIN, HULBERT & CO, OF NEW YORK, N.Y. IMPROVEMENT IN SAFETY-CATCHES FOR REVOLVERS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 65,09s, dated June 29, 1875; application filed June 7, 1875. To..Read More

August 16 1875
September 10 1875
Patent: Alexandre Fagnus

Patent: Alexandre Fagnus

Belgian Patent 037840 Rebounding Hammer (Thanks: https://littlegun.be/)

October 11 1875
Patent: Frank Allen

Patent: Frank Allen

US 168549 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FRANK H. ALLEN, OF NORWICE, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN LOCKING-CATCHES FOR REVOLVERS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 168549, dated October 11, 1875; application filed September 10, 1875. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Frank H. Allen, of Norwich,..Read More

November 30 1875
December 15 1875
Patent: J. Warnant

Patent: J. Warnant

Belgium 38328

December 28 1875
Patent: Otis Cole

Patent: Otis Cole

US 171506 gas eject UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. OTIs F. COLE, OR NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN EXTRACTING SHELLS FROM REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 128,506, dated December 28, 1875; application filed November 20, 1875. To all whom it may concern: Beit known that I, Otis F...Read More

January 26 1876
Patent: Dieudonne Levaux

Patent: Dieudonne Levaux

Belgium 38750   (thanks http://littlegun.be/)

February 15 1876
Patent: D. Levaux

Patent: D. Levaux

Belgium 38750

March 14 1876
Patent: Freeman Hood

Patent: Freeman Hood

US 174731 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FREEMAN W. HOOD, OR NORWICH, CONNECTICUT, ASSIGNOR TO THE HOOD FIRE-ARMS COMPANY, OF SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 174,231 A, dated March 14, 1876; application filed February 21, 1876. To all whom it may concern: Be..Read More

April 15 1876
June 30 1876
Patent: J. Warnant

Patent: J. Warnant

Belgium 39792

July 7 1876
Patent: Owen Jones

Patent: Owen Jones

British 2777 LETTERS PATENT to William Robert Lake, of the’ Firm of Haseltine, Lake & Co., Patent Agents, Southampton Buildings, London, for the Invention of “ Improvements in Revolving Cylinder Pistols.” A communication from abroad by Owen Jones, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Sealed the 1st September 1876,..Read More

November 15 1876
Patent: Charles Pryse the Younger

Patent: Charles Pryse the Younger

British 4421 LETTERS PATENT to Charles Pryse, the Younger, of Aston, near Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Gun Maker, for the Invention of “ An Improvement or Improvements in Revolving or Repeating Small-arms/* Sealed the 26th January 1877, and dated the 15th November 1876. PROVISIONAL SPECIFICATION left by the..Read More

December 15 1876
December 30 1876
Patent: P. Counet

Patent: P. Counet

Belgium 41143

February 20 1877
Patent: Daniel B. Wesson & James H. Bullard

Patent: Daniel B. Wesson & James H. Bullard

US 187689 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. DANIEL B. WESSON AND JAMES H. BULLARD, OF SPRING FIELD, MASS., ASSIGNORS TO SAID WESSON, IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 18,689, dated February 20, 1877; application filed January 29, 1877. To all whom it may concern: Be it..Read More

February 27 1877
February 28 1877
March 6 1877
Patent: Daniel Moore

Patent: Daniel Moore

US 187980 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. DANIEL MOORE, OF BROOKLYN, NEW YORK IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 187,980, dated March 6, 1877; application filed February 17, 1877. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Daniel Moore, of Brooklyn, in the..Read More

March 6 1877
Patent: William Hulbert

Patent: William Hulbert

US 187975 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM. A. HULBERT, OF BROOKLYN, NEW YORK. IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 187,975, dated March 6, 1877; application filed December 4, 1876. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, William A. Hulbert, of Brooklyn,..Read More

April 25 1877
May 1 1877
Patent: Daniel Moore

Patent: Daniel Moore

US 190240 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE DANIEL MOORE, OF BROOKLYN, ASSIGNOR TO MERWIN, HULBERT & Co., OF NEW YORK, N.Y. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 90,240, dated May 1, 1877; application filed February 19, 1877. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, DANIEL MOORE,..Read More

May 31 1877
July 2 1877
Patent: Adalbert Karl Heymann

Patent: Adalbert Karl Heymann

Germany 496 Dr. ADALBERT KARL HEYMANN in BERLIN. Revolverpistole. Patentirt im Deutschen Reiche vom 2. Juli 1877 ab. Die neue und eigenthümliche Erfindung betrifft eine Revolver-Pistole mit einem Ladestock oder Auszieher und mit einem rückschlagenden oder rückwärtswirkenden Hammer. Die einzelnen Theile sind so einfach construirt und die Mechanik des Revolvers..Read More

July 17 1877
Patent Daniel Moore

Patent Daniel Moore

US 193269 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. DANIEL MOORE, OF BROOKLYN, ASSIGNOR TO MERWIN, HULBERT & CO., OF NEW YORK, N.Y. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 93,269, dated July 17, 1877; application filed June 19, 1877. To all whom it may concern: Beit known that I, Daniel Moore, of..Read More

July 27 1877
Patent: P.D. Luneschloss

Patent: P.D. Luneschloss

Germany 384 Warnant patent in Germany P. D. LUNESCHLOSS in SOLINGEN. Revolver-Schlofs. Patentirt im Deutschen Reiche vom 27. Juli 1877 ab. Dieser Revolver ist mit keinem anderen, welche bis jetzt erfunden worden sind, zu vergleichen, durch die grofse Einfachheit der Construction des Schlosses, was bei einer Schufswaffe der gröfste Vortheil..Read More

October 11 1877
Patent: Dieudonne Levaux

Patent: Dieudonne Levaux

Belgium 43296   (thanks http://littlegun.be/)

October 31 1877
Patent: D. Levaux

Patent: D. Levaux

Belgium 43296

November 2 1877
Patent: Oscar Frankenau

Patent: Oscar Frankenau

German 225 Diese Erfindung besteht in der Verbindung einer Geldtasche (Portemonnaie) mit einem Revolver in der Weise, dafs letzterer in dem Portemonnaie verborgen ist und in dem gewünschten Augenblicke sofort abgefeuert werden kann. Ferner besteht diese Erfindung in einer Vorrichtung mit Hülfe deren eine Oeffnung in der Seite des Portemonnaies..Read More

December 31 1877
Patent: J. Warnant

Patent: J. Warnant

Belgium 43736

March 26 1878
Patent: Rollin White

Patent: Rollin White

US 201855 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ROLLIN WHITE, OF LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS. IMPROVEMENT IN. CHARGING MAGAZINES FOR REVOLVERS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 201,855, dated March 26, 1878; application filed February 27, 1878. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Rollin White, of Lowell, in..Read More

April 15 1878
Patent: D. Levaux

Patent: D. Levaux

Belgium 44653

April 23 1878
Patent: William Bliss

Patent: William Bliss

US 202627 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM. H. BLISS, OE NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. IMPROVEMENT IN FRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 202,627, dated April 23, 1878; application filed February 13, 1878. To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, William H. Bliss, of Norwich, in the..Read More

April 28 1878
July 30 1878
Patent: J. Chamelot & Henrich Delvigne

Patent: J. Chamelot & Henrich Delvigne

German 6374 J. CHAMELOT und HEINRICH GUSTAV DELVIGNE in LÜTTICH. Revolver. Patentirt im Deutschen Reiche vom 30. Juli 1878 ab. Längste Dauer: 10. August 1890. Dieser Revolver ist derart construirt, dafs er leicht, schnell und ohne Hülfe eines Instrumentes auseinandergenommen werden kann. Damit die Construction besser verstanden werde, wollen wir..Read More

October 31 1878
Patent: M. Kaufmann

Patent: M. Kaufmann

Belgium 46368

December 31 1878
Patent: J. Warnant

Patent: J. Warnant

Belgium 47062

February 18 1879
Patent: Leopold Gasser

Patent: Leopold Gasser

Germany 9441 Vorliegender Revolver mit Scharnier unterscheidet sich von den bisherigen durch seinen Verschlufs, durch die Constxuction des Patronenauswerfers, die eigenthümlich gestaltete Schlagfeder und durch die besondere Combination der Bestandtheile, wodurch ein gemeinschaftliches Zusammenwirken beim Spannen des Hahnes oder Abfeuern erzielt wird. In der beiliegenden Zeichnung ist: Fig. 1 ein..Read More

March 11 1879
Patent: Paul Mauser

Patent: Paul Mauser

USA 213221 United States Patent Office Paul Mauser, of Oberndorf, Würtemberg, Germany IMPROVEMENT IN REVOLVING FIRE-ARMS Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 213221, dated March 11, 1879: application filed July 26, 1878 To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Paul Mauser, of Oberndorf, Würtemberg, in..Read More

May 27 1879
Patent: George Cilley

Patent: George Cilley

US 215721 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. GEORGE W. CILLEY, OF NORWICH, CONN., ASSIGNOR OF ONE-HALF HIS RIGHT TO THE HOPKINS AND ALLEN MANUFACTURING COMPANY, OF SAME PLACE. IMPROVEMENT IN FRE-ARMS. Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 215,721, dated May 27, 1879; application filed January 31, 1879. To all whom..Read More

October 31 1879
Patent: J. Warnant

Patent: J. Warnant

Belgium 49559

November 5 1879
Patent: Leopold Gasser

Patent: Leopold Gasser

Germany 10481 Auf beiliegender Zeichnung stellt Fig. 1 eine Ansicht des ganzen Revolvers nach Wegnahme des Gehäusedeckels und der Schaftplatte dar. Fig. 2 zeigt eine hintere Ansicht des Revolvers, Fig. 3 . den Gehäusedeckel, Fig. 4 den Lauf mit der Walze im Durchschnitt, Fig. 5 zeigt die Walze in zwei..Read More

December 31 1879
Patent: J. Warnant

Patent: J. Warnant

Belgium 50157

March 17 1880
May 11 1880
Patent: James H. Bullard

Patent: James H. Bullard

US 227481 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE JAMES H. BULLARD, OF SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS, ASSIGNOR TO DANIEL B. WESSON. REVOLVING FIRE-ARM. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 227,481, date May 11, 1880. Application filed December 29, 1879 To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, JAMES H. BULLARD,..Read More

May 15 1880
Patent: M. Kaufmann

Patent: M. Kaufmann

Belgium 51258

August 17 1880
Patent: M. Kaufmann

Patent: M. Kaufmann

Belgium 52206

December 7 1880
Patent: Freeman Hood

Patent: Freeman Hood

US 235240 Modernized LeMat United State Patten Office. FREEMAN W. HOOD, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. REVOLVING FIRE-ARM. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 235,240, dated December 7, 1880. Application filed October 9, 1880. (No model.) To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Freeman W. Hood, of..Read More

August 31 1881
Patent: M. Kaufmann

Patent: M. Kaufmann

Belgium 55511

October 11 1881
Patent: William Mason

Patent: William Mason

US 248190 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM MASON, OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT, ASSIGNOR TO THE COLTS PATENT FIRE-ARMS MANUFACTURING COMPANY, OF SAME PLACE. LOCK FOR FIRE-ARMS. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 248,190, dated October 11, 1881. Application filed June 13, 1881. (No model.) To all whom it may concern:..Read More

November 15 1881
Patent: William Mason

Patent: William Mason

US 249649 Swing-out ejection Be it known that I, Wm. Mason, of Hartford, in the county of Hartford and State of Connecticut, have invented new Improvements in Revolvers; and I do hereby declare the following, when taken in connection with the accompanying drawings and the letters of reference marked thereon,..Read More

December 6 1881
Patent: William Mason

Patent: William Mason

US 250375 To all whom it may concern : Be it known that I, Wm. Mason, of Hartford, in the county of Hartford and State of Connecticut, have invented a new Improvement in Revolvers; and I do hereby declare the following, when taken in connection with the accompanying drawings and..Read More

February 7 1882
Patent: Daniel Moore

Patent: Daniel Moore

US 253221 Grip Shape UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. DANIEL MOORE, OF BROOKLYN, NEW YORK. PISTOL-HANDLE. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 258,221, dated February 7, 1882. Application filed August 27, 1881. (No model.) To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Danl. Moore, a citizen of..Read More

March 14 1882
Patent: George Cilley

Patent: George Cilley

US 254798 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. GEORGE W. CILLEY, OF NORWICE, CONNECTICUT. REVOLVING FIRE-ARM. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 254,798, dated March 14, 1882. Application filed December 30, 1881. (No model.) To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, George W. Cilley, a citizen of..Read More

March 28 1882
Patent: Edouard Bled

Patent: Edouard Bled

US 255573 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. EDOUARD BLED, OF PARIS, FRANCE. LOCK FOR FIRE-ARMS SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 255,573, dated March 28, 1882. Application filed January 20, 1882. (No model.) Patented in Belgium March 15, 1880, and December 15, 1880. To all whom it may concern: Be..Read More

September 5 1882
Patent: George Cilley

Patent: George Cilley

US 263684   UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. GEORGE W. CILLEY, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. LOCK FOR FIRE-ARMS. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 268,684, dated September 5, 1882. Application filed March 20, 1882. (No model.) To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, George W. Cilley, a..Read More

September 12 1882
Patent: Daniel Moore

Patent: Daniel Moore

US 264325 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. DANIEL MOORE, OF BROOKLYN, NEW YORK. REVOLVING FIRE-ARM. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 264,325, dated September 12, 1882. Application filed March 3, 1882. (No model.) To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Daniel Moore, a citizen of the..Read More

November 30 1882
Patent: J. Warnant

Patent: J. Warnant

Belgium 59519

December 5 1882
Patent: Freeman Hood

Patent: Freeman Hood

US 268489 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FREEMAN W. HOOD, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. REVOLVNG FIRE-ARM. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 268,489, dated December 5, 1882. Application filed September 25, 1882. (No model.) To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Freeman W. Hood, of Norwich, in..Read More

January 9 1883
Patent: George Cilley

Patent: George Cilley

US 270204 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. GEORGE W. CILLEY, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. LOCK FOR REVOLVERS. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 270,204, dated January 9, 1888. Application filed August 21, 1882. (No model.) To all whom it may concern: Be known that 1, George W. Cilley, a citizen of..Read More

March 6 1883
Patent: Frank Allen

Patent: Frank Allen

US 273335 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE, FRANK H. ALLEN, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. REVOLVNG FIRE-ARM. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 273,335, dated March 6, 1883. Application filed April 17, 1882. (No model.) To all whom it may concern: Beit known that I, Frank H. Allen, of the city of..Read More

August 14 1883
Patent: James Aldrich

Patent: James Aldrich

US 283185 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JAMES T. ALDRICH, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT, ASSIGNOR TO HIMSELF AND WILLIAM H. BABCOCK, OF SAME PLACE. REVOLVING FIRE-ARM. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 283,185, dated August 14, 1883. Application filed May 4, 1883. (No model.) To all, whom it may concern: Be..Read More

August 16 1883
Patent: J. Warnant

Patent: J. Warnant

Belgium 62109

August 28 1883
Patent: William Bliss

Patent: William Bliss

US 283854 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM. H. BLISS, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. SAFETY-LOCK FOR FIRE-ARMS. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 283,854, dated August 28, 1883. Application filed June 20, 1883. (No model.) To aid, whom, it may concern: Be it known that I, William. H. Bliss, of the..Read More

February 15 1884
Patent: M. Kaufmann

Patent: M. Kaufmann

Belgium 64005

February 26 1884
Patent: William Bliss

Patent: William Bliss

US 294188 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM. H. BLISS, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. REVOLVER. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 294,188, dated February 26, 1884. Application filed December 17, 1883. (No model.) To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, William. H. Bliss, of the city of..Read More

March 11 1884
Patent: Frank Allen

Patent: Frank Allen

US 294950 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. FRANK H. ALLEN, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. CYLINDER-STOP FOR REVOLVERS. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 294,950, dated March 11, 1884. Application filed August 9, 1883, (No model.) To all whom, it may concern: Be it, known that I, Frank H. Allen, of the..Read More

March 31 1884
Patent: J. Warnant

Patent: J. Warnant

Belgium 64421

April 29 1884
Patent: Samuel Hopkins

Patent: Samuel Hopkins

US 297801 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. SAMUEL S. HOPKINS, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. REVOLVER. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 297,801, dated April 29, 1884. Application filed February 4, 1884. (No model.) To all whom it may concern: Beit known that I, Samuel S. Hopkins, of the city of Norwich,..Read More

April 30 1884
Patent: J. Warnant

Patent: J. Warnant

Belgium 66000

June 26 1884
Patent: Annener Gussstahlwerk

Patent: Annener Gussstahlwerk

German 30574 ANNENER GUSSSTAHLWERK (ACTIEN-GESELLSCHAFT) in ANNEN (Westfalen). Kupplungsheft an Revolvertaschen, welche als Anschlagskolben benutzt werden können. Patentirt im Deutschen Reiche vom 26. Juni 1884 ah. Es ist bekannt, dafs für die Kriegsbewaffnung der Officiere, Unteroffiziere und solcher Mannschaften, welche nicht mit einer längeren Handfeuerwaffe versehen werden können, in den..Read More

September 9 1884
Patent: Arthur Hood

Patent: Arthur Hood

US 304731 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. ARTHUR FRANCIS HOOD, OF BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, ASSIGNOR, BY MESNE ASSIGNMENTS, TO HIMSELF AND FREEMAN W. HOOD, OF SAME PLACE. REVOLVER. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 304,731, dated September 9, 1884. Application filed May 12, 1884. (No model.) To all, whom, it in..Read More

October 15 1884
Patent: M. Kaufmann

Patent: M. Kaufmann

Belgium 66474

October 15 1884
Patent: J. Warnant

Patent: J. Warnant

Belgium 66383

November 18 1884
Patent: James Aldrich

Patent: James Aldrich

US 308,231 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JAMEST. ALDRICH, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. DOUBLE-ACTING REVOLVER. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 308,231, dated November 18, 1884. Application filed January 26, 1884. (No model.) To all, whom, it may concern: Be it known that I, James T. Aldrich, of Norwich, in the..Read More

January 27 1885
Patent: Samuel Hopkins

Patent: Samuel Hopkins

US 311323 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. SAMUEL S. HOPKINS, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. HAMMER FOR FIRE-ARMS. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 31,323, dated January 27, 1885. Application filed November 5, 1884. (No model.) To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Samuel S. Hopkins, of the..Read More

March 3 1885
Patent: William Bliss

Patent: William Bliss

US 313048 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. WILLIAM. H. BLISS, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT REVOLVING FIRE-ARM. SPECIFICATION forming part of letters Patent No. 313,048, dated March 3, 1885. Application filed February 14, 184. (No model) To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, William. H. Bliss, of the city..Read More

May 15 1885
Patent: M. Arendt

Patent: M. Arendt

Belgium 68611

May 19 1885
Patent: James Boland

Patent: James Boland

US 317965 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JAMES BOLAND, OE NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. REVOLVING FIRE-ARM. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 317,965, dated May 19, 1885. Application filed February 27, 1885. (No model.) To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, James Boland, a citizen of the United..Read More

May 30 1885
Patent: J. Warnant

Patent: J. Warnant

Belgium 68933

July 15 1885
Patent: M. Arendt

Patent: M. Arendt

Belgium 69394

January 5 1886
Patent: James Boland

Patent: James Boland

US 333725 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JAMES BOLAND, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT, ASSIGNOR TO THE HOPKINS & ALLEN MANUFACTURING COMPANY, OF SAME PLACE. REVOLVING FIRE-ARM. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 333,725, dated January 5, 1886. Application filed November 18, 1885. Serial No. 183,159. (No model.) To all whom it..Read More

March 2 1886
Patent: George Cilley

Patent: George Cilley

US 336894 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. GEORGE W. CILLEY, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. FIRE-ARM. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 336,894, dated March 2, 1886. Application filed November 30, 1885. Serial No. 184,365. (No model.) To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, George W. Cilley, of..Read More

March 20 1886
Patent: Franz von Dreyse

Patent: Franz von Dreyse

German 37057 Die Zeichnung stellt dar: Fig. 1 eine Seitenansicht der Auswerfervorrichtung, angebracht an einem Revolver M. 83 in herausgeschobener Stellung, Fig. 2 einen Querschnitt von Fig. 1, Fig. 3 einen Längsschnitt der Auswerfervorrichtung in zurückgezogener Stellung, Fig. 4 einen Längsschnitt der Auswerfervorrichtung in herausgeschobener Stellung, Fig. 5 eine Seitenansicht..Read More

April 6 1886
Patent: George Cilley

Patent: George Cilley

US 339149 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. GEORGE W. CILLEY, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. REVOLVER. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 339,149, dated April 6, 1886. Application filed February 20, 1886. Serial No. 192,710. (No model.) To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, George W. Cilley, of..Read More

April 16 1886
Patent: J. Warnant

Patent: J. Warnant

Belgium 73961

July 31 1886
Patent: J. Warnant

Patent: J. Warnant

Belgium 73834

August 10 1886
Patent: Henri Pieper

Patent: Henri Pieper

Belgian 74171 Partial Translation: The invention consists of a new mode of automatic disengagement of the metal jouille after the firing of the arms oi rotating cylinder. On the recoil plate behind the cylinder, on the side of the door and above it, a hook piece is fixed with a..Read More

October 5 1886
Patent: Charles Hopkins

Patent: Charles Hopkins

US 350367 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. CHARLES W. HOPKINS, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. REVOLVER. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 350,367, dated October 5, 1886. Application filed July 1, 1886. Serial No. 206,849. (No model.) To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Charles W. Hopkins, a..Read More

October 5 1886
Patent: George Cilley

Patent: George Cilley

US 350346 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. GEORGE W. CILLEY, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT, ASSIGNOR TO THE HOPKINS & ALLEN MANUFACTURING COMPANY, OF SAME PLACE. REVOLVER. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 350,346, dated October 5, 1886. Application filed July 1, 1 SSG. Serial No. 206,845. (No model.) To all whom..Read More

October 8 1886
Patent: Henri Pieper

Patent: Henri Pieper

Belgian 74776   Camming extractor like previous

November 15 1886
Patent: J. Warnant

Patent: J. Warnant

Belgium 75147

December 7 1886
Patent: James Boland

Patent: James Boland

US 353914 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JAMES BOLAND, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. REVOLVER. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 353,914, dated December 7, 1886. Application filed July 30, 1886. Serial No. 209,520. (No model.) To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, James Boland, a citizen Of..Read More

December 31 1886
Patent: J. Warnant

Patent: J. Warnant

Belgium 75732

December 31 1886
Patent: J. Warnant

Patent: J. Warnant

Belgium 75740

August 31 1887
December 15 1887
Patent: M. Kaufmann

Patent: M. Kaufmann

Belgium 79640

May 15 1888
July 16 1888
Patent: H. Pieper

Patent: H. Pieper

Belgium 82442

August 11 1888
Patent: Max Fliegenschmidt

Patent: Max Fliegenschmidt

Belgium 82870 (Thanks littlegun.be)

November 15 1888
May 31 1889
Patent: M. Kaufmann

Patent: M. Kaufmann

Belgium 86285

November 19 1891
Patent: Franz von Dreyse

Patent: Franz von Dreyse

German 63134 In der beiliegenden Zeichnung ist: Fig. i Vorderansicht der Repetirmechanismus mit abgenommenem Schlofsblech im gespannten Zustande, Fig. 2 Vorderansicht des Repetirmechanismus im abgefeuerten Zustande, Fig. 3 Spannhebel mit Trommelarretirhebel und Feder und Zugstück, Fig. 4 Ober- und Seitenansicht des Riegels, Fig. 5 Seitenansicht des Schlagstückes mit Kegel, Fig...Read More

April 5 1892
July 23 1892
Patent: Antiengesellschaft Grusonwerk

Patent: Antiengesellschaft Grusonwerk

Swiss 5041 Patent Nr. 5041 23. Juli 1892, 53,4 Uhr, p. Klasse 57 AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT GRUSONWERK, in MAGDEBURG-BUCKAU. Revolver mit Einrichtung zum selbstthätigen Yerschliessen der Fuge zwischen Lauf und Patronenkammer vor dem Schuss. Bei den bisher gebräuchlichen Revolvern wird die Präzision des Schusses dadurch sehr stark beeinträchtigt, dass der Zwischenraum zwischen..Read More

September 26 1893
Patent: Charles Hopkins

Patent: Charles Hopkins

US 505569 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. CHARLES W. HOPKINS AND JAMES BOLAND, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. SAFETY-CATCH FOR FIREARMS. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 505,569, dated September 26, 1893. Application filed March 27, 1893, Serial No. 467,737, (No model.) To all whom it may concern: Be it known that..Read More

October 16 1893
November 30 1893
March 13 1894
Patent: Paul Reuss

Patent: Paul Reuss

Germany 78770 PAUL REUSS in STUTTGART. . Vorrichtung zum Feststellen der Trommel bei Revolvern. Fatentirt im Deutschen Reiche vom 13. März 1894 ab. Der Zweck der vorliegenden Erfindung ist, die Revolvertrommel nach beiden Drehseiten festzustellen, derart, dafs dieselbe nur beim Spannen des Hahnes weiterbewegt wird, dagegen sich nicht selbstthätig drehen..Read More

May 15 1894
Patent: John Rourke

Patent: John Rourke

US 519875 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOHN ROURKE, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT. CYLNDER-PIN CATCH FOR REVOLVERS. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 519,875, dated May 15, 1894. Application filed March 1, 1894, Serial No. 502,016, (No model.) To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, John Rourke,..Read More

August 21 1894
Patent: Carl von Pecker

Patent: Carl von Pecker

US 524743 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. CARL VON PECKER, OF VIENNA, AUSTRIA-HUNGARY. DOUBLE BARRE LED REVOLVER. SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 524,743, dated August 21, 1894. Application filed April 4, 1893. Serial No. 469,055. (No model.) To all whom it may concern: Be it known that I, Carl..Read More

August 30 1894
Patent: Ernst Paul

Patent: Ernst Paul

German 80993 ERNST PAUL in WIESBADEN. Pistolenkolben mit Stofsklinge. Patentirt im Deutschen Reiche vom 30. August 1894 ab. Durch vorliegende Erfindung soll eine Handfeuerwaffe geschaffen werden, welche zugleich eine Benutzung als Stichwaffe ermöglicht, und zwar in der Weise, dafs der Kolben der Schufswaffe zugleich als Scheide für ein kräftiges Messer..Read More

March 15 1895
January 31 1896
Patent: M. Marechal

Patent: M. Marechal

Belgium 119456

December 15 1896
Patent: M. Marechal

Patent: M. Marechal

Belgium 125054

July 22 1897
Patent: Richard Schapler

Patent: Richard Schapler

German 97329 RICHARD SCHAPLER in FRANKFURT a. M. Revolver-Tasche für Fahrräder u. dgl. Patentirt im Deutschen Reiche vom 22. Juli i8g7 ab. Den Gegenstand vorliegender Erfindung bildet eine Tasche zur sicheren und jederzeit gebrauchsbereiten Unterbringung von Revolvern an Fahrrädern oder anderen Fahrzeugen. Fig. 1 stellt den geschlossenen Behälter dar, vom..Read More

March 3 1899
Patent: Jean Joiris-Michel

Patent: Jean Joiris-Michel

Belgium 142516 (Thanks littlegun.be)

April 14 1900
Patent: Dieudonne Debouxtay

Patent: Dieudonne Debouxtay

Belgian 149394 (Thanks littlegun.be)

April 29 1900
November 10 1901
Patent: Ideal Holster Company

Patent: Ideal Holster Company

German 134006 IDEAL HOLSTER COMPANY in LOS ANGELES (California). Schurswaffe mit abnehmbarem Schaft. Fatentirt im Deutschen Reiche vom io. November igoi ab. Gegenstand vorliegender Erfindung bildet eine Schufswaffe, welche aus zwei Theilen besteht, nämlich der eigentlichen Waffe und dem Schaft. Der Schaft läfst sich mit der Waffe dadurch fest verbinden,..Read More

November 10 1901
Patent: Ideal Holster Company

Patent: Ideal Holster Company

German 137373 IDEAL HOLSTER COMPANY in LOS ANGELES (Calif.). Als Anschlagkolben zu benutzende Tasche für Faustfeuerwaffen. Patentirt im Deutschen Reiche vom 10. November 1901 ab. Den Gegenstand vorliegender Erfindung bildet eine als Anschlagkolben zu benutzende Tasche für Faustfeuerwaffen, welche sich im Wesentlichen dadurch kennzeichnet, dafs sie nicht nur während der..Read More

June 1 1902
Patent: Rast & Gasser

Patent: Rast & Gasser

Austrian 9366 Firma RAST A GASSER in WIEN. Revolver mit seitwärts verschwenkbarer Trommel. Angemcldct am 27. Juni 1901. Beginn der Patentdauer: 1. Juni 1902. Gegenstand vorliegender Erfindung bilden Neuerungen an Revolvern, Ihm welchen behufs gleichzeitiger Einführung der zu eiiKMii Pakete vereinigten Patronen die Magazin-tremmel seitlich verschweiikbur eingerichtet ist, so dass..Read More

June 15 1902
Patent: Miklos Haragay

Patent: Miklos Haragay

Austrian 9922 Die an den Revolvern bisher angewendeton Sicherheitsvorrichtungon, die das Abfeuern des Kovolvers verhindern, sind alle solcher Art, dass sie die Handhabung dos Revolvers sehr erschweren und den Gebrauch dossolbon oben in entscheidenden Augenblicken unmöglich machen, da das Lösen bo/.\v. Öffnon dor Sichorheitsvorrichtnng eine gewisse Zeit in Anspruch nimmt...Read More

August 7 1902
Patent: Webley & Scott Revolver and Arms

Patent: Webley & Scott Revolver and Arms

British 18294 We, The Webley and Scott Revolver and AbAis Comtany Limited of Weaman. Street- ‘Birmingham, Revolver Manufacturers, and William John Whiting, of Douglas Road, Handsworth. near Birmingham, Works Manager, do hereby declare the.”nature of this – invention to be as follows: — This, invention has relation to quick-loader or..Read More

May 28 1903
Patent: Webley & Scott Revolver and Arms

Patent: Webley & Scott Revolver and Arms

British 20430 “ Improvements in, or relating to, Revolver Small Arms ” We, .The Wesley axij Scott Revola’eh .and Arms Compaxv ‘ LtjmiteIi,. of Weaman Street, Birmingham, Revolver Manufacturers, and Wim-iam Jorrx Whitevg of llouglas Road Randsworth near Birmingham, Works Manager, do hereby declare the nature of this invention to..Read More

March 26 1906
Patent: Joseph Tambour

Patent: Joseph Tambour

Austrian 23661 JOSEPH TAMBOUR in NANTERRE bei PARIS. Sicherungssperre für Handfeuerwaffen. Angemeldet am 28. Juni 1905. — Beginn der Patentdauer: 15. November 1905. Vorliegende Erfindung betrifft eine Verbesserung an dein selbsttätigen Sicherungs-bozw. Entsicherungsbebel von Handfeuerwaffen, der mit Hilfe einer Sperrschraube dauernd an einer Entsicherung verhindert wird und bezweckt einerseits, zu..Read More

July 15 1906
Patent: Karel Vondruska

Patent: Karel Vondruska

Austrian 26847 Gegenstand der Erfindung ist ein Repetiergewelir mit einem trommelförmigen Magazin, das bei jedem Drücken des Züngels um so viel verdreht wild, daß eine neue volle Patrone genau vor die rückwärtige Mündung dos Laufes zu liegen kommt, bevor noch der Ilahn aufschlägt. Dabei gestattet eine besondere Hemmung die Drehung..Read More

August 21 1906
Patent: John Murphy

Patent: John Murphy

US 829082 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. JOHN J. MURPHY, OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT, ASSIGNOR TO THE HOPKINS & ALLEN ARMS CO., OF NORWICH, CONNECTICUT, A CORPORATION OF CONNECTICUT. FIREARM No. 829,082. Specification of Letters Patent. Patented Aug. 21, 1906. Application filed April 6, 1906. Serial No, 310,262. To all whom it..Read More

May 25 1907
Patent: Leopold Ullrich

Patent: Leopold Ullrich

Austrian 28502 LEOPOLD ULLRICH in WIEN. Einsatzlauf für Revolver. Angemeldet am 30. April 1906. — Beginn der Patentdauer: 15. Dezember 1906. Der Gegenstand der Erfindung bezieht sich auf eine Einrichtung, die es ermöglicht, Handfeuerwaffen, insbesondere Revolver oder dgl., zum Scheibenschießen in geschlossenen Räumen durch Anwendung eines in den Lauf einschiebbaren..Read More

August 15 1908
Patent: Joseph Tambour

Patent: Joseph Tambour

Austrian 36388 Die Erfindung betrifft eine Sicherungssporre für Faustfeuerwaffen und besteht im Wesen darin, daß ein im Schaft, vorzugsweise am Gehäuseband, angelenkter, unter dem Drucke der Schlagfeder stehender Sperrhebel durch einen von außen, vorzugsweise mittels ‘es Tragringes drehbaren Schaltbolzen zur Abstützung bezw. Freigabe des Sicherungshebels eingestellt werden kann. In der..Read More

July 1 1909
Patent: Georges van der Haeghen

Patent: Georges van der Haeghen

Austrian 40388 GEORGES VAN der HAEGHEN in LÜTTICH (BELGIEN). Selbsttätiger Revolver mit festem Lauf. Angemeldet am 20. November 1908. — Beginn der Patentdauer: 1. Juli 1909. Die Erfindung betrifft eine Revolverart, bei der der Rückstoß die Umdrehung der Ladetrommel und das Spannen des Schlagstiftes bewirkt. Bei den bekannt gewordenen Waffen..Read More

August 10 1911
Patent Graf Bela Kreith

Patent Graf Bela Kreith

Austrian 49273 Graf BELA KREITH in BUDAPEST. Boxerpistole. Angemeldet am 37. März 1909; Priorität vom 31. Jänner 1908 (U. P. Nr. 48346). Beginn der Patentdauer: 1. Jänner 1911. Die als Angriffs- und Wehrwaffen besonders wichtigen Revolver und andere Pistolen (Browning- und andere selbsttätige Pistolen usw.) haben den Nachteil, daß sie..Read More

July 23 1912
Patent: Walter Decker

Patent: Walter Decker

German 275154 WALTER DECKER in ZELLA ST. BL. Revolver, dessen Abzugsvorrichtung als Schieber ausgebildet ist. Zusatz zum Patent 253148. Patentiert im Deutschen Reiche vom 23. Juli 1912 ab. Längste Dauer: 15. November 1926. Bei der Ausführungsform eines Revolvers mit als Schieber ausgebildeter Abzugsvorrichtung nach Patent 253148 wirkt der Abzugschieber auf..Read More

November 25 1913
Patent: Walter Decker

Patent: Walter Decker

Austrian 61344 WALTER DECKER in ZELLA ST. BL. (DEUTSCHLAND). Revolver. jemeldet am 16. September 1912; Priorität: Patentansprüche 1, 2 und 3 vom 15. November 1911, Patent-prüche 4 vom 17. Juli 1912, Patentansprüche 5 und 6 vom 22.Juli 1912 (Anmeldungen im Deutschen Reiche). Beginn der Patentdauer: 15. April 1913. Den Gegenstand..Read More

March 10 1915
Patent: Jan Bojanowski and Jakob Barer

Patent: Jan Bojanowski and Jakob Barer

Austrian 68147 Gegenstand der Erfindung ist ein Mehrladegewehr, das die Abgabe einer größeren Anzahl Schüsse ermöglicht, weit mehr als durch Magazine bei einer einmaligen Ladung erzielt werden können. Die Anordnung, welche in erster Linie für Flaubertgewehre bestimmt ist, ist derart getroffen, daß in einer hinter dem hinteren Laufende befindlichen Achse..Read More

August 10 1915
Patent Eugene S. Ward

Patent Eugene S. Ward

US 1149705 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE. EUGENES. WARD, of PORTLAND, OREGON, ASSIGNOR. To OREGON ELECTRIC GUN Co., INCORPORATED, OF PORTLAND, OREGON. SEARCHLGHT FOR FIREARMS. 1,149,705. Specification of Letters Patent. Patented Aug. 10, 1915. Application filed March 6, 1913, Serial No. 752,325. Renewed December 10, 1914. Serial No. 876,557. To all..Read More

April 10 1918
Patent: Joseph Hawes Wesson

Patent: Joseph Hawes Wesson

British 114587 I, Joseph Hawes Wesson, a citizen of the United States of America, residing at Number 13, Federal Street, SPringfield in the County of Hampden and State of Massachusetts, United States of America, Manufacturer, do hereby declare the nature of this invention, and in what manner the same is..Read More