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Cofer, Thomas Wrenn

Name Street Town State From To
Cofer, Thomas W.   Portsmouth Virginia 1860 1862

Patent Date Remarks
CS Patent No. 9 August 12, 1861 Revolving pistol

Contract for

Production was about 100 firearms. No delivery to the CFA Army is known.

.36 caliber percussion, 6 shot single action revolver (Whitney navy pattern), brass frame, octagon barrel which is marked either T.W. Cofer Patent AUGUST 1861 or T.W. Cofer's Patent. Some guns are stamped Portsmouth VA. Maybe 140 had been manufactured and only few are known to have survived today. Among them the no. 1.