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Crooler, George R.

Name Street Town State From To
Crooler, George R.   New York City New York 1850s  


Patent Date Remarks
18,486 October 20, 1857, assigned to George E. Martin of Patent drawing
Patent drawing


Contract for
   


Product
Improvement consist of a cylinder and a recoil shield and a priming magazine behind the next chamber to tire. On cocking the hammer the pelet of priming fells from the priming magazine under the hammer ready for firing.

On November 1857 the Ordnance Department received a Crooker for trial but Major W.H. Bell, commandant at Washington Arsenal, refused to tire because of the danger that all chambers being off when the priming was sheared.

Probably non further was manufactured.