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Hunt

Name Street Town State From To
Hunt, Walter   New York New York 1840s 1859


Patent Date Remarks
5,699 August 10, 1848 Improved Method of Attaching a Ball to a Wooden Cartridge
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5,701 August 10, 1848 Loaded Ball
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6,663 August 21, 1849 Combined Piston Breech and Firing Cock Repeating Gun
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Re163 February 26, 1850 assigned ../../patent-H/Hunt/to Wm. R. Palmer for Method of Attaching a Ball to a Cartridge
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Re164 February 26, 1850 assigned to Geo. A. Arrowsmith for Metallic Cartridge
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See also Jennings, Smith & Jennings, New Haven Arms co., and Winchester

Walter Hunt was born on July 29, 1796 in Martinsburg, New York. He passed away in 1859

Partnership with George A. Arrowsmith. One of Arrowsmith employees was Lewis Jennings who made several aprovements to Hunt's design. The patents fot the Hunt Rocket Ball, his lever rifle together with the Jennings improvements (patent 6,973) were sold to Courtland C. Palmer for $100'000 in 1850.

.54 caliber loaded ball with priming pellets, Volition Repeater, tubular magazine. Except the patetent model no production is known. Seems being preserved at the Cody Museum in Wyoming

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The Hunt repeater was improved by Jennings and Smith & Jennings