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Porter, Patrick W.

Name Street Town State From To
Porter, Patrick W.   Memphis, Shelby county Tennessee 1851 1854


Patent Date Remarks
8,210 July 8, 1851 Improvement in Revolving-Breech Fire-Arms
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Product
His turret was placed vertically and not horizontally as those made by Cochran or others. Some were made with pill locks and some had a loading lever. It is believed that his guns were made by George P. Foster, Taunton, Massachusetts.

.41 caliber, 9 shot vertical Turret Pistol and Rifle.

right-side
turret-side

other one

left-side
right-side
cylinder right-side
rifle open left-side