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Volcanic Repeating Arms Co.

Name Street Town State From To
Volcanic Repeating Arms Co.   Norwich Connecticut 1855 1856
Volcanic Repeating Arms Co.   New Haven Connecticut 1856 1857


Patent Date Remarks
10,535 February 14, 1854 Smith and Wesson's Patent
Improvement in Fire-Arms
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14,147 January 22, 1856 Smith and Wesson's Patent for Improved Primers for Cartridges of Fire-Arms
assigned to the Volcanic Repeating Arms Company
see Volcanic Repeating Arms Co.
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The Volcanic Repeating Arms Company was formed by Horace Smith, Daniel B. Wesson and Courtlandt C. Palmer (financier from New York) and purchased by Oliver F. Winchester in 1857

see Smith & Wesson, New Haven Arms and Winchester.

.30 caliber Volcanic Pistol, 4" barrel

.38 caliber Volcanic Navy Pistol, 4" barrel

.38 caliber Volcanic Navy Pistol, 6" barrel

Volcanic Pistol with 6" barrel left side
Volcanic Pistol with 6" barrel right side

.38 caliber Volcanic Navy Pistol, 8" barrel

Volcanic Pistol with 8" barrel left side
Volcanic Pistol with 8" barrel right side

.38 caliber Volcanic "carbines", 16" barrel, with shoulder stock

.38 caliber Volcanic "carbines", 20" barrel, with shoulder stock

.38 caliber Volcanic "carbines", 24" barrel, with shoulder stock

Over all production was about 3000