Firearms Oddities

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Firearms Oddities

Chinese 19th century matchlock hand cannon.

This page is more about firearms technology, rather than specific Western History. The point being the fast pace and the interesting variety that always came to the marketplace. The rest of it, just for fun, runs from old to modern. See both pages of Mike’s Revolvers* for the important changes in Western Guns.
*Photo Gallery Index – Weapons Photos – Mikes Revolvers Page 1
*Photo Gallery Index – Weapons Photos – Mikes Revolvers Page 2

It was always about how many shots,
how you set ’em off,
and how quick, you could make it happen…

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