10 Facts About Samuel Colt

Posted on 10-02-2016 11:53:55 pm|by Admin

10 Facts About Samuel Colt
Tags: Guns

1. Colt was an early adopter of assembly-line production.

2. He pioneered product placement.

3. Colt produced his own version of July 4th fireworks.

4. A ship voyage as a teenager gave Colt the idea for a revolver design.

5. He spent three years as a traveling huckster.

6. His first firearms company flopped.

7. His brother was convicted of murder in a sensational trial.

8. The Mexican-American War revived Colt’s fortunes.

9. Colt built an industrial utopia.

10. He never held a Colt .45 in his hand.

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