Colt Patterson: The first revovler, started the trend to better wheelguns. Got us from break opens to repeaters.
Volcanic Repeater: Desighn was one of first repeating guns, legitamized cartridged ammo back when it was all about black powder, Smith and Weson met on this project and formed their partnership, invented the .22lr, the worlds most popular cartridge.
First successful semiautomatic, legitamized its role as a military weapon
First successful da/sa military weapon, Led to more guns using this back in the day of SAO.
One of the most popular guns of all time, many features have been incorporated into other desighns, and it is popular in military, LE, and competition/ civilain use also. They are THE american gun.
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