Brooklyn Arms .32 Caliber Slocum

by
posted on August 5, 2009
2009821144415-slocum_f.jpg

Manufactured in Brooklyn, N.Y., by the Brooklyn Arms Company, the Slocum revolver was a unique design with individual cylinder chamber sections in the form of sliding tubes. Built this way to evade the Smith & Wesson-held Rollin White patent on bored-through cylinders, the .32-caliber Slocum was a popular Civil War-era choice for personal protection, and more than 10,000 were produced.

While most of the general production guns had some engraving, this ivory-stocked Slocum revolver features full coverage scrollwork on the frame, barrel and cylinder. The chambers even include vignettes of various game animals, including a fierce reptile on one cylinder section.

Latest

The Armed Citizen
The Armed Citizen

The Armed Citizen® August 2, 2021

Read today's "The Armed Citizen" entry for real stories of law-abiding citizens, past and present, who used their firearms to save lives.

Preview: Accurate-Mag .308 Win. DSSF Magazine

Steel bodied and treated for military use, the Accurate-Mag AICS-pattern .308 Win. DSSF magazine is available directly from the U.S. maker and with options for maximum cartridge overall length.

Taurus Rides The Red-Dot Wave: The TX22 Competition & G3 T.O.R.O.

In 2019, Taurus Int’l made the business decision to set aside the company’s more unusual and exotic offerings. Instead, the team focused its efforts on improving product quality and manufacturing consistency while continuing to offer reliable handgun options that met its customers’ needs at affordable prices.

Rifleman Q&A: What Does 'MOA' Mean?

American Rifleman subscriber writes to Dope Bag questioning whether or not there is terminology crossover from aviation to the shooting sports.

The Ruger American Rifle: A Budget Friendly Bolt Action

Since its introduction a decade ago, the Ruger American rifle line has grown both in popularity as well as the number of models available.

SIG Sauer P238: The 1911 Inspired Micro .380 ACP Handgun

Since 2009, the SIG Sauer P238 has become a popular micro-compact, 1911-based .380 ACP chambered handgun for the concealed carry market.

Interests



Subscribe to the NRA American Rifleman newsletter