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I Have This Old Gun: Slocum “Side-Loading” Revolver

Rollin White’s 1855 patent for a bored-through cylinder was not just clever in its own right, it was also responsible for other inventors coming up with unique designs to try and circumvent it.

Brooklyn Arms .32 Caliber Slocum

The .32-caliber Slocum was a popular Civil War-era choice for personal protection.

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