By James Atkins
Каталог содержит описания и изображения разновидностей монет и токенов, выпускавшихся Великобританией для своих многочисленных колоний.
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Although it is not precisely known when King conceived this idea, it appears that it occurred in late December 1865 or early January 1866. Certainly, by the end of the second week of January in 1866, the design had reached an advanced state since a detailed elevation sketch of the loading aperture cover was drawn on the 14th35. In its original form, as illustrated in the drawing mentioned above and those submitted with his patent application in March 1866 (Plate 39)36, King’s improvement consisted of a twelve-piece unit comprising the following: cartridge carrier; sideplate; loading aperture cover; cover hinge pin; cover locking catch; locking catch pin; locking catch spring; cover opening stud; opening stud spring; opening spring set screw; cartridge guide; and cartridge guide bolt.
De Suzanne to demonstrate the three revised designs of the Henry rifle, the development of which had been discussed the previous Apri120. Upon completion of a variety of tests, de Suzanne authorized the purchase of 1,000 carbines having Winchester’s improvements to the magazine at a fixed price of $34 per arm with fifty percent of the price to be paid immediately and the balance upon their shipment from New York to Havana, Cuba21. By the close of November, Winchester was again in New Haven, and at that time or shortly thereafter, the Bridgeport factory began work on modifying the exist- Top: Plate 30 Detail of the Winchester musket illustrated in Plate 29.
Winchester himself in 1874. At that time, he testified that 140,000 firearms incorporating Benjamin Tyler Henry’s 1860 improvement to Smith & Wesson’s 1854 patent had been made62. This number cannot be reconciled with known production data unless the Model 1866 production began with serial number 1. Although Oliver F. Winchester had authorized the commercial production of King’s Improvement Rifles with bronze alloy receivers having dovetailed sideplates, he had not totally abandoned the idea of manufacturing arms with iron receivers and screw retained sideplates.
The coins and tokens of the possessions and colonies of the British Empire by James Atkins