Collectors and enthusiasts can track the history of the original conversions of the 1800s through historic text and both new and archival photographs. All current modern reproductions are represented with photographs, technical details, and performance test results. In-depth coverage of the original revolvers includes models from Colt, Remington, Smith & Wesson, Rollin White, Richards, and Richards-Mason. Modern guns from American Western Arms, Navy Arms, and Cimarron F.A. Co. are highlighted. Includes a full-colour section highlighting engraved and presentation models.