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Guns have always been part of our story, since the beginning, when flintlock muskets were the instruments of our American Revolution.
Elsewhere, there are flintlock rifles and camel saddlebags; kilims and suzanis; chain mail shirts and Tartar helmets.
Testing revealed the pistol dates back to 1500 to 1600, before flintlock pistols and muskets were introduced.
Based on the British Model 1760, the Model 1775 was a muzzle-loading, .62-caliber smoothbore flintlock.
The last U.S. flintlock pistol came in 1836, the same year Samuel Colt patented his revolutionary new revolving pistol.
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