The headline of the poster reads "VOLCANIC/REPEATING FIRE ARMS,/MANUFACTURED BY THE/NEW HAVEN ARMS COMPANY,/NEW HAVEN, CONN./(PATENTED, 1854.) The advertisement praises Volcanic pistols and rifles for their modernity and expresses their superiority over cap and ball revolvers. It also shows a price list for the different models as well as two testimonials of Volcanic Arms in sea service. It is dated "October, 1859". The poster measures 12x18 1/2 inches and is stored between two sheets of plexiglass. Provenance: The Dr. Gerald Klaz Collection
Very fine. The poster shows very little wear and is completely legible. There are slight areas of discoloration in the top left corned and underneath the price list with one faint fold line in the center.
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