Colt Cylinder Scenes

Dr. Arthur Tobias has published over a dozen articles in various journals, on the topics of Colt percussion arms design and roller die engraving, detecting fraudulent engraving, Civil War history, and the use of arms in the 19th century. He is a lifelong artist with extensive experience in fine art design and engraving, a retired professor of education and high-school art teacher, an art historian and an aficionado of old Colts.

He lives in Pine Cove, high atop Dead Man's Curve, in the San Jacinto Mountains of Southern California.
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