CONCEALMENT 35 Flashback: Colt Model 1849 Baby Revolver Ashley Hlebinsky December 18, 2023 Join the Conversation ONE SHOT TO WIN It’s historically common for gunmakers to be involved in other manufacturing disciplines and vice versa. For example, Eli Whitney moved from the cotton gin to firearms, albeit initially unsuccessfully. Another such person was Joshua Stevens, a New England toolmaker. Stevens’ main source of income, even after getting involved in firearms, was tool production. But that did not mean that Stevens’ role in the firearms world was insignificant. He became known for target shooting firearms, Boy’s rifles, and various versions of pocket pistols, known as tip-up. One such model was the Stevens No. 41 Tip-Up, manufactured between 1903 and 1916. This pistol was the fifth model in a line of tip-up pistols made since 1864. These single-shot firearms, this model in .22 caliber, were breechloaders in which the barrel would literally tip up and the user could load the firearm. While Stevens made several varying pocket pistols, he became known for target and sporting handguns, many of which were fitted with longer barrels and better sights to use in competition. Explore RECOILweb:You Don't Have a Weak SideRECOILtv Mail Call: Grey Ghost Gear Wanderer Messenger BagRECOILtv SHOT Show 2020: MDT XRS Chassis System and Ckye-Pod TripleHands On: Icarus Precision's ACE 365 V2.0 Grip NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.