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Firstly, though the exact definition of a handgun is sometimes disputed, a handgun is a firearm that is easily concealable, can be fired one-handed, and usually has an effective range of no greater than 100 meters. Australian law considers a “handgun” a firearm that:
- (a) is reasonably capable of being carried or concealed about the person; or
- (b) is reasonably capable of being raised and fired by one hand; or
- (c) does not exceed 65 centimetres (26 in) in length measured parallel to the barrel.
Buy hand gun ammo, A handgun is a short-barrelled firearm that can be held and used with one hand. The two most common handgun sub-types in use today are revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, although other handgun-types such as derringers and machine pistols also see infrequent usage.
Secondly ,before commercial mass production, handguns were often considered a badge of office, much the same as a ceremonial sword. As they had limited utility and were more expensive than the long guns of the era, handguns were carried only by the very few who could afford to purchase them.
However, in 1836, Samuel Colt patented the Colt Paterson, the first practical mass-produced revolver. It was capable of firing 5 shots in rapid succession and very quickly became a popular defensive weapon, giving rise to the saying, “God created men, but Colt made them equal. Today, handguns are generally used primarily by police and military officers as sidearms.