A handgun is a short barrels firearm that is use with one hand. The two most common handgun sub types in use today are revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. Although other handguns like machine pistols and derringers also see infrequent usage. Buy revolvers&semi-automatic pistols Online
In the days before mass production. Handguns are often consider as badge of office, much the same as a sword. As they have limits in utility and are more expensive than the long-guns. Handguns are only for very few people who are able to purchase. However, in 1836, Samuel Colt patent the Colt Paterson. The first practical mass produce revolver. It is capable of firing 5 shots in rapid succession. It quickly is a popular defensive weapon. Giving rise to the saying “God creates men, but Colt made them equal.
Today, in most of the world, handguns are generally used primarily by police and military officers as sidearms. However, in the United States and some other countries around the world, handguns are also widely available to civilians and commonly carried for self-defence.