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By Hannah Romero
Staff Writer 

Inscribed revolver may connect Jim Bridger to military history


March 31, 2022

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Antique dealer Patty Jonas holds an antique revolver believed to have belonged to Jim Bridger.

While much of Jim Bridger's history comes directly from Wyoming, an antique gun shop in Arizona may hold more information about the mountain man's influential past.

David Jonas and his wife Patty have been dealers in antique and collectible firearms since 2005. They started their store, Old World Guns LLC in Camp Verde, Arizona, as a retirement business, although Jonas said it's been more work than a typical retirement business. The shop specializes in old and unusual firearms, and Jonas enjoys looking into their history. So when someone moving out of town was getting rid of things and ask...

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