There were laws in some Georgia counties, mine being one, that prohibited pistols other than Colt or Remington revovlers.
The county archivist explained this to me in that those were expensive, high tickets items back then that no freedmen nor sharecropper could afford.
Haves and have nots again.
"Growing up as both a Southern and the son of a child of the '50s, I was imprinted with several things that have long stuck with me. The F-86 Saber Jet was the finest fighter ever flown, the National League is always superior, and Leslie Coffelt
was the finest revovler shooter since Mr. Ed."