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The Shot
Introduction and Rick Tallini
Uncle Gus
Augustus Pease
The Professional
Robert's First Shot
Composition of Roberts' Torpedo
The Suits and The War
The Accomplishment
Otto Cupler
Concluding Remarks and Erastus T. Robert

Otto Cupler

In 1884, one year after Robert’s patent expired, the name of the Roberts company was changed to The Otto Cupler Torpedo Co. which still survives and has offices and plant in the Titusville, Pa., area. Rick F. Tallini is President and shooter. See The Tallini Tales of Destruction, www.logwell.com.

An Otto Cupler torpedo shell and nitroglycerine can on display in S.T. Pees' office. Photo by S.T. Pees, 2002.


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