Over 450,000 copies sold and in circulation! Here's why:
Identification: Over 4,000 antique American firearm models and variants extensively described with all marks and specifications necessary for quick identification.
Values: Over 4,000 individually priced firearms. Full information on how to assess values based on demand, rarity and conditions.
Illustrations: Over 1,700 large scale photographs accompany model descriptions for convenient identification.
Quick Reference: An easily-understood organization, a standardized numbering system, extensive cross referencing and a comprehensive index all aid in making this book a must reference for every gun enthusiast.
Firearms History: Histories of the makers with dates and locations of manufacture and quantities manufactured.
Trends in Collecting: A review of the ever-changing collecting and buying patterns which have resulted in a volatile present-day collecting market.