2000 model listings. Handguns, rifles, shotguns, submachine guns, & machine guns up to 55 caliber. 100 new listings; current pricing for firearms from 25+ countries around the world. 130+ years of antique, vintage, collectible & modern firearms. 1600 B&W photos; 8.5x11 inches, 528 pgs.
Firearms enthusiasts embraced the first edition of this comprehensive illustrated catalog of every known military firearm available to the U.S. collector, including handguns, rifles, shotguns, submachine guns, and machine guns. A companion volume to the Standard Catalog of? Firearms, this revised and expanded second edition comes complete with all the detailed information readers found useful and more. Listings beginning with the early cartridge models of the 1870s to the latest high-tech sniper rifles have been expanded to include more models, variations, historical information, and data, offering more detail for the military firearms collector, shooter, and history buff. Identification of specific firearms is easier with 1600 photos. Plus, readers will enjoy ?snap shots,? small personal articles from experts relating real-life experiences with exclusive models.
? Revised to include every known military firearm available to the U.S. collector
? Special feature articles on focused aspects of collecting and shooting
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Phillip Peterson is a master gunsmith and a fulltime, federally-licensed dealer with 25 years of experience in military firearms and collectibles. He has been a featured columnist for Gun Digest Magazine since its inception and has authored the Gun Digest Buyer?s Guide to Assault Weapons, published by Krause Publications.