BRITISH GUNMAKERS: VOL. 2: BIRMINGHAM, SC OTLAND & THE REGIONS
Author: Nigel Brown
Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS, Sep 2005
An invaluable & definitive reference for any collector, shooting enthusiast, historian, or gunmaker. 29 color photos, 31 B&W photos, illus; 8.5x12 inches, 432 pgs.
* Individual histories of 60 businesses with details of the serial number records
* An invaluable and definitive reference for any collector, shooting enthusiast, historian, or gunmaker
This all-new volume sets out the history of Birmingham, Scottish, and regional gunmakers and specialist trade workers through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The book contains an alphabetical listing of the businesses and individuals with their dates and addresses. Separate listings identify the brand names used by them and the patents they registered along with additional information on proof marks.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Nigel Brown has been involved with the British gun trade, especially the London trade, for many years. For 13 years, until 1991, he was legal advisor to, and subsequently secretary of, the Gun Trade Association. In addition, he sat on the legal and education team of WAGBI, now the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC).