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FINE COLTS: THE DR. JOSEPH A. MURPHY COLLECTION
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FINE COLTS: THE DR. JOSEPH A. MURPHY COLLECTION

Author: R. L. Wilson
Publisher: TOMMY HYPES, Oct 1999
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0-9675309-0-3

Synopsis
Lavish new work covers exquisite deluxe & rare Colt arms from Patersons & other percussion revolvers to the cartridge period & up through modern times. 225+ color & B&W illus, LTD to 3,000 signed and numbered copies; 9x12 inches, 264 pgs.

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The Dr. Murphy Collection serves as the ideal source for reviewing the captivating story of deluxe and engraved Colt arms. Detailed text on Colt engraving. Hardcover, in vertical format.

Contents

Introduction by R.L. Wilson
Preface by Dr. Joseph A. Murphy
Chapters
I Pre-Paterson and Paterson Engraving (c. 1832-1842)
II Colt's Hartford Engraving (c. 1847-1852)
III The Gustave Young Period (c. 1852-1869)
IV Gold Inlaid Percussion Colt Revolvers (c. 1852-1868)
V Colt's London Engraving (c. 1853-1857)
VI Late Styles of Percussion Engraving (c. 1861-1870)
VII "Tiffany" Grips (c. 1847-the Present)
VIII L.D. Nimschke (c. 1850-1900)
IX Freelance and Factory Craftsmen (c. 1870-1900)
X Cuno A. Helfricht and His Shop (c. 1871-1921)
XI R.J. Kornbrath (c. 1919-1946)
XII Wilbur A. Glahn (c. 1919-1950)
XIII William H. Gough (c. 1919-1940)
XIV Alvin F. Herbert (c. 1954-1969)
XV A.A. White (c. 1929-the Present)
XVI Freelance Engravers (Post World War II)
XVII The Colt Custom Gun Shop (c.1966-the Present)
Bibliography
Index


 
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