Standard Catalog of Military Firearms
Humphries, Michael O
Author: Ned Schwing. Available from Krause Publications (Dept. AR-PRO 1), 100 E State St. Iola, WI 54990-0001; (800) 258-0929; www.krause.com. Softcover 8 1/2″ x 11″ -352 pp. Price: $24.95 plus $4 shipping.
From Ned Schwing, author of the Standard Catalog of Firearms, comes this illustrated catalog of military firearms. This informative work examines more than 2,000 handguns, rifles, shotguns, submachine guns and machine guns up to .55 caliber. Collectors can determine condition and place values on military firearms and trace their historical significance. Coverage begins with the early cartridge models of the 1870s and leads up to contemporary designs.
Intended as a companion to Standard Catalog of Firearms, this volume is organized according to country of origin to help decipher similar models. Also, there are special sections on Maulers, Lee Enfields, Mosin-Nagants and other collectible military guns.
-MICHAEL O. HUMPHRIES
Copyright National Rifle Association of America Sep 2002
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