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Official Overstreet Indian Arrowheads Identification and Price Guide
Robert M. Overstreet
0375721096
Sept 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
PROFESSIONAL GUIDANCE AND EXPERTISE FOR INDIAN ARROWHEADS COLLECTORS

This is the only reference source for arrowhead collectors everywhere. Dividing the United States into nine geographical regions, this guide offers the most comprehensive and current information available to any collector, making you the expert!

Collecting points has never been easier: simply compare your find to the life-size photographs inside to discover its date and value.

• Over 12,000 actual-sixe illustrations of point types

• Thousands of new point types never seen before

• Completely revised and expanded Western section with new point types and illustrations

• Dazzling color section with more than 350 illustrations

• A complete market review to help you...


2006 Standard Catalog of Firearms
Ned Schwing
089689228X
January 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
Accurate pricing, tips from experts, six grades of conditions for each model and more than 7,500 photos are all included in this reliable and comprehensive firearms reference. The 16th edition of Standard Catalog of Firearms delivers technical data including barrel length, chamberings, and magazine details for nearly every collectible firearm produced between 1838 and today! Collectors and dealers alike will appreciate the detailed specifications, historic tidbits and photos for models by Smith & Wesson, Marlin Ballard, Winchester, Mauser, SKB Arms Co., Ruger and more. Popular state-of-the-industry "Snap Shot" articles and experts' first-hand reports of shooting tests, plus 7,500+ photos make this a must-have reference. It includes everything enthusiasts have come to expect from this all-inclusive guide, and contains...


The Great Book of Guns: An Illustrated History of Military, Sporting, and Antique Firearms
Chris McNab (Editor)
159223304X
December 2004
Other Format
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Book Description
From the invention of gunpowder more than 1,000 years ago in China to the latest Metal Storm firing system with electronic ignition, The Great Book of Guns presents a historical approach to the development of firearms and their place in world events. In chapters on Pistols and Revolvers, Rifles and Shotguns, Submachine Guns, and Heavy Machine Guns, individual weapons are featured in chronological order. Each entry is superbly illustrated with color photography and has detailed specifications and individual descriptions of the gun and its historical context. With an extensive index, up-to-date glossary of technical terms, and historical timeline of firearms, it's easy to chart the history and development of firearms with this superb treatment of more than 1,000 internationally produced weapons.


Winchester Pocket Guide: Identification & Pricing for 50 Collectible Rifles and Shotguns
Ned Schwing
0873499034
October 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
Winchester is the most recognizable name in firearms, and the collector?s market for the popular firearms is immense. Winchester collectors won?t want to be without this convenient pocket-sized reference, packed with identification and pricing information for over 50 models. Each listing provides a history of the development and production of the model as well as discussion of style and variations, a clear photo, data on serial number and production quantity, and collector pricing for all variations of each model in five condition grades! A valuable quick-reference table summarizes key features with information on receiver, barrel, proof marks, calibers, magazine, sights, wood, butt and stock. Listings are organized in an easy-to-use chronological format, with separate rifle and shotgun sections. The Winchester Pocket...


Cartridges of the World
Frank C. Barnes
0873496051
Oct 2003
(Paperback) - Revised Ed.
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Book Description
This benchmark volume is the foremost source for cartridge information. Hunters, target shooters, military history buffs, ammunition reloaders and cartridge collectors alike will find all the answers to their cartridge and shotshell questions in this comprehensive book that includes 1,500+ cartridges. This reference book includes detailed photos, dimensional drawings and loading data. Descriptions of obsolete American cartridges tell the tale of ammunition used by settlers, cowboys and outlaws during the nation’s westward expansion, and offer insights into unusual rounds that never caught on. Hunters and shooters can improve their success with the useful ballistics tables. -Completely updated with new cartridges and information on electronically fired rounds. -Includes European and American cartridges,...


Blue Book of Gun Values
S. P. Fjestad
1886768625
April 2006
Paperback
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David Kennedy, Curator, Cody Firearms Museum, Buffalo Bill Historical Center
"Here at the museum, the first book we recommend for appraisal values is the invaluable Blue Book of Gun Values." --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

Roy G. Jinks, Historian, Smith & Wesson
"I recommend the "The Blue Book of Gun Values" as it is the most accurate source for firearms values." --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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The ABC's of Reloading
Bill Chevalier
0873498518
Jan 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
Starting with the basics, this guide leads the reader through the process of reloading with ease. Perfect for beginners and a great refresher for experienced reloaders, the book first discusses all the necessary tools and accessories needed to get started, then goes through step-by-step instructions and safety tips for loading your own metallic cartridges and shotshells. Helpful illustrations guide readers through each step and make the process easy to understand.The ABC?s of Reloading covers all aspects of the hobby, from benchrest loading techniques, to ballistic software, to competition and hunting loads and more. It also includes a comprehensive directory of reloading manufacturers. The guide carefully pieces together steps and techniques for reloading into an understandable process, outlining the basic procedures...


Blue Book of Gun Values
S. P. Fjestad
1886768552
April 2005
Paperback
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David Kennedy, Curator, Cody Firearms Museum, Buffalo Bill Historical Center
"Here at the museum, the first book we recommend for appraisal values is the invaluable Blue Book of Gun Values."

Roy G. Jinks, Historian, Smith & Wesson
"I recommend the "The Blue Book of Gun Values" as it is the most accurate source for firearms values."

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The Standard Knife Collector's Guide
Roy Ritchie
157432280X
Aug 2002
Paperback
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Midwest Book Review
Now in its 3rd edition, Ritchie & Stewart's identification and values collector's guide for pocket and sheath knives is the benchmark reference guide. An introduction to knife collecting and a chapter on "What Makes a Knife a Collector's Item" are both essential reading for the beginning collector. Other topics include the knife shield, bone's use as handles, pocket knife patterns, appraisal knife values, major knife companies, custom made knives, commercial sheath and hunting knives, kitchen cutlery collectibles, straight razor collecting, managing a knife collection, knife sharpening, cutlery stories and mail order, knife books and periodicals, and special edition knives. A number of appendices are also provided for specialized price guides. The Standard Knife Collector's Guide is the reference...


Small Arms
Martin Dougherty
0760763291
August 2005
Hardcover
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Gun Digest 2006
Ken Ramage (Editor)
0896891682
July 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
The world's greatest gun book just got even better! This favorite among shooters and collectors now features more than 230 pages of color that showcase the latest products and articles on the newest firearms from around the world. Expert firearms writers offer all new, carefully researched articles and fresh new product reports. This 60th anniversary edition will exceed all expectations with the latest offerings from the firearms industry. The incomparable firearms catalog section includes specifications, factory options, model descriptions, photos, and retail prices, with coverage of major firearm brands as well as other lesser-known brands. Scopes, metallic sights, laser sights, and reloading presses are also catalogued. Additional coverage lists ballistics and prices for commercially available rifle and handgun...


Gun Trader's Guide 2006
Steve Carpenteri
0883173174
June 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
For almost half a century, millions of gun buffs have chosen Gun Trader's Guide as their primary reference tool for firearms pricing and identification. Gun Trader's Guide gives comparisons for sporting, military and law enforcement models, including rare and unusual collectibles and commemoratives. This edition will feature more listings that ever before, with completely updated specifications, dates of manufacture and current average market values for over 6,000 handguns, rifles, and shotguns, both domestic and foreign. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.


Blades Guide to Knives & Their Values
Steve Shackleford
0873499131
Oct 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
The most trusted name in knife references delivers a must-have resource for any knife enthusiast in BLADE's Guide to Knives & Their Values. A format collectors know and rely on helps create a strong foundation for this book's expanded coverage of collectible custom knives and modern production models. Blade's Guide to Knives & Their Values includes up-to-date pricing, lists of custom knifemakers and companies, 2,000+ photos to assist with identification, a basic guide to buying, selling and trading knives, and an expanded history of pioneer knife makers of the 1960s, '70s and '80s. Feature articles highlight the history of knives and recent trends within the industry, while updated reference sections outline the best in company-made collectibles and the impact the Internet has had on the hobby. From antique knife...


2005 Standard Catalog of Firearms: The Collector's Price and Reference Guide
Ned Schwing
087349900X
January 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
The world?s number one reference for firearms collectors is full of updates in this new 15th edition! Featuring photographs, history and data for over 25,000 models, this reliable book covers every collectible firearm from 1838 to today. Detailed technical data includes weight, chamberings, barrel lengths and more. Updated collector values cover six grades of condition, and over 6,000 photos make for easy identification of any model. This edition features an all-color gallery of some of the greatest guns ever manufactured, as well as new feature articles focusing on collecting the rarest and most popular firearms models, firearms-related legislation and the current state of the industry. All-new ?Snap Shot? articles feature first-hand accounts from enthusiasts on shooting famous guns. Dozens of new models,...


Gun Digest Book of the Glock
Patrick Sweeney
0873495586
July 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
Recognized as the most important and influential firearms design in the past 50 years, the Glock pistol is today's prefered autoloading pistol for law enforcement use and personal protection. This comprehensive review of the revolutionary Glock pistol encompasses the pistol's history and unique design elements, and includes a performance analysis of the various models and chamberings. Covers in detail, the wide array of available accessories, as well as little known factory options.


Standard Catalog of Military Firearms
Ned Schwing
0873499026
November 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
For military historians and firearm enthusiasts this inclusive reference is a key resource to nearly all the military firearms available to U.S. collectors. Standard Catalog of Military Firearms features listings for firearms manufactured in 1870 through the present. Listings for firearms including handguns, submachine guns, rifles and machineguns from more than 25 countries fill the pages of this comprehensive reference. This third edition offers more than 2,000 listings, details about model modifications, additional historic information, six grades of conditions, and more than 1,250 photos. In addition, firearms enthusiasts will discover interesting feature articles and commentaries written by various firearms experts. -Contains listings and current pricing for firearms from around the world -Features 1,250+...


Bolt Action Rifles
Frank De Haas
0873496604
Oct 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
Before purchasing a modern sporting rifle there are many things to consider. This updated and expanded edition of Bolt Action Rifles contains the information readers need to speak intelligently to gunsmiths, and understand their suggestions and objections. Contains years of thoroughly researched information, such as technical descriptions, instructions for takedown/disassembly, hints for reworking, and dimensional specifications of every major design manufactured since the Mauser of 1871. This massive reference also contains a remarkable amount of historical and general information clearly written, not without an occasional touch of humor, and detailed assembly drawings of featured rifles with individual reviews of the action, safety, and firing mechanism. Suitable not only for the professional and amateur gunsmith,...


Shooter's Bible
Wayne van Zwoll
0883173204
July 2005
Paperback
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