British Gunmakers, Volume 1

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Quiller Press, 2004 - Business & Economics - 280 pages
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Not only does Volume 3 enlarge on such factual information set out in Volumes 1 and 2 but it also includes unique record research on around 120 additional Birmingham, Scottish and regional gunmaking firms and over seventy additional London ones, quite apart from updating many existing records in both volumes. This is the result of years of study setting out, for the first time in many cases, such knowledge as has been gleaned of the record systems of many long defunct gunmakers as well as additional surviving record systems not available to the author when the previous Volumes went to press. It also takes the opportunity to fill in inter alia gaps not covered in Volumes 1 and 2 about the powder and ammunition companies and in addition starts to record something of the UK's air weapon industry that has grown up over the last few decades and now leads the world. --Book Jacket.

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Contents

Foreword Ian Crudgington
6
Abbreviations used in text
17
Part II
49
Copyright

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Nigel Brown has been involved with the British gun trade, especially the London trade, for many years. For thirteen 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).

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