Standard Catalog of Firearms

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Krause Publications, Feb 1, 1998 - Firearms - 1200 pages
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The Standard Catalog of Firearms -- the world's number one guide for firearms collectors -- has broadened its sights and is back for an eighth edition.

The firearms enthusiast's best source for current values, technical specifications and history now boasts 1,200 pages with more than 4,000 photos. That's 100 more pages of text with 25,000 updated prices and 1,400 new photos when compared to the seventh edition! There are expanded sections for Savage, Sauer, Ithaca, Sturm and many others.

The always popular "The Year in Review" is included for 1997, along with other informative articles by industry experts. Whether you enjoy identifying guns, checking current pricing, or are simply browsing for enjoyment, this book hits the mark. Gun enthusiasts will find they must have the current revision of this perennial standard of the firearms collectible field.
-- More illustrations -- over 4,000 -- than any other firearms price guide
-- Includes "The Year in Review", an annual industry overview, "The Firearms Collector", which discusses the 1997 status of firearms collecting and "The 1997 Legislative Report", that examines legislative effects on shooters and collectors

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A wealth of gun information. This covers most gun makes and information on each. I used it all the time to identify firearms. Read full review


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About the author (1998)

New Schwing is a respected firearms expert and author several books, including the "Standard Catalog of Military Firearms, 1870 to the Present. He is also firearms contributor to the "Standard Catalog of Winchester. His articles have appeared in the "American Rifleman, Guns Illustrated, Shooting Sportsman, Waffen Digest, Double Gun Journal, and other popular firearms publications.

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