700 nitro Express. Beautifully illustrated throughout with new photographsForeword by Daryl Greatrex, Managing Director of Holland & Holland. In 1885, 'the royal', holland & holland advertised their new trademark, intended to apply to their best guns and rifles only. Royal' guns and rifles have been in production since that date, symbolizing excellence.
James Purdey & Sons Gun and Rifle Makers: Two Hundred Years of ExcellenceQuiller Press Limited #ad - James Purdey & Sons Gun and Rifle Makers: Two Hundred Years of Excellence #ad - The bestselling purdey gun and rifle maker has been updatedthe definitive history of james purdey & sons, a British gunmaker universally respected and renowned as makers of fine quality gunsAppendices cover the serial numbers to assist with dating guns, as well as production figures to show their rarityBeautifully illustrated throughout with color plates and black and white plates and drawingsForeword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh KG, KT Used book in Good Condition.
Best GunsCountrysport Pr #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Gun makers, and nature of the shotgun are covered. Used book in Good Condition. Classic book on shotguns in a fully revised and expanded form.
The British Sporting Gun and Rifle: Pursuit of Perfection 1850-1900Stackpole Books #ad - He also outlines the many developments in rifles: the superseding of the two groove muzzle-loading Express rifle by the multi-groove, breech-loading rifle of smaller calibre with higher velocity and greater power, propelled by nitro powder and with many different mechanisms on offer. The definitive book on the subject The period from 1850 to 1900 witnessed the most far-reaching changes sporting gun and rifle design had ever experienced.
. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Prior to this, changes had been pedestrian; the muzzleloader still prevailed in 1850 as it had for previous centuries. In this major work, dallas details the many changes that occurred in the latter half of the nineteenth century. He describes at length the pinfire, centre-fire, and hammerless developments along with all the ancillary changes made to sporting guns.
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. Collectors, hunters, shooting sports enthusiasts, and those who appreciate the finest aspects of the outdoor and sporting lifestyle have one thing in common all over the world—they all carry a Beretta. This landmark volume celebrates five centuries of Beretta—bringing together the rich history and experience of the world’s finest shotguns and purveyor of the sporting lifestyle.
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Used book in Good Condition. It has been based in birmingham since it was founded and has played an important role in the development of the shotgun and the sporting and military rifle, an early breech loader, and is especially famous for such features as the Monkey Tail carbine, the Anson and Deeley box lock which marked the transition to the effective hammerless gun, and the hand detachable lock droplock.
In Pursuit of the Best Gun: Westley Richards 1812-2012 #ad - In pursuit of the best gun: a bicentennial history of westley Richards & Co 1812-2012 written by Jeremy Musson is a wide ranging and richly illustrated history of the oldest of the prestigious English gun making companies. Have been owned and used by some of the most famous sporting shots, from Frederick Selous to Count Alfred Potocki and from the Maharaja of Patiala to Ernest Hemingway.
Gun Craft: Fine Guns and Gunmakers in the 21st CenturyDown East Books #ad - In it, making their sometimes-arcane craft skills accessible and relevant to anyone who shoots, the author takes the reader into the workshops and factories of the world's best gunmakers, owns or collects fine guns. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Rizzoli International Publications.
Each chapter explores a separate topic; each has been chosen, however, to provide readers with a unified insight into the complicated task of making hand-made guns in both Europe and the United States. Gun craft examines today's artisanally made guns, as well as the craftsmen who make them.
Vintage British Shotguns: A Shooting Sportsman GuideDown East Books #ad - Vintage British Shotguns: A Shooting Sportsman Guide #ad - Rizzoli International Publications. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. While the book will be welcomed by gun collectors worldwide, it is particularly useful to those who are curious about British makers whose production was or is substantial enough that their guns would have crossed the pond into North America.
In some cases Wieland also notes negative points or product limitations. This authoritative guide to British-made shotguns looks at individual makers, their products, and the selling points of particular guns.