A comprehensive history of the revolvers that collectors call Artillery Models. These are the most historical of all S.A.A. Colts, and this new book covers all the details with a stunning amount of new information taken directly from archival sources. Heavily illustrated, and featuring important serial number data, this book will be a must-buy for all martial Colt collectors and historians of the Spanish-American War. 8.5inx11in
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Andrew Mowbray Publishers, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st Edition. 110 pages. Pictorial hardcover published without a dust jacket. A book entirely dedicated to the altered U.S. Colt Single Action Army Revolvers - commonly called "Artillery" revolvers. While the altered .45 caliber Army revolvers issued to Theodore Roosevelt's "Rough Riders" are rightly famous amongst firearms enthusiasts, this is only a small part of the behind these fascinating weapons. In fact, experts would argue that these altered revolvers are the most historical of all Single Action Army Colts, deserving a special place of honor amongst American military firearms. Meticulous research at the National Archives and the Colt factory, backed up by an extensive survey of surviving examples, has allowed the author to tell the full story behind these exciting Colts in a way never done before. And this informative text is illustrated by a wide selection of photographs, showing the revolvers in clear, large views. But what will interest collectors the most are the countless useful details - serial number lists, clear explanations of how the revolvers were altered and marked, and intriguing details about issue, service in the field and the repairs that were made following the Spanish-American War. Bookseller Inventory # 4894
Book Description Andrew Mowbray Publishers, Inc., 1999. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service!. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_091721885X
Book Description Andrew Mowbray Publishers, Inc. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1 ed. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX091721885X
Book Description Andrew Mowbray Pub, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st ed edition. 110 pages. 11.50x8.75x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 091721885X
Book Description Andrew Mowbray Publishers, Inc. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11091721885X