Western Ammunition Handbook

Western Ammunition Handbook

Published by Western Cartridge Co., East Alton, Ill., 1937
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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72 p.: illustrations; 19 cm. Red and blue paper covers. No date of publication. The Western Cartridge Co. was established in 1898 by Franklin W. Olin at East Alton, Ill. In 1931, he purchased the bankrupt Winchester company. The 1936 Camp Perry National Matches are referred to several times, suggesting that this was published in 1937. Intended as an "authoritative ammunition guide for those who shoot with rifle, pistol or shotgun."--p. 3. Includes information on ballistics, cartridges, and sight adjustment, with a guide to how to sight your rifle, a glossary on trade terms and abbreviations, a reference table of European automatic pistols and American cartridges adaptable to them, and a table containing specifications and ballistics of Western rifle cartridges. In Fine Condition: clean and bright. Bookseller Inventory # 003769

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Title: Western Ammunition Handbook

Publisher: Western Cartridge Co., East Alton, Ill.

Publication Date: 1937

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Fine

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