It is also available directly from the author at [SOLD OUT- ORDER DIRECT FROM PUBLISHER! ARMY SPECIAL FORCES FOREIGN WEAPONS HANDBOOK - By SGM Frank Moyer, 326 pages 8.5” x 11” hardbound. Scope and content is similar to the classic editions of Small Arms of the World, but without the obscure historical stuff, and focusing on arms likely to be encountered by Special Forces units in their mission post 1970. .00 (View Picture) 22965 FLAYDERMAN'S GUIDE TO ANTIQUE AMERICAN FIREARMS AND THEIR VALUES- (9TH EDITION) (OUT OF PRINT) - EVERY GUN COLLECTOR NEEDS THIS BOOK!] 14316 SPANISH HANDGUNS: THE HISTORY OF SPANISH PISTOLS & REVOLVERS - By Gene Gangarosa, Jr., 320 pages 8” x 10” paperback published in 2001. This was published by Panther Publications, forerunner of Paladin Press and is basically a civilian printing of a U. The most respected and accurate single source of information on American guns made circa 1945 and earlier.Also, his background as an aeronautical engineer, and Navy and corporate pilot enable him to understand and explain many of the technical issues involved.
At some point they came up with the “Gyrojet” pistols and carbines, which are vaguely familiar to many collectors, but previous information on them has been largely based on legends, guesses and misinformation, some of it from their use in a James Bond movie.
As the rocket market dwindled, they got into the then new “less than lethal” product business and these are covered as well.
We stock this book because you need it and will benefit tremendously and enjoy your collection a lot more because of it.
This is the most recent edition, the 9th published in 2007, and Norm Flayderman died in 2013.
This is an important and useful study covering the wide range of handguns made in Spain for domestic and especially foreign sales, including many purchased for use during WW1 by various countries. Superbly researched, and even after 50 years it remains the best single volume on the subject. Besides the thorough and accurate descriptions that enable proper identification of guns there are many sections dealing with gun collecting in general and with specific specialized areas.
Very comprehensive and well researched coverage of a less known (and less popular and therefore less expensive) collecting niche. Near new copy .00 (View Picture) 13995 CIVIL WAR GUNS - William B. and Confederate longarms and handguns, both made in the U. Each has lots of sound advice which is critical knowledge for beginning collectors and a valuable refresher for even the most experienced collectors.OUT OF STOCK- widely avalaible from Amazon, etc, so get a copy there. This one will make you wish you were rich enough to buy a bunch of them.Previously owned in excellent condition with minor wrinkling on the dustjacket.Seizing the opportunity, the miniature rocketry designs they came up with were unprecedented, and although military contracts were seldom forthcoming, they evolved into proposals for hand held weapons, massive salvo weapons to saturate a large area and other innovative schemes.These ranged from rockets small enough to fit in a spy’s cigarette, to larger designs (roughly .22 to .30 caliber range) up to larger items for launching flares and much larger devices for chaff for electronic countermeasures.Well illustrated to point out model differences, and absolutely indispensable for any gun collector. ARMY SPECIAL FORCES FOREIGN WEAPONS HANDBOOK - By SGM Frank Moyer, 326 pages 8.5” x 11” hardbound. Scope and content is similar to the classic editions of Small Arms of the World, but without the obscure historical stuff, and focusing on arms likely to be encountered by Special Forces units in their mission post 1970. .00 (View Picture) 19716 STEEL CANVAS: THE ART OF AMERICAN ARMS - By R. Wilson, 384 pages 9” x 11” loaded with color photos and info on beautiful guns, often those embellished by master artisans.