By David R. Chicoine. Whether collector, cowboy or active shooter, this comprehensive reference is the guide enthusiasts need to bring the past alive. Antique Firearms Assembly/Disassembly offers historic information and complete step-by-step assembly/disassembly details for popular antique and hard-to-find firearms manufactured around the mid 1800's and into the early 1900's. More than 60 firearms are included, and each listing includes history of the weapon, unique features, a large scale drawing outlining component parts and details that everyone, including gunsmiths, police armory enthusiasts, forensic scientists or arms collectors will enjoy.
Featured guns like the Winchester 1873, Colt 1873 SAA and Smith & Wesson No.3, create aresource unequaled by any. Over 600 photos of antique and rare Specifc biographies of each of the 60 featured firearms. Illustrated directions and detailed parts drawings assist gunsmiths in their craft. 528 pages 8 1/2"x11"