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Title:
The history of Winchester firearms
Author:
Boorman, Dean K.
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Publication Information:
New York : Lyons Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781585743070
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Book

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Summary

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A comprehensive history, with over 150 dazzling full-color photos.


Author Notes

Dean K. Boorman is president of the Armor and Arms Club of New York, Boorman is also a member of the American Society of Arms Collectors and of the Visiting Committee, Department of Arms and Armor, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. A collector of Colts and Winchesters, he has written for both the American Society and the Armor and Arms Club of New York


Table of Contents

Prefacep. 6
Introductionp. 8
The Beginnings: The Henry Riflep. 12
"The Guns That Won The West": Models 1866, 1873, and 1876p. 30
Expansion and Diversification Through the Turn of the Centuryp. 50
The Winchester Rifles of Theodore Rooseveltp. 70
Winchesters in the World Warsp. 76
Hunting and Sporting Arms Since the 1920sp. 84
Collecting, Investing, and Where to See the Gunsp. 102
Firing the Gunsp. 124
Bibliographyp. 126
Indexp. 127