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Classic Handguns of the 20th Century
     

Classic Handguns of the 20th Century

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by David Arnold
 

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This high caliber reference offers readers a dynamic colorful depiction of handguns significant to days gone by. More than 20 models from the 1900s are covered - the Colt SAA, Smith & Wesson .357 Magnum, Walther P-38, Beretta 92 - reminiscent of the days of gunfighters and cowboy action heroes.

Based on the series of featured 20th century handguns from

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This high caliber reference offers readers a dynamic colorful depiction of handguns significant to days gone by. More than 20 models from the 1900s are covered - the Colt SAA, Smith & Wesson .357 Magnum, Walther P-38, Beretta 92 - reminiscent of the days of gunfighters and cowboy action heroes.

Based on the series of featured 20th century handguns from Handguns magazine, each chapter will include thorough coverage of a specific model, including historical significance of the model; technical specifications; timeline of design changes, variations, finishes and material; information on derivatives and clones; collector values; and handling and operating characteristics. Full-color historical photographs offer readers a nostalgic glimpse into the past life of popular 20th century handguns.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440224119
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
02/28/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,090,509
File size:
12 MB
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Classic Handguns of the 20th Century 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Handguns are used for taget practicing,hunting,and self defence.I shot my Grampas .357,.45, and .38 when I was 7!I'm not dead am I?