Brand New. Hardcover. Brand new, not a used item. Please no orders from Tennessee. Permits the reader to finally understand these interesting & diverse early cartridge pistols. Seven basic variations are documented & described with production programs & quantities given for each. 160 photos & drawings; 8.5x11 inches, 159 pgs. : 40%
Very Good with no dust jacket. 1931464049. 159 pages, well illustrated, pictorial boards, very good. 8.5 by 11 inches. From the back cover: "Type-by-type guide to what collectors call small frame conversions. Heavily illustrated with over 160 photographs and superb technical drawings by Rainer Dethloff. Documented by a decade's worth of research and Colt factory records, including production quantities and extensive serial number data. Be prepared for some surprises, this field of collecting will be changed forever. This landmark boo on Colt's New Model Pocket and Police Revolvers permits the reader to finally understand these interesting and diverse early cartridge pistols. Until now, most authors and collectors have labeled these guns 'small frame conversions' and declared them confusing. As it happens, there are seven basic variations which are documented and described with production programs and quantifies given for each. As the authors of this book point out, most of these guns were actually made as cartridge pistols and were not converted from percussion, although the conversions form a key pat of this book and are described in detail. " BWC11; 159 pages.
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