British Ordnance Single Shot Pistols by Davies & Chisnall & Brook
British Ordnance Single Shot Pistols by Geoff Davies, Barry Chisnall & Clive Brook
A comprehensive study of Ordnance pistols from 1700 until 1860 which covers Cavalry, Sea Service, Customs, Dublin Castle, Portuguese & other pistols. Many of these pistol photos have never been published before. There is also a detailed explanatory text covering pistol developments and tables giving pistol dimensions as well as appendices showing pistol locks, proof marks and stock stamps.
Pistols are presented from both private collections and those of the Royal Armouries, and help with identification with clear and detailed images, authoritative descriptions to identify Ordnance regulation pistols for British armed forces, both land and sea along with government agencies that were sometimes called upon to bear arms.
The book is A4 size, hard back with over 120 pistols illustrated with more than 900 detailed full color images.
- 8.5″x 12″
- 248 pages
- 900+ color photos
Although these books are brand new, all have sustained superficial damage to corners on their long commute here.