Smith & Wesson American Model by Charles W. Pate
Smith & Wesson American Model in U.S. and Foreign Service by Charles W. Pate
An amazing compilation of data about this classic large-frame revolver, including historical background, U.S. army and Navy experiments and purchases, civilian and foreign government use, accessories and ammunition. Also covers the exotic Russian contracts and the various models of the S&W #3. contains a wealth of previously unpublished archival information, including a staggering array of historically identified pistols and serial number ranges for rare types. A priceless asset!
- Hardcover with dustjacket
- 8.5″ x 11″
- 408 pages
- 700+ photos