It also takes the opportunity to fill in inter alia gaps not covered in Volumes 1 and 2 about the powder and ammunition companies and in addition starts to record something of the UK's air weapon industry that has grown up over the last few decades and now leads the world. For thirteen years, until , he was legal advisor to, and subsequently Secretary of, the Gun Trade Association.
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From to he was legal advisor to what is now the British Shooting Sports Council. He trained as a lawyer and has specialised in firearms and related law. Over the years, he has written a number of legal and trade-related articles for the sporting press in the UK. He is a keen fisherman and shot, both with gun and rifle and has followed his sport around the world. Published by QuillerPress, New Condition: New Hardcover.
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Hardcover with a dust jacket. While the fashionable London Gunmakers were making a name for themselves in the nineteenth century with their expensive bespoke weapons, there was a separate gunmaking industry flourishing in Birmingham and the surrounding towns. This is the history of the Birmingham, Scottish, and regional Gunmakers and specialist trade workers throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, with individual histories of sixty businesses.
Also included are details of their serial number records, many of which have never been published before. Similarly, there is an alphabetical listing of the businesses and individuals, their dates and addresses, separate listings of the brand names used by them, the patents they registered, and information on proof marks.
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By reading this book in conjunction with Volume One, the reader or scholar should be able to trace the history and likely deduce the age of practically any shotgun or rifle made by the Gunmakers of England, Scotland, and Wales since An excellent reference. Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng.
Bookseller Inventory Ask Seller a Question. About this title Synopsis: Individual histories of 60 businesses with details of the serial number records An invaluable and definitive reference for any collector, shooting enthusiast, historian, or gunmaker This all-new volume sets out the history of Birmingham, Scottish, and regional gunmakers and specialist trade workers through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
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