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A Basic Reference Guide to Old Firearms (Serial Nos. etc.)

Joseph T. Vorisek

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A Basic Reference Guide to Old Firearms (Serial Nos. etc.)

243 pages, about 8 1/2" x 11" glossy soft-cover in full color. New re-print published with permission. Printed on high quality 20# 97 bright acid free paper. Not Illustrated.

Contents - Index:

  • Pages: 243
  • By Joseph T. Vorisek
  • .455 Cartridge headstamps
  • 1896/1930 Models
  • 1903 Model Incl Contract Prod.
  • A.H. Fox (Savage made) Serial Numbers
  • A.H. Fox Serial Numbers
  • All Models Through 1909 by Years Produced
  • American/British
  • American/British Double Gun Terms
  • Ammunition Headstamp Codes:
  • Astra Automatics, Mauser type
  • Austrian
  • Auto-ejecting Revolver Serial Numbers
  • Automatic Pistols, Years Produced by Manufacturer
  • Automatic Pistols with Shoulder Stocks
  • Baker Shotgun Types
  • Ballard Models
  • Ballard Models by Years Produced
  • Belgian Gun Makers, Modern
  • Bergmann Semi Auto Pistols
  • Bore Sizes by Gauge:
  • Boss & Co Serial Numbers
  • Browning
  • Browning Serial Numbers
  • Campo Giro Automatic Pistols
  • Carbine Quantities Purchased by U.S. Government
  • Cartridge Introduction Dates
  • Cartridge Revolver Brand Names and Makers
  • Charles Daly (post WWII)
  • Charles Lancaster Serial Nos
  • Chinese Service Pistol Serial Numbers
  • Choke Markings:
  • Chronology
  • Churchill, E. J. Serial Numbers
  • Colonial Arms Makers
  • Color Codes
  • Colt Serial Numbers
  • Combustible Cartridgemaking
  • Conversion of Barrel and Chamber
  • Crescent Fire Arms Co Partial List of Trade Names
  • Czechoslovakian after
  • Dickson, John & Son Serial Numbers
  • Dutch
  • DWM Headstamp Codes
  • Early Models of Marlin Rifles
  • Early Models of Rifles
  • East Germany,1945 and on
  • English/German Firearms Terms
  • English/United States
  • English Commercial
  • English Military
  • Ethan Allen and Successor Companies Names and Years Used
  • Ethan Allen Pepperbox Models
  • European
  • Folsom Belgian Import Trade Names
  • France
  • General Officer's Model Auto
  • German Military
  • Germany, 1867 to 1945
  • Griffin&Howe Serial Numbers
  • Hall's Rifle Production at Harper's Ferry
  • Handgun Grip Monograms
  • Harrington & Richardson:
  • High Standards Years and Nos.
  • Holster Manufacturers (Military):
  • Hunter Arms (L.C. Smith) Serial Nos 1890-1950
  • India
  • Irish Gun Marks
  • Italian
  • Italy
  • Ithaca Gun Company - Baker, Crass, Lewis, Manier, Magnum, Lefever, etc Serial Nos.
  • Ithaca pre
  • Japanese Rifle and Pistol Markings - pre 1946
  • Japanese Service Rifles pre 1946
  • Justice & Colt (a poem)
  • Kentucky-Pennsylvania Rifles:
  • L.C. Smith/Hunter Arms Co.
  • Lahti Pistol Makers
  • Lancaster, Charles Serial Nos
  • Lee Navy Rifles Recovered from USS Maine
  • Lefever Shotgun Grades
  • Lengths from Metric to Inch
  • Letter Codes
  • Letters After Commercial Trademarks
  • London Gunmakers 1850-1900
  • Luger
  • Luger Military and Manufacturers Codes:
  • Luger Prototypes
  • Luger Variations
  • M-14 Rifle Production
  • Makers
  • Manhattan Fire Arms Co Serial Nos.
  • Marlin Firearms Company:
  • Mauser:
  • Military Codes
  • Military Contract Lee Rifles
  • Model 1870 and 1871 Quantities
  • Model1899SerialNumbers
  • Model24and241SerialNumbers
  • Model39SerialNumberPrefixes
  • Model51Pistols
  • Model6SerialNumbers
  • Model81SerialNumbers
  • MontgomeryWard/SearsManufacturersCodes
  • Mossberg:
  • NambuIdentificationChart
  • NavySingleShotPistols
  • Non-CorroslvePrimedMilitaryAmmunition
  • NumberCodes
  • OrdnanceInspectors'Initials1795-1946
  • ParkerBros-Shotguns-SerialNos,Modelsetc.
  • PennsylvaniaMusketContractors
  • Pistols,QuantitiesMade
  • Pistols,serialnumbersModels
  • PocketAutomaticrarity
  • Post1933LetterCodes
  • Post1945
  • PrivateBrands&ManufacturersEquivalents
  • ProofMarks:
  • Purdey,JamesSerialNumbers
  • QCodesonBackstraps
  • Remington:
  • Rlgby,John&CoSerialNumbers
  • RoilingBlockManufacturers
  • RollingBlockModelIdentification
  • RossRifleChronology
  • Russian
  • S&WLadysmith
  • S&WNewDepartureHammerless
  • S&WSingleActionModels
  • SavageArmsCompany:
  • SavageTradeBrandsUsedpreWWII
  • Sears/MontgomeryWardManufacturersCodes
  • SerialNumbersofvariousMakersofLastGunsMadeBefore1899(Antiques)
  • Sharps4BarrelPistols
  • SharpsRifleCo(Various)
  • SingleShotModels
  • SlugRifleMakers
  • Smith & Wesson1st&2ndModel22
  • Spain
  • Spanish
  • SpanishPistolMakers1915-1940
  • SpanishProofLetterCodes
  • SpencerSlideActionShotguns
  • SpringfieldRifles:
  • StarAutomaticPistols
  • StephenGrant&SonSerialNos.
  • StevensArmsmarkings&YearsUsed
  • StevensModelsc1907
  • Swiss
  • SwissHolsterManufacturersCodes
  • SymbolsUsedonThem
  • ThompsonSub-MachineGunSpecs
  • TrapDoorRifles
  • Typesof.455Pistols
  • UnderhammerPercussionPistolMakers
  • USSR(Russia)
  • W.&CScottMonteCarloBSerialNos
  • WaltherP-38ManufacturersCodes
  • WaltherP-38Variations
  • Webley&Scott.455AutoPistols
  • WestGermany1951andon
  • WestleyRichardsSerialNumbers
  • WhitneyKennedyLeverActionRifles
  • WhitworthMuzzleloadingrifles
  • WinchesterPartsInterchangeability
  • WinchesterSerialNumbers
  • Woodward,James&SonsSerialNos.
  • ZimmerstutzenCartridgeSizemarks