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Arms Collectors of the United States 1939

Captain Virgil Ney

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Arms Collectors of the United States 1939

The Original National Directory of the Arms Hobby. During World War II Captain Virgil Ney was a member of General Douglas MacArthur's staff. After the war he established a school of military history in Korea. He was also involved in various government projects. His writings include Notes on Guerrilla Warfare and Fort on the Prairies.

98 pages, 8 1/2" x 6 " glossy soft-cover in full color. New re-print restored and digitally enhanced from a nice original. Printed on high quality 20# 97 bright acid free paper. Illustrated.

Contents - Index:

  • Pages: 98
  • By Captain Virgil Ney
  • "Dedicated to the arms collectors of America who are performing a Patriotic Service by preserving for Posterity, the weapons with which our Ancestors secured and Maintained for us our Independence and Liberty."
  • Poem "To an Old Flintlock Musket" by Capt. Ney
  • Directory of Arms Collectors By State
  • The Hawken-Gemmer Story by J. P. H. Gemmer
  • Antique Gun Hunting - A Hobby by Virgil Ney
  • Photos:
  • British tower Pistol
  • Pistol US by Simeon North
  • Whitneyville Walker
  • Colt Army
  • 1795 Springfield
  • French Charleville
  • Kentucky Rifle by Moll and by Bird
  • Colt Paterson
  • 1822 Harpers Ferry
  • 1776 Jager Rifle
  • About the NRA
  • The American Military Institute