Armseller 1952 Antique Gun Catalog
58 pages, half-page size 1952 catalog with soft covers.
NEW BOOK- Features the dueling pistol collection of renowned collector Doctor Merrill Harrison Long who died in 1951 as well as other antique arms. F. T. Dexter (Armseller) of Topeka, Kansas handled the estate sale for the family. Each of over 180 lots is carefully described in great detail and most of the dueling sets are individually photographically displayed as are many single pieces.
There is a comprehensive article by Dexter following the items for sale wherein he discusses "carpetbagger" gun buyers and how to disguise your collection from these "slick deal" con men. This piece was reissued. with all the type reset and the photos restored to the highest standards. It is printed on stark white paper for the best contrast. This is not a photocopy and is a collectors must have for the descriptions and history of Flintlock and Percussion pistols.