SCARCE! NEW CONDITION! 2nd Edition, Illustrated. Color hardcover. Clawson Publications, Fort Wayne, IN (2005)
Tall octavo, 230 pages, profusely illustrated with photographs, appendices, index. Color pictorial hardcovers, no DJ as issued. A must-have book for every Colt pistol collector. It describes the evolution of the Government Model by listing design changes that were made from its inception in 1912 until 1970. The information in this book combines both historical and technical data that is useful in pistol evaluation. There are plenty of photos and diagrams that illustrate proper parts, markings, finishes and magazines. Different variations such as National Match, Ace.22s, .38 Super and foreign copies are included. The serial number reference at the rear of the text is very helpful. If you are even thinking about being a Colt pistol collector, this book will be helpful in the education that could prevent expensive mistakes. The book is in NEW, unopened, unread and perfect condition. Just this ONE COPY! You'll LOVE this book--Order it today!