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L00117 - Round Ball to Rimfire, Part I

Item Number: L00117

Title: Round Ball to Rimfire, Part I

Author: Dean Thomas


Price: $40

Shipping: Not included

Description:ROUND BALL TO RIMFIRE, A HISTORY OF CIVIL WAR SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION, PART ONE by the late Dean Thomas. I bought this book from him for $40 -- same amount as I'm selling it for although it is out-of-print and costs a little (not much generally) more nowadays. Book is in very good condition.

8 1/2" x 11", 333 pages, hardbound. Illustrated with 100's of photos. Covers firearm systems and forms of projectiles for them, field trials of 1850's that adopted expanding base bullets, arsenals and ammunition production, round ball and medford ammo for smooth bore muskets, regulation .54, .58, .69, .71 and elongated balls for rifled muskets, patented and purchased rounds for .58 caliber, Gardner explosive, Shaler sectional and Williams bullets. Section on gun cotton, blanks and bullet making equipment.

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