Otherwise, the book is in fine shape, with no other damage. Most interestingly, it boasts elegantly illustrated hardcovers, and sports 576 pages full of descriptive text, period pictures, and color photographs of Confederate Enfield lock plate markings by such makers as E. Bond, Carr, Potts & Hunt, Parker Field & Sons, L. Pritchett, and others, great details on brass butt plate serial numbers, Birmingham and London commercial proofs, and Confederate specialists and viewers marks, including the familiar "JS / anchor" stamping found on the belly of the stock of many Confederate Enfields, a directory of the notable players in the Birmingham and London gun trades, company overviews for many of those makers, other long arms such as India Pattern flintlock muskets converted to percussion, Pattern 1837 and Pattern 1844 Brunswick rifles, and Pattern 1851 rifle muskets, the vast array of "short rifles" used by the Confederacy, Whitworth "2nd Quality" military match rifles with Davidson telescopic sights, Wilson breech-loading rifles, Adams, Beaumont-Adams, Kerr, LeMat, and Tranter revolvers, all kinds of officer's swords, cavalry trooper's sabers, regulation naval officer's swords with the iconic "dolphin head" pommel, and wide blade naval cutlasses, Brunswick, Baker, and Lancaster sword bayonets, P-1853 Enfield socket bayonets, P-1856 "bar on barrel" and P-1858 "bar on band" short rifle sword bayonets, Enfield "snake" buckle waist belts, "ball" bags, and cap pouches, all with examples shown in black leather and white buff leather, wonderful sections on cartridges, cap tins, bullet moulds, combination tools, saddles, artillery pieces and projectiles, knife, fork, and spoon pocket knives, Confederate naval glasses and monoculars, blockade runner certificates, and much, much more.
A fine example of "THE ENGLISH CONNECTION" CONFEDERATE CIVIL WAR ENFIELD RIFLE GUN REFERENCE BOOK. The item "THE ENGLISH CONNECTION CONFEDERATE CIVIL WAR ENFIELD RIFLE GUN REFERENCE BOOK" is in sale since Saturday, July 31, 2021.
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