Fine Colts The Dr. Joseph A. Murphy Collection

R.L. Wilson
Manufacturer: Colt
Availability: In stock
SKU: 4568
Manufacturer part number: 9780967530901

This lavish new work covers exquisite deluxe and rare Colt arms from Patersons and other percussion revolvers to the cartridge period and up through modern times. The Dr. Murphy Collection serves as the ideal source for reviewing the captivating story of deluxe and engraved Colt arms. Over 225 richly detailed illustrations, nearly all in color. Detailed text on Colt engraving. 264 pp.

Limited edition of 3,000 signed and numbered copies.  THIS BOOK IS OUT OF PRINT BUT WE STILL HAVE A NEW COPY AVAILABLE.

Introduction by R.L. Wilson
Preface by Dr. Joseph A. Murphy
 I      Pre-Paterson and Paterson Engraving (c. 1832-1842)
 II      Colt's Hartford Engraving (c. 1847-1852)
 III      The Gustave Young Period (c. 1852-1869)
 IV      Gold Inlaid Percussion Colt Revolvers (c. 1852-1868)
 V      Colt's London Engraving (c. 1853-1857)
 VI      Late Styles of Percussion Engraving (c. 1861-1870)
 VII      "Tiffany" Grips (c. 1847-the Present)
 VIII      L.D. Nimschke (c. 1850-1900)
 IX      Freelance and Factory Craftsmen (c. 1870-1900)
 X      Cuno A. Helfricht and His Shop (c. 1871-1921)
 XI      R.J. Kornbrath (c. 1919-1946)
 XII      Wilbur A. Glahn (c. 1919-1950)
 XIII      William H. Gough (c. 1919-1940)
 XIV      Alvin F. Herbert (c. 1954-1969)
 XV      A.A. White (c. 1929-the Present)
 XVI      Freelance Engravers (Post World War II)
 XVII      The Colt Custom Gun Shop (c.1966-the Present)

Products specifications
Attribute nameAttribute value
Size11" X 8 1/2"
CoverHardcover, Dust Jacket
GraphicsColor Photos, Illustrations, Black and White Photos