Purdey, Gun And Rifle Makers
Manufacturer part number: 189916363-8
This magnificent book details the history of James Purdey & Sons, the British gunmaker universally respected and known the world over as makers of the finest quality guns. The author includes several appendices including serial numbers for the years 1816 to 2000 to assist with dating guns, as well as production figures to show the rarity of each. All patents are described, plus the Purdey gunmakers named to help identify initials stamped on the parts. Illustrated with over 130 color plates and 300 black & white plates and drawings, most never before published. With a PURDEY book plate. Numbered and Signed by the Author. 245pp.