About the Author
Norm Flayderman is unrivaled in both his status as a professional dealer and collector, and his knowledge about antique arms. Not only has he had the privilege of handling examples of a wide array of antique models of firearms, but he is also the appointed Arms Consultant to several museums, including the Springfield Armory Museum and the Marine Corps Historical Center, Washington, D.C. and Quantico, Virginia.
What the Experts Are Saying
” Indispensable for understanding the gun in America … scholarly work of the purest water, unriveled in American or European arms literature for depth, scope, thoroughness and literary style all in one. “ — Robert Held, author of Age of Firearms
” …quite simply the best and most important study of antique American arms ever written. “ — Man At Arms magazine
” As a definitive work; you shudder at the amount of effort that must have been required to put it together. “ — Field & Stream magazine
” The bible for the gun collector a must for all students of early American firearms! “ — Elmer Keith, Guns Magazine