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A Century of Lee-Metford & Lee-Enfield
Rifles & Carbines. Hard cover, 11¾ x 8¾ in., 608 pp, 1,200+ illust., dust jacket,
2007. ISBN 978 0 949749 82 6.
The final, updated successor to ‘British Service Lee’ and
'Lee-Enfield Story'. New chapters include Serial Numbers, Hybrids,
Components Evolution, Ammunition, &c. Enlarged index, also features red,
white & blue ribbon markers.
US$79.50, A$99.00, plus p&p
||'BRITISH SMALL ARMS OF
LOW STOCK, NONE IN U.S.A.
The Complete Reference Guide to Weapons, Maker’s Codes & 1936-1946 Contracts.
Hard cover w/ dust jacket, 9½ x 6 in., 110 pages, 36 illustrations, 1988. ISBN 0 949749 09 5.
An invaluable reference extracted from Ministry of Supply
ledgers. US$30.00, A$35.00 plus p&p
Out of stock in Australia, only in US now
GUIDE to the LEE-ENFIELD’
Limp cover, 8 in. x 4½ in., 48 pp, 65 illust., 2008. ISBN 978 0 949749 89
Two-colour printing, pocket-book for ready reference out & about. With chapters on
Ready Identification, Where to Buy, Condition Essentials, Accessories, Fakes,
Markings, Serial Numbers, Production Figures, Using the Internet, Collecting or
Shooting, &c. US$15.00, A$20.00, plus p&p
||‘A TREATISE ON THE BRITISH MILITARY
I, .450 Martini-Henry., 1869-c.1900’
Temple & Skennerton
Hard cover, 11 x 8¾ in., 256 pp, 114 illust., dust jacket, 1983 (2nd printing 1996). ISBN 0 9596108 8 X.
This 2nd printing features better quality art paper and illustrations, serving to enhance what was already the standard reference work on these renowned British Empire and Colonial service .450-in. bore breech- loading rifles and
carbines. US$75.00, A$77.00, plus p&p
Catalogued Encyclopedia of Collective
Pistols & Revolvers.
Hayes & Skennerton
Hard cover, 11¾ x 8¾ in., 592 pp, 3,550
colour illust., dust jacket, 2007. ISBN 978 0 949749 83 3.
This full-colour presentation is arranged from A-Z... Australasia, British,
Colt, Demonstration Cut-away, Enfield, Free Western Europe, Germanic, High
Standard, Italy, &c. to Zuid Afrik Republic.
US$30.00, A$35.00, plus p&p
||‘A TREATISE ON THE BRITISH MILITARY
Vol. II, .40 & .303 Martinis, 1880-c.1920’
Temple & Skennerton
Hard cover, 11 x 8¾ in., 213 pp, 135 illust., dust jacket, 1989. ISBN 0 9596108 6 3.
The 2nd volume in this 3-part series, the trials Enfield- Martini and subsequent .303 converted rifles and carbines are thoroughly detailed. The .303 Martini was essentially a reserve grade arm in the British service but a front line issue to Colonial forces.
US$75.00, A$77.00, plus p&p
SNIDER-ENFIELD RIFLES & CARBINES’
British Service Longarms, 1866-c.1880.
Hard cover, 9½ x 6 in., 240 pp, 8 colour plates, 100 illust., dust
jacket, 2003. ISBN 0 949749 47 8. Britain's first breech-loader converted
from Enfield muskets, then new-made with Mk III breech shoe. Trials,
development, rifles & carbines are detailed with cartridges, new data on models
accessories. Appendix has Snider correspondence, a glossary and comprehensive index.
Deluxe presentation with red ribbon marker. US$39.50, A$45.00,
AUSTRALIAN ANTIQUE ARMS & HISTORY
- The best of John Swinfield
Edited & Produced by Ian Skennerton
Hard cover with dust jacket, 312 pages, 12 x 8½ in. A4 size, 500 photos
including 8 colour plates.
Published in 2009, ISBN 978-0-949749-97-0.
From 1960, John was columnist for the 'Sporting Shooter' and then 'Guns
Australia' periodicals. Also a record of collecting in Australia, the
personalities, shows and so much more. Quality production on art paper with a
A$30.00 plus p&p, deceased estate sale, bulk discounts
|‘The ENFIELD .380 No. 2 REVOLVER’
Skennerton & Stamps
Hard & soft
cover ed's, 9½ x 6 in., 126 pp, 80 illust., hard cover dust jacket, 1992. ISBN 0 949749 16 8.
British service revolvers were made by contractors, primarily
Webley. But in the 1920s, RSAF production began and variants introduced; WW2 production
was farmed out to Scotland’s Albion works, a few were made by HAC in
NSW, Australia during WW2 too.
A$33.00 hc, A$22.00 pb
plus pack & post
OUT OF PRINT IN U.S.A.
'Small Arms Identification Series'
.303 Rifle No. 1, S.M.L.E.
new reprint [SAIS #1]
.303 Rifle No. 4
new reprint [SAIS #2]
.303 Rifle No. 5
reprinted [SAIS #4]
.303 Lee-Metford & Lee-Enfield Rifles
.455 Webley No. 1 Revolvers
new reprint [SAIS #9]
.303 Rifle No.3, P'14 & sniper variants
7.62mm L1 & C1 FAL Rifles
new reprint [SAIS #12]
.450 & .303 Martini Rifles & Carbines
British Empire Cadet Training Rifles
7.62 L42A1, L39A1, L8& 2A Conversions
Australian S.M.L.E. Variations
.577 Pattern 1853 Enfield & Snider
British Empire Sniper Rifles
Lee-Enfield Parts Catalogue
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#5 - Full On ~ Full Auto 2 (German & Combloc)
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C96 Mauser Pistol
9mm Walther P-38
12ga Win. Model 12 7.62mm Mosin
.30 US Model 1917
12ga Win. Model 97
5.56mm AR15 - M16 Model 1903
M1, M1A1, M2 Carbine FN FAL (inch & metric)
.30 M1 Garand
U.S. 7.62mm M14
9mm Browning HP
Winchester Model 94 Mauser Rifles & Carbines
.303 S.M.L.E. No.1 .303 British No.4 Rifle
6.5mm T'38 Arisaka 7.7mm T'99 Arisaka
Jap Service Pistols Smith &
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.22 Ruger Mk I & Mk II
.30 US Krag
Carcano Rifle & Carbine
7.5mm MAS 36
7.5mm Schmit-Rubin Ruger Mini-14 .223
Winchester Model 1892