Books axis pistols by jan still and lugers at random. The title of this book is lugers at random and it was written by charles kenyon. The source of conflict comes primarily in determining whether this 1900 carbine was manufactured for commercial sales or as a prototype. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Identification guide and catalog of many variations of the luger pistol that will be of value to the general collector or.
It describes the basic differences in models and types and shows side by side photographs to help clarify them. The information compiled in this book is invaluable to any luger collector altho the author may have thought he was clever in the way he presented the information book is a virtual nightmare if you are doing research on a particular aspect of lugers and their creation and history if you have any interest in lugers, this book is a musthave, but using logic to find something easily, aint. Find 9780945828020 lugers at random by at over 30 bookstores. Dust jacket has been placed in removeable plastic cover. See all 3 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Mar 08, 2015 this gun was featured in the aforementioned book lugers at random and since 1969 it has stymied luger collectors. Shipments to washington state addresses will be charged washington state sales tax of 8. This gun was featured in the aforementioned book lugers at random and since 1969 it has stymied luger collectors. Lugers at random was the first book on lugers that i got. The box they were shipped in years ago was just opened today.
Lugers at random has long been considered the top reference book on luger pistols by collectors and researchers alike. I have another luger book listed lugers at random check it out. There is very very minimal holster wear on the end of the muzzle and the top of the side plate raised portion and side rails. Lugers at random is quoted in describing the gun by stating. Ive compiled a list of handguns related book available on the web today. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at.
Lugers at random by charles kenyon gunboards dot com. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Bill every problem can be solved through the proper application of explosives, duct tape, teflon, wd40, or any combo of the aforementioned items. Sturgess is an englishman now residing in switzerland, where he can maintain his collection who has to our knowledge the most comprehensive collection of lugers and contemporary early automatic pistols in the. Lugers at random hc book charles kenyon jr 416 pp 1st edition.
View profile view forum posts private message gold bullet member join date sep 2003 location montana. Lugers at random the luger pistol book both 1st editions, signed. Nra endowment life member proud veteran of the naval security group. Unless you are interested in other luger time periods, do not waist your time thinking you will cut corners with other reference books. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel.
The complete book of the pistols and revolvers of germany, 1869 to the present by ian hogg click here for more info. This barcode number lets you verify that youre getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. It was published by hand gun pr and has a total of 420 pages in the book. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search.
Lugers at random hc book charles kenyon jr 416 pp 1st. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Lugers at random by charles kenyon seller monarchy books published 1969. The multinational pistol hardcover by kenyon jr, charles. You may remember, about three years ago, we were given the rare privilege of firing gun number two, of which charles kenyon jr. See all 6 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Lugers at random by charles kenyon, jr signed legacy. Lugers at random by charles kenyon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.
Lugers at random by charles kenyon 1990, hardcover ebay. Lugers at random book by charles jr kenyon 0 available. Military antiques and museum bk239 lugers at random book. Standard catalog of luger pageperfect nook book by. Find lugers at random by kenyon, charles at biblio. Manufacturing data and model rarity information to aid collectors when buying lugers as an investment. Perfect for firearm collectors, gun shop owners, auction houses, museums, and appraisers, this book helps every luger enthusiast enjoy their hobby more. The luger story models and producers explained in details p08. Lugers at random has 0 available edition to buy at half price books marketplace.
I can attest that there is nothing more sickening then having someone later point out an obvious indication of tinkering on what you thought was a 98 percent pistol. The luger pistol its history and development signed fred a datig. This 416 page book is a comprehensive history of the luger pistol. It has disassembled guns with individual part names and a brief section on proof marks 6 pages. First published in 1990 lugers at random open library. The multinational pistol standard edition by charles kenyon. Lynch, paul cover desig and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. There are inspector marks all over the weapon in a variety of eagle stamps. Then it goes right into photographs of luger pistols. It covers hundreds of models and variations from 1898 prototypes through the end of wwii. New to lugers and this helped a lot as a starter book read more. This book is a collection of photos and a lot of guessing. Dont miss this chance to get your copy of this rare edition at a bargain price. Note, spine of book has been repaired with tape per photo.
Nice copy in a lightly chipped and rubbed dust jacket. Lugers at random by charles kenyon, jr signed 81719 hardcover book signed by charles kenyon jr. This book is an identification guide and catalog of the many variations of the luger. This parabellums bore is very good and the gun does not show evidence of being excessively fired. Lugers at random 1st printing 1969 by charles kenyon a definitive luger study. Lugers at random 1st printing 1969 by charles kenyon a. Lugers at random hardcover by charles kenyon click here for more info. The encyclopedia of the borchardt and borchardtluger handguns, 18851985 by j. Over 400 pages and over 400 illustratons covering the luger in all its variations. Get the best deals on luger book when you shop the largest online. Lugers might be the most faked, redone, and tinkered with group of guns out there. The author has a collection of over 70 lugers, the history of each is carefully detailed with text and black and white photos.
It did spur my interest and give me a starting point at least. Ill see how it fills the bill and possibly might look for more info. Lugers at random later edition by charles kenyon author 4. I dont know too many collectors that have not been taken at least once. Identification guide and catalog of many variations of the luger pistol that will be of value to the general collector or dealer as well as to both beginning and advanced luger specialist. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Dust jacket worn along edges with some large tears and pieces missing. Make offer lugers at random by charles kenyon 1st 1969. A lifetime of luger pistols rock island auction company. This excellent book for luger collectors describes the basic differences. Lugers at random lugers at random has long been considered the top reference book on luger pistols by collectors and researchers alike. Reviewed in the united states on september 28, 2014. Mar 05, 2015 this gun was featured in the aforementioned book lugers at random and since 1969 it has stymied luger collectors.
Almost indefinable, there are proof marks on the grip screws. Lugers at random by kenyon, charles and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months new customers receive 15% off your. Previous owners name and stamp on front free endpaper. I dont recall the author and my copy is packed up for our move. The material is presented in a concise and tothepoint manner. Geoffrey sturgess, a three volume set, is the state of the art, but there are at least three editions 2010 and 2012, 2 in english, 1 in german of that set and right now i cant remember which one is the best. Jan sill in his book weimar and early nazi lugers pictures on page 69 and 71 shows the dated simson. This book is very dated and i wouldnt even recommend it for a novice collector or firearm historian. This is a vg example of the 1st printing of the 1969 luger reference book. The socalled 7shot lugers are authenticated by kenyon based on a pistol in the sa museum which kenyon categorically stated was a 7shot. Payment must be received within 5 days of auction close. Open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.1478 414 1425 1557 1326 1407 68 829 1381 1376 1570 1156 728 57 452 893 1394 274 792 704 316 845 456 1494 358 831 128 1009 416 930 233 273 1234 994 613 472 1300 258 1165 98 670 688 517