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3rd Edition The Book of Colt Firearms  By R.L. Wilson
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The new 648-page 3rd Edition features a completely new front section, with superb color illustrations – featuring the photography of award-winning photojournalist Dennis Adler. Adler has created a selection of beautiful images celebrating some of the most spectacular of Colt firearms – many from the distinguished collection of Dr. Joseph A. Murphy.

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The most significant addition is increased serialization, enabling the reader to determine the year of manufacture on most Colts between 1836-1997! The engraving section has also been expanded to 24 pages, featuring some of the world’s finest engraved Colts. The bibliography and historical chronology have also been updated. All Colt revolvers, pistols, long arms, automatic weapons, and countless items of memorabilia are described and reviewed in detail. The Book of Colt Firearms is a complete Colt library in a single volume.

Release date: October, 2008
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The anxiously awaited new Third Edition of The Book of Colt Firearms is now available. Serialization has been updated through 1997, allowing you to determine the year of manufacture on most Colts from 1836 up to the 20th century. This updated and revised Third Edition now contains 648 pages, including many stunning new pages of color, featuring some of the finest Colts in the world. This will be the last of this series – don’t miss out!

200 CCA Editions are also available, and all are numbered and signed by Colt CEO/President Gen. (ret.) Wm. Keys, Kathleen Hoyt – Colt’s Historian, the author, and the publisher. 150 deluxe books with special embossing, gold leaf edges, and deluxe slipcases are also available. Don’t wait until it’s too late!

Standard Edition: $149.95
CCA Edition: $175.00
Deluxe Edition: $395

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