by Dennis Adler
Anyone who has ever owned a sidearm holster knows the name John Bianchi, the Godfather of Gunleather – who revolutionized gun carry methods and handgun performance throughout the world. This biography tells the story of the man who founded Bianchi International – the world’s largest manufacturer of gunleather for police, military, and sportsmen. Bianchi set the “Gold Standard” for quality and innovation for millions of shooters, law enforcement, and military personnel around the world during the last half century. Written and photographed by award-winning photojournalist Dennis Adler, this 260-page, 9x12 in. hardcover deluxe landscape format publication is a must-have for any firearms enthusiast’s library.
John Bianchi – An American Legend – 50 Years of Gunleather features eight full color chapters covering the extraordinary life of this firearms industry innovator, former police officer, citizen soldier, industrialist, Western personality, and great American.
“There are few names better known in the gunleather industry than John Bianchi. His remarkable innovations in holster designs and his lifelong fascination with Western history are as legendary as the millions of holsters that bear his name worldwide. John has been a friend and inspiration to many throughout his long career and I am not alone in my admiration. This carefully composed biography of John’s life by noted author and firearms historian Dennis Adler is a must-read for all who believe in the American Dream and success story.”
– James Arness
Do not miss the opportunity to buy the only publication in print on one of the most legendary figures in the firearms industry!
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