This 608-page publication is the only book available that provides an easy reference for Parker shotguns manufactured between 1866-1942. Included is a comprehensive 46-page section on Parker identification, with over 100 detailed images depicting serialization location and explanation, various Parker grades, extra features, stock configurations, action types, and barrel identification. Additionally, over 155,000 Parker serial numbers are listed, and include such invaluable information as grade, gauge, stock configuration, barrel length, and possible special orders per serial number. Finally, the original configuration on most Parker shotguns can be verified. And at $34.95, this book could pay for itself in one deal!