Avatar

Please consider registering
guest

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —






— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters




sp_Feed Topic RSS sp_Print sp_TopicIcon
John Parsons´ book The First Winchester
October 10, 2015
4:39 pm
Avatar
WACA Member
Forum Posts: 65
Member Since:
April 5, 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Just found this book that I had never heard before…it was for sale on a local online flea market, and I got it almost for nothing. The book is in very good shape with cover sleeve  (on which is a picture of Frederic Remingtons painting “The Scout”). The book itself is a story of the 1866 repeating rifle.

As the book is totally unknown to me, I´d like to know if it belongs to those “better” Winchester books with valuable information or not? Anyway I´m going to read it as soon as possible, but it would be nice to have some opinions about the book from other collectors.

October 12, 2015
4:52 pm
Avatar
WACA Member
Forum Posts: 1842
Member Since:
May 23, 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

It is an early decent reference book. I wouldn’t consider it the bible or a must have reference book, but it is a notable book to have. It has a couple of interesting items contained within it. One being,  a picture of a One of One Hundred 76 barrel inscription that is referenced in Dr. Ed Lewis’s book. Along with a couple of other details, having been written before George’s Winchester Book, it doesn’t seem to hold much attention with a lot of collectors out there. Just my opinions.

Sincerely, 

Maverick

Forum Timezone: UTC 0

Most Users Ever Online: 628

Currently Online: seewin, mrcvs, clarence, tsbccut, TXGunNut, Big Mac, LMetesh
71 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)


Forum Stats:

Groups: 1

Forums: 16

Topics: 9307

Posts: 80304


Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 1258

Members: 10727

Moderators: 4

Admins: 3


Top Posters:

1873man: 4967

TXGunNut: 3439

clarence: 3360

Chuck: 2930

twobit: 2731

steve004: 2516

Maverick: 1842

Big Larry: 1632

JWA: 1620

RickC: 1467