By Richard H. Bezdek
This e-book, which incorporates info previously present in American Swords and Swordmakers, additionally features:
- all govt sword contracts, from the 1st with Nathan Starr in 1798 to the final in 1916 with Landers, Frary, & Clark
- detailed info on all U.S. and accomplice arsenals and armories that have been concerned with swords in any way
- a whole record of U.S. army fingers inspectors and the initials they used on inspected blades
- a bankruptcy on early silversmiths who hilted swords
- two chapters on the entire buyers and outlets that bought swords
This wealth of knowledge makes American Swordmakers an quintessential reference for either the newbie and skilled collector of edged weaponry.
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American Swordmakers by Richard H. Bezdek