The Manufacture of Gunflints
by Sydney B.J. Skertchy
Part Number: BOOK-MOG
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This reprint, first published in 1879, is a look into the highly specialized manufacture of gunflints at Brandon, England. Whether a historian, archaeologist, or active user of flintlock weapons, you will find this rare early account of the English gunflint trade fascinating. From mining the flint, drying, flaking, sizing, selected styles, and grading. You will appreciate the art that goes into flint making. Softcover, 7 x 10" format, 80 pages, highly detailed line drawings.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • Introductory
  • Geological Position of the Flints
  • Tools
  • Method of Digging Flint
  • Manufacture of Gun-Flints
  • Antiquity and Development of the Flint Trade at Brandon
  • Description of Specimens
  • Age of Paleolithic Man
  • On the Connection Between Neolithic Art and the Gun-Flint Trade
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