The Hawken Rifle,
Its Evolution from 1822 - 1870

by Bob Woodfill
Part Number: BOOK-HR
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A reference on the work of Jacob and Samuel Hawken. This text reveals the many similarities and variances in their pieces as they evolved over time and to meet customer demand. Photos of several famous Hawken rifles are shown, and well as modern interpretations. Valuable material for anyone studying original rifles. Hardbound, 8-1/2 x 11" format, full color, 172 pages.
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The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • The Earliest Years 1822-1825
    • Chapter 1 The Beginning
    • Chapter 2 The Ashley Hawken
    • Chapter 3 Hawken Flintlock or Not?
  • J&S Hawken Rifles 1825-1849
    • Chapter 4 The Peterson Hawken
    • Chapter 5 The Medina Hawken
    • Chapter 6 The John Brown Hawken
    • Chapter 7 A J&S Hawken
    • Chapter 8 The Parkman Rifle
    • Chapter 9 Sam Hawken's Personal Rifle
  • S. Hawken Rifles 1849-1859
    • Chapter 10 An Early S. Hawken Rifle
    • Chapter 11 A Full-Stocked S. Hawken Rifle
    • Chapter 12 The Kit Carson Hawken
  • Some Gemmer-Mad S. Hawken Rifles 1860-1870
    • Chapter 13 The Bridger Hawken
    • Chapter 14 A . Gemmer Made S. Hawken
    • Chapter 15 The Cap Box Hawken
    • Chapter 16 A Transitional Rifle and Cartridge
  • Various Hawken Shop Products
    • Chapter 17 Fullstock Hawken Rifles
    • Chapter 18 Some Short Barreled Hawken Rifles
    • Chapter 19 Hawken Cheek Pieces, Patch Boxes & Cap Boxes
    • Chapter 20 Belt Pistols of the Mountain Men
    • Chapter 21 J&S hawken Pistols
  • Closing
    • Chapter 22 Summary
    • Chapter 23 Suppliers List
    • Bibliography
    • Index
 
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