Early American Underhammer Firearms,
by N. Chandler
Part Number: BOOK-EAUF
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Finally, a detailed study of the very earliest American percussion firearms. Built in New England, these clever weapons with just four moving parts played a key role in taming the western frontier. Includes 191 pages of colored images of original underhammer firearms from makers such as Ruggles, Gibbs-Tiffany, H.J Hale, Andrus & Osborn, Hale & Tuller, Jenison, Andrews Ferrey & Co., Case Willard and more.

Chapters include:

Early New England Underhammer Guns
The early years in Hardwick: from Yeoman to Gunsmith
A new begining: The Ruggles move to Stafford
The Profuction years: Standards and large scale production
The other Stafford Makers
Other Connecticut Makers of Ruggles-style guns.
E. Hutchings & Co.
Gibbs Tiffany & Co.
Other Massachusetts Makers of Ruggles-style guns
Epilogue
Bibliography.

Hard bound, 191 page. By Nicholas L. Chandler. ISBN: 1-931464-46-4
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