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References

At New Market Arms, we try and research each and firearm as thoroughly as possible.  We rely on open source research done by others as well as by numerous books.  A sampling of the books that we use in our research is as follows:

  • Antique American Firearms - Flayderman's Guide to Antique American Firearms, 9th Edition, Gun Digest Books, 2007.
  • Standard Catalog of Military Firearms, 9th Edition, by Phillip Peterson, Gun Digest Books, 2020.
  • Notes on United States Ordnance, Vol. I, Small Arms, 1776 to 1946, by Major James E. Hicks, James E. Hicks, Publ., 1946.
  • US Flintlocks - U.S. Military Flintlock Muskets and their Bayonets (The Early Years, 1790-1815), by Peter A. Schmidt, Andrew Mobray Publ, 2006.
  • US Flintlocks - U.S. Military Flintlock Muskets and their Bayonets (The Later Years, 1816 through the Civil War, by Peter A Schmidt, Andrew Mobray Publ, 2007.
  • Early American Military Longarms - American Military Shoulder Arms, Vol. I:  Colonial and Revolutionary War Arms, by George D. Moller, Univ. of New Mexico Press, 2011.
  • Early American Military Longarms - American Military Shoulder Arms, Vol. II:  From the 1790s to the End of the Flintlock Period, by George D. Moller, Univ. of New Mexico Press, 2011.
  • Early American Military Longarms - American Military Shoulder Arms, Vol. III:  Flintlock ALterations and Muzzleloading Percussion Shoulder Arms, 1840-1865, Univ. of New Mexico Press, 2011.
  • Muskets of the Revolution and the French & Indian Wars, by Bill Ahearn, Andrew Mobray, Publ., 2005.
  • Early Springfield Muskets - Springfield Armory Infantry Muskets 1795-1844, by Kent W. Johns, Andrew Mobray Publ., 2015.
  • United States Military Small Arms 1816-1865, by Robert M. Reilly, The Eagle Press, 1970.  
  • Harpers Ferry Firearms - Harpers Ferry Armory and the New Technology, by Merritt Roe Smith, Cornell Univ. Press, 1977.
  • U.S. Model 1855 Series of Small Arms, by John Willyard, Mobray Publ., 2018.
  • The Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver, by Charles W. Pate, Mobray Publ. 2018.
  • The Rifled Musket, by Claud E. Fuller, Bonanza Books, 1958.
  • Early Colt - The Book of Colt Firearms, by R. L. Sutherland and R. L. Wilson, Robert Q. Sutherland, Publ, 1971.
  • A History of the Colt Revolver, from 1836 to 1940, by Charles T. Haven and Frank A. Belden, Bonanza Books, 1940.
  • Civil War Firearms - Standard Catalog of Civil War Firearms, by John F. Graf, Krause Publications, Inc., 2008.
  • Civil War Pistols of the Union with details of their service with the Confederacy, by John D. McAulay, Andrew Mobray Publ. 1992.
  • '51 Colt Navies, by Nathan L. Swayze, Gun Hill Publishing Co., 1967.
  • US Carbines - U.S. Military Carbines, by John D. McAulay, Andrew Mobray Publ., 2006.
  • Rifles of the United States Navy & Marine Corps, 1866-1917, by John D. McAulay, Mobray Publ., 2017.
  • U.S. Military Bolt Action Rifles, by Bruce N. Canfield, Andrew Mobray Publ., 2010.
  • Confederate Handguns, by William A. Albaugh, III, Hugh Benet, Jr., and Edward N. Simmons, Bonanza Books, 1963.
  • Confederate Rifles & Muskets, by John M. Murphy, M.D., and Howard Michael Madaus, Graphic Publishers, 1996.
  • Arms and Equipment of the Confederacy, Editor, Henry Woodhead, Time-Life Books, 1998.
  • .45-70 Trapdoors - The .45-70 Springfield, by Albert J. Frasca, Ph.D., and Robert H. Hill, Springfield Publishing Company, 1980.
  • .45-70 Trapdoors - The .45-70 Springfield, by Joe Poyer and Craig Riesch, North Cape Publications, 2011.
  • .58 and .50 Trapdoors - The .45-70 Springfield Book II 1865-1893, by Albert J. Frasca, Ph.D., Frasca Publishing, 1997.
  • .58 and .50 Trapdoors - The .58- and .50-Caliber Rifles & Carbines of the Springfield Armory, 1865-1872, by Richard A. Hosmer, North Cape Publications, 2006.
  • Krags - The American Krag Rifle and Carbine, by Joe Poyer, Edited by Craig Riesch, North Cape Publications, 2007.
  • Krags - The Krag Rifle Story, by Franklin B. Mallory and Ludwig Olson, Springfield Research Service, 1979.
  • US Military Inspection Stamps - U.S. Military Arms Inspector Marks, by Anthony C. Daum and Charles W. Pate, Andrew Mobray Publ, 2016.
  • Description of the Colt's Double-Action Revolver, Caliber .45, Model of 1909, U.S. Ordnance Department, 1914.
  • Springfield 1903s - The Springfield 1903 Rifles, by Lt. Col. William S. Brophy, Stackpole Books, 1985.
  • Springfield 1903s - An Illustrated Guide to the '03 Springfield Service Rifle, by Bruce N. Canfield, Andrew Mobray Publ., 2004.
  • The Book of the Springfield, by E. C. Crossman, Small-Arms Technical Publ., 1951.
  • M1 Garand - The M1 Garand Rifle, by Bruce N. Canfield, Andrew Mobray Publ., 2013.
  • M1 Garand - The M1 Garand:  World War II, by Scott A. Duff, Scott A. Duff, Publ., 1993.
  • M1 Garand - The M1 Garand:  Post World War II, by Scott A. Duff, Scott A. Duff, Publ., 1989.
  • Hatcher's Book of the Garand, Maj Gen Julian S. Hatcher, Canton St. Press, 1948.
  • M1 Carbines - War Baby! The U.S. Caliber .30 Carbine, by Larry L. Ruth, Collector Grade Publications, 1992.
  • Complete Guide to the M1 Garand and the M1 Carbine, by Bruce N. Canfield, Andrew Mobray Publ., 1999.
  • 1911 Pistols - U.S. Military Automatic Pistols, Vol. I, 1894-1920, by Edward Scott Meadows, Richard Ellis Publ, 1988.
  • 1911 Pistols - U.S. Military Automatic Pistols, Vol. II, 1920-1945, by Edward Scott Meadows, WordsWorth Publ, 2009.
  • 1911 Pistols - The Government Models, by William H. D. Goddard, Andrew Mobray Publ., 1998.
  • 1911 Pistols - 1911 - The First 100 Years, by Patrick Sweeney, Gun Digest Books, 2010.
  • The Liberator Pistol, by Ralph Hagan, Target Sales, Publ., 1996.
  • Basic Manual Military Firearms - Small Arms of the World, by W. H. B. Smith, Military Service Publ. Co., 1957.
  • US Military Shotguns - Complete Guide to United States Military Combat Shotguns, by Bruce N. Canfield, Mobray Publishers, 2007.
  • Lugers - The Mauser Parabellum 1930-1946, by Don R. Hallock and Joop van de Kant, HaKa Arms Publications, 2010.
  • Lugers - Third Reich Lugers and their Accessories, Vol. III, by Jan C. Still, Walsworth Publ., 1988.
  • Lugers - Imperial Lugers and their Accessories, Vol. IV, by Jan C. Still, Walsworth Publ., 1991.
  • Lugers - Standard Catalog of Luger, by Aarron Davis, Gun Digest Books, 2006.
  • Lugers - Lugers at Random, by Charles Kenyon, Jr., CJA Publications, 2008.
  • Lugers - Luger:  The Multi-National Pistol, by Charles Kenyon, Jr., Richard Ellis Publications, 1991.
  • German Firearms - German Military Rifles and Machine Pistols 1871-1945, by Hans Dieter Gotz, Schiffer Publishing, 1990.
  • Walther Models PP and PPK, 1929-1945, by James L. Rankin, James L. Rankin, Publ., 1980.
  • The P.38 Pistol, The Walther Pistols 1930-1945, Vol. One, by Warren H. Buxton, Ucross Books, 1978.
  • The P.38 Pistol, The Contract Pistols 1940-1945, Vol. Two, by Warren H. Buxton, Ucross Books, 1984.
  • Japanese - Japanese Military Cartridge Handguns 1893-1945, by Harry L. Derby III and James D. Brown, Schiffer Military History, 2003.
  • Japanese - Collector's Guide to Imperial Japanese Handguns 1893-1945, by James D. Brown, Schiffer Military History, 2007.
  • Japanese - The Japanese Type 99 Arisaka Rifle, Editors Doss White & Don Voight, Lodestone Publications, 2008.
  • Japanese - Military Rifles of Japan, 5th Edition, by Fred L. Honeycutt, Jr. and F. Patt Anthony, Julin Books, 1996.
  • Sniping - The Complete Book of U.S. Sniping, by Peter R. Senich, Paladin Press, 1988.
  • Sniping - Collecting the American Sniper Rifle 1900 to 1945, by Joe Poyer, Edited by Craig Riesch, North Cape Publications, 2012.
  • Parker Shotguns - Parker Gun Identification & Serialization, Compiled and Edited by Charles E. Price & S. P. Fjestad, Blue Book Publications, 2019.
  • Parker Shotguns - Parker Guns, by Ed Muderlak, Collector Books, 2008.