Gun Digest Annual TOC: 1955

The Gun Digest 9th edition – 1955

 Table of Contents
Special Articles
Gun Engraving, Roy F. Dunlap 2
Montana Artist and Engraver 8
Gun Engraving (pictures) 9
Kynoch Ammunition Catalog of 1884 (facsimile) 14
Blunder Busts! – Walter F. Roper 52
New Wine – Old Bottles – Henry M. Stebbins 102
How To Shoot Guns – With a Camera, That Is – Maj. R. O. Ackerman 108
Fast Oil Finishing, Keith Stegall 154
The Story of European Proof Marks – Part II, Proof during the 19th Century: Chapter II, Proof in France; Chapter III, Prof in Belgium – A., Baron Englehardt 155
Collector’s Section
The Volunteer Rifles, Cleves H. Howell, Jr. 42
Cornel Klett, Hofbüchsenmacher, Stephen V. Grancsay 47
Winchester Single Shots, Lou Ostendorp 81
Mountain Men – Mountain Rifles: Part II, John Barsotti 84
Rifle Section
Big Game Bullets, Elmer Keith 58
The Search for Accuracy, Warren Page 62
American Rifles Today, Maj. Gen. J. S. Hatcher 66
Big Game Rifles: models and prices 77
Small Bore Rifles: models and prices 89
Bullet Art, Ernie Lind 101
Handgun Section
American Handguns Today, Maj. Gen. J. S. Hatcher 114
Sculptured Smith & Wessons 118
Pistols and Revolvers: models and prices 120
Pistols and Presidents, Maj. R. O. Ackerman 128
Shotgun Section
This Year’s Shotgun Progress, Maj. Gen. J. S. Hatcher 133
A New Autoloader, Warren Page 136
Shotguns: models and prices 138
Why Not an Over Under? Warren Page 149
How To Hunt Quail, Don Harger 152
Foreign Firearms
Foreign Arms in America: models and prices 170
The Continental Shotgun, Lt. Col. Charles Askins 179
Cartridges
Table of Comparative Ballistics, Pistol and Revolver Cartridges – Warren Sperbeck 194
Ballistics Tables, with prices 191
Foreign Cartridges, with prices 196
Sights – Telescope and Metallic
Telescope Sights and Mounts, with prices 198
Spotting Scopes, with prices 203
Metallic Sight Chart, with prices 204
Miscellaneous
Highly Furnished Arms – a page from an 1897 Winchester catalog of engraving 7
Practice Necessary for Good Shooting 57
10 Commandments of Safety 83
Pistol Cartridge Data 83
Visible Recoil 113
National Rifle Association 190
Reloading Tools, with prices 210
Cleaning and Care of Firearms 214
Contributors 215
Arms Association in America 215
Gun Book Reviews 216
Directory 221

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