Revolver holds a special place in the hearts and minds of many
folks who have an affection for the old West and firearm designs
of that era.
This also encompasses audiences of the great old “B”
Western & Cowboy Movies and TV Western series from the
1950’s into the 1970’s.
Single Action Revolvers and Derringers made by “Great Western
Arms Company” during the highlight of this “Cowboy” era
are certainly deserving of recognition.
Many of the good guys and bad guys portrayed in those
movies and TV shows carried Great Westerns!
Great Westerns were used by James
Arness as Marshal Matt Dillon in the iconic television
and by John Wayne,
in his last movie The
Shootist. This book is the most comprehensive,
up-to-date coverage of information accumulated and known about
the company which was only in existence for a mere 10 years.
The combined research and related material presented by
the two Authors provide an insight into Great Western Arms
Company, its multiple owners and operations that has been
Dougan is known for his outstanding books on collectible Ruger
His archives of Great Western Arms brochures,
advertisements and correspondence with former employees and
associates revealed in this book are simply intriguing.
Jim Hoobler’s never before published amazing array of
color photographs of his Great Western Arms Collection is
nothing short breathtaking.
also multiple black & white and color photographs that
demonstrate the various models, variations, internal parts,
finish, grips and decoration.
Lists of available calibers and estimates of serial
number ranges by years will provide invaluable information to
collectors and those interested in such firearms.
highly recommend this very interesting and enjoyable read for
all who have a love for Great Western Arms firearms, single
action revolvers, derringers, firearms in general, the old West,
old Western Movies or all of the above.
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