A.H. Fox: "The Finest Gun in the World" - download pdf or read online

By Michael McIntosh

In this long-awaited booklet, Michael McIntosh unearths details on Fox weapons by no means earlier than released and gives a desirable examine the busy lifestyles and altering occasions of the mercurial genius in the back of them.

Ansley H. Fox used to be an inventor, a qualified live-pigeon shooter, entrepreneur, real-estate developer, and producer of every thing from cars and car elements to desktop weapons and munitions. yet he's most sensible remembered as a gunmaker who created an American vintage and named it "The best Gun within the World."

In this, the definitive ebook on Fox, shotgunners of each curiosity, from poultry hunter to complicated collector, will savour the perception, the technical services, the amazing breadth and intensity of study, and the masterfully crafted prose that's the McIntosh trademark.

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