multiple private collections.
8 SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS.
360 PAGES OF INSIGHT.
VICKERS GUIDE: WWII GERMANY
VICKERS GUIDE™ IS A ONE OF A KIND TOUR OF SOME OF HISTORY'S MOST INTERESTING AND RARE FIREARMS, SOURCED FROM PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS ACROSS THE GLOBE.
Vickers Guide: WWII Germany (Volume 1) is a premium quality, collector's grade, coffee table reference book. All books contain the following features:
- 360 pages
- 13" wide by 11" tall (approx.)
- Commercial quality, section sewn style binding which allows the book to lay open flat
- Full color prints on premium quality photo paper stock
- Foil stamped, red linen hardcover
- Full color protective dust jacket
- Ribbon page marker
In addition to the above Standard Edition, two premium versions of the book are available:
Hand signed by Larry Vickers
Limited Edition Premium Version (Limited to 250 Books)
Personal Message Hand Written and Signed by Larry Vickers
Limited Edition Slip Case (x of 250)
Limited Edition Numbered Signature (x of 250)
In the most ambitious Vickers Guide project to date, Vickers Guide: WWII Germany looks into European weapons development in the interwar years of the 1920s and 1930s and tracks the accelerated changes that took place in Nazi Germany during the Second World War. Examples of unrivaled craftsmanship are shown in detail, along with explanations of the subsequent production compromises that were made by German arms producers throughout the war.
This First Volume of Vickers Guide: WWII Germany specifically covers the small-arms categories of Machine Pistols, Submachine Guns, Bolt Action Service Rifles, Bolt Action Sniper Rifles, Primary Service Handguns, Foreign Service and Occupation Handguns, and a wide selection of the other pistols used by Germany throughout the war. In all, over 60 firearms are shown in incredible detail to give enthusiasts of all levels a new appreciation for this incredibly dynamic time in firearms development.
In this book, special operations combat veteran Larry Vickers has teamed up with a number of subject matter experts, including Ian McCollum of Forgotten Weapons and Tom Whiteman of Legacy Collectibles, to provide additional insight into the wide variety of firearms being showcased.
Vickers Guide: WWII Germany presents this highly curated collection of firearms from the Second World War in never before seen detail on larger than life, wide format, full color prints in a linen covered hardback. Vickers Guide: WWII Germany is the next best thing to having these exceptional collector grade firearms in your own personal collection.
Vickers Guide: WWII Germany gives the firearms enthusiast an extraordinarily detailed view of this historic category of firearms.
Vickers Guide: WWII Germany will be at home on your coffee table, workbench or bookcase. It is art for your living room. It will serve as a fantastic guide for your own firearm collecting. It will make a lasting impression. Most importantly, WWII Germany will serve as a lifelong reference book.