American Society of Arms Collectors Bulletins
Members make presentations at meetings reflecting areas of their expertise or recent research. These are subsequently printed in the "Bulletin" for other researchers and collectors. Distribution of the Bulletin is made to all current members, as well as many museums, libraries and archives. This is in support of our mission as a nonprofit tax exempt educational organization (IRS 501 (c) 3)
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Bulletin Number 1 (September, 1955)
LINDSAY PISTOL EXHIBIT AT THE CINCINNATI MEETING MAY 21-22, 1955
UNITED STATES PATENT MODELS
Thomas J. McHugh
Bulletin Number 2 (November, 1956)
NORTH PISTOLS AND THEIR VARIATIONS
C. Meade Patterson
A UNIQUE BREECH-LOADING U. S. MARTIAL PISTOL
Samuel E. Smith
PENNSYLVANIA 1798 CONTRACT MUSKETS
Thomas E. Holt
Bulletin Number 3 (Spring, 1961)
UNKNOWN MARTIAL PISTOLS, 1797 to 1816
By Lt. Col. R . C. Kuhn
Mark Aziz, James B. Smith, Frank N. Russell, Henry M. Stewart.
Aziz, Mark- Roper Revolving Long Arms
Smith, James B. — Miller Revolving Rifle
Russell, Frank N. — Warners Revolving Rifles
Stewart, Henry M., Jr. — Revolving Rifles
Bulletin Number 4 (Fall, 1961)
SOME FAMOUS ENGLISH GUNMAKERS
W. Keith Neal
REMINGTON NAVY REVOLVERS
William E. Gerber
REMINGTON SINGLE SHOT PISTOLS
Harmon C. Leonard
William E. Florence
SOME UNUSUAL FIREARMS
Thomas T. Hoopes
Bulletin Number 5 (Spring, 1962)
"SAMUEL COLT PRESENTS" IN THE MAKING
U.S. MILITARY HEADGEAR 1770-1880
Waverly P. Lewis
THE GUN THAT WON THE WEST
Gerald G. Fox
These are just the articles from the first five issues of over 100 ASAC Bulletins.
Click on "page 2" below to see articles Bulletins 6 through 20.
Click on "page 3" below to see articles Bulletins 21 through 35.
Additional articles will be added over time.