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雷明顿1858:赢得斯嘉丽芳心之枪
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Series: 名枪,电影,历史. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 200. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: December 26, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Essay » Literature
作者无意中收藏了一支古董级别的雷明顿转轮手枪后,发现与电影《飘》(又译《乱世佳人》)中电影道具系同款。因此重新观影,获得新的角色关系感受。但电影为白瑞德选用雷明顿,其实在美国南方枪械收藏界中颇有争议……本书并非考证真伪。因为封面上拍摄的这一支,本身经历就很复杂,据说与美国西部19世纪著名的丹顿兄弟匪帮家族有关联……
Remington 1858: The Gun That Won Scarlett
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Series: Famous Guns in Movies and History. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Weapons
The Remington 1858 or New Model Army Revolver has an intimate relationship with the film Gone With the Wind. After purchasing an 1858, research into its supposed use by the Dalton Gang and the discovery that this type of gun had been used as a prop in Gone with the Wind created a perfect opportunity to explore its dynamic history.
The Firearm Encyclopedia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,790. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Firearm Encylopedia covers the vast history of weapons up until 1955. It describes a large variety of weapons in great detail, including hundreds of illustrations to give you a better idea of what these weapons looked like and how they operated. This manual is an excellent source for detailed information regarding your favorite weapons, including pistols, rifles, light machine guns and more!
Browning FN Hi-Power: An Engraved Mystery
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Series: Continuing Education, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Weapons
In 2009 an engraved 1935 Browning FN Hi-Power in perfectly preserved condition appeared for sale online. Purportedly a personal gift from Chiang Kai-shek, the gun had been carefully stored away until finally sold as part of an estate. This article looks into the mystery of the gun's provenance. How had this Browning passed from a once powerful Asian leader to an American soldier during WWII?