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‘The LEE-ENFIELD’ Skennerton 
A Century of Lee-Metford & Lee-Enfield Rifles & Carbines. Hard cover, 11 x 8 in., 608 pp, 1,200+ illust., dust jacket, 2007. ISBN 978 0 949749 82 6.
The final, updated successor to ‘British Service Lee’ and 'Lee-Enfield Story'. New chapters include Serial Numbers, Hybrids, Components Evolution, Ammunition, &c. Enlarged index, also features red, white & blue ribbon markers.  US$79.50, A$99.00, plus p&p

'BRITISH SMALL ARMS OF W.W. 2’ Skennerton   LOW STOCK, NONE IN U.S.A.
The Complete Reference Guide to Weapons, Maker’s Codes & 1936-1946 Contracts. 
Hard cover w/ dust jacket, 9 x 6 in., 110 pages, 36 illustrations, 1988. ISBN 0 949749 09 5.
An invaluable reference extracted from Ministry of Supply ledgers.  US$30.00, A$33.00 plus p&p

Out of stock in Australia, only in US n
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‘BUYER'S GUIDE to the LEE-ENFIELD’
New Pocket book.  Skennerton 
Limp cover, 8 in. x 4 in., 48 pp, 65 illust., 2008. ISBN 978 0 949749 89 5.
Two-colour printing, pocket-book for ready reference out & about. With chapters on Ready Identification, Where to Buy, Condition Essentials, Accessories, Fakes, Markings, Serial Numbers, Production Figures, Using the Internet, Collecting or Shooting, &c. US$15.00, A$20.00, plus p&p

‘A TREATISE ON THE BRITISH MILITARY MARTINI Vol. I, .450 Martini-Henry., 1869-c.1900’ Temple & Skennerton   RETAIL ONLY
Hard cover, 11 x 8 in., 256 pp, 114 illust., dust jacket, 1983 (2nd printing 1996). ISBN 0 9596108 8 X.
This 2nd printing features better quality art paper and illustrations, serving to enhance what was already the standard reference work on these renowned British Empire and Colonial service .450-in. bore breech- loading rifles and carbines.  US$75.00, A$77.00, plus p&p

‘HAYES HANDGUN OMNIBUS’
Catalogued Encyclopedia of Collective Pistols & Revolvers.  Hayes & Skennerton 
Hard cover, 11 x 8 in., 592 pp, 3,550 colour illust., dust jacket, 2007. ISBN 978 0 949749 83 3.
This full-colour presentation is arranged from A-Z... Australasia, British, Colt, Demonstration Cut-away, Enfield, Free Western Europe, Germanic, High Standard, Italy, &c. to Zuid Afrik Republic.  US$79.50, A$99.00, plus p&p

‘A TREATISE ON THE BRITISH MILITARY MARTINI Vol. II, .40 & .303 Martinis, 1880-c.1920’ Temple & Skennerton   RETAIL ONLY
Hard cover, 11 x 8 in., 213 pp, 135 illust., dust jacket, 1989. ISBN 0 9596108 6 3.
The 2nd volume in this 3-part series, the trials Enfield- Martini and subsequent .303 converted rifles and carbines are thoroughly detailed. The .303 Martini was essentially a reserve grade arm in the British service but a front line issue to Colonial forces.  US$75.00, A$77.00, plus p&p
  ‘.577 SNIDER-ENFIELD RIFLES & CARBINES’ Skennerton
British Service Longarms, 1866-c.1880. 
Hard cover, 9 x 6 in., 240 pp, 8 colour plates, 100 illust., dust jacket, 2003. ISBN 0 949749 47 8. Britain's first breech-loader converted from Enfield muskets, then new-made with Mk III breech shoe. Trials, development, rifles & carbines are detailed with cartridges, new data on models and accessories. Appendix has Snider correspondence, a glossary and comprehensive index. Deluxe presentation with red ribbon marker. US$39.50, A$45.00, plus p&p
AUSTRALIAN ANTIQUE ARMS & HISTORY - The best of John Swinfield
 
Edited & Produced by Ian Skennerton
Hard cover with dust jacket, 312 pages, 12 x 8 in. A4 size, 500 photos including 8 colour plates.
Published in 2009, ISBN 978-0-949749-97-0.
From 1960, John was columnist for the 'Sporting Shooter' and then 'Guns Australia' periodicals. Also a record of collecting in Australia, the personalities, shows and so much more. Quality production on art paper with a heavy-duty jacket. 
A$25.00 plus p&p, deceased estate sale, bulk discounts


‘The ENFIELD .380 No. 2 REVOLVER’
Skennerton & Stamps
Hard & soft cover ed's, 9 x 6 in., 126 pp, 80 illust., hard cover dust jacket, 1992. ISBN 0 949749 16 8. 
British service revolvers were made by contractors, primarily Webley. But in the 1920s, RSAF production began and variants introduced; WW2 production was farmed out to Scotland’s Albion works, a few were made by HAC in NSW, Australia during WW2 too. 
PB A$33.00 & A$22.00 plus pack & post
OUT OF PRINT IN U.S.A. 

See 'Small Arms Identification Series' page:
 .303 Rifle No. 1, S.M.L.E.  new reprint  [SAIS #1]
 .303 Rifle No. 4   new reprint [SAIS #2]
 .303 Rifle No. 5   reprinted [SAIS #4]
 .303 Lee-Metford & Lee-Enfield Rifles  [SAIS #7]
 .455 Webley No. 1 Revolvers  new reprint  [SAIS #9]
 .303 Rifle No.3, P'14 & sniper variants [SAIS #10]
 7.62mm L1 & C1 FAL Rifles  new reprint [SAIS #12]
 .450 & .303 Martini Rifles & Carbines  [SAIS #15]
 British Empire Cadet Training Rifles  [SAIS #16]
 7.62 L42A1, L39A1, L8& 2A Conversions  [SAIS #18]
 Australian S.M.L.E. Variations  [SAIS #19]
 .577 Pattern 1853 Enfield & Snider  [SAIS #20]
 British Empire Sniper Rifles  [SAIS #22]
 Lee-Enfield Parts Catalogue  [SAIS #23]
NEW SMALL ARMS SERIES LIVE Skennerton
DVD & Resources CD 2-disc Sets
#1 - .303 SMLE with Brian Labudda

#2 - Rifle No.4 & No.5 with Brian Labudda
#3 - S.L.R., the FAL with Kevin Adams
- Apr. 2017
#4 - Full On ~ Full Auto 1 (British & US MGs)  
#5 - Full On ~ Full Auto 2 (German & Combloc)                   also a projected release April 2017  

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 9mm Luger                       C96 Mauser Pistol
 .45 M1911A1                    9mm Walther P-38
 12ga Win. Model 12         7.62mm Mosin Nagant
 .30 US Model 1917          12ga Win. Model 97
  5.56mm AR15 - M16       Model 1903 Springfield
  M1, M1A1, M2 Carbine   FN FAL (inch & metric)
  .30 M1 Garand                U.S. 7.62mm M14
  7.62x39mm SKS             7.62mm AK-47
  9mm Makarov                 9mm Browning HP
  Winchester Model 94      Mauser Rifles & Carbines
  .303 S.M.L.E. No.1          .303 British No.4 Rifle  
  6.5mm T'38 Arisaka         7.7mm T'99 Arisaka
  Jap Service Pistols        Smith & Wesson Revolvers
  Walther PP & PPK           .22 Ruger Mk I & Mk II
  .30 US Krag                     Carcano Rifle & Carbine
  7.5mm MAS 36                Hi-Standard Pistols
  Beretta Pistols                 Glock Pistols
  7.5mm Schmit-Rubin       Ruger Mini-14 .223
  Ruger 10/22                     Winchester Model 1892

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