A lifelong firearms enthusiast, Dan Shideler is the editor of Standard Catalog of Firearms, Gun Digest Book of Guns & Prices, Modern Gun Values, Gun Digest and other Krause Publication titles. He also is a frequent contributor to Gun Digest Magazine and other national firearms publications.
Since 1944, Gun Digest has been regarded as the shooter’s No. 1 resource. The 2012 edition continues the tradition of bringing you more of everything that firearms fanatics crave!
Features in-depth articles about the world’s most fascinating guns, testfire reports on the latest models, insights about fine collectibles, and roundups of what’s new from leading manufacturers… you simply won’t find a more comprehensive collection of firearms information.
Whether you’re interested in the latest tactical firearms or want to learn more about firearms history or anything else related to guns and shooting you’ll find it in Gun Digest 2012.
It’s All Here:
Rifles, Handguns & Shotguns Tactical Firearms Engraved & Custom Guns Ammunition Air Guns Gunsmithing Supplies Muzzloaders Shooting Products for Women
About the Editor The late Dan Shideler (1960-2011) was a senior editor for Gun Digest Books and best-known as editor of the 2010-2012 editions of Gun Digest. During his seven years with F+W Media, Shideler also edited the Standard Catalog of Firearms, Modern Gun Values, The Official Gun Digest Book of Guns & Prices, and numerous other titles.
2012 Standard Catalog of Firearms: The Collector’s Price & Reference Guide
Jerry Lee has been editor of some of the leading magazines in the firearms field including Guns, Petersen’s Handguns, Rifle Shooter, and many Guns & Ammo and Shooting Times special interest publications.
More Guns! More Values! More of What You Need! There’s a reason this book is known industry-wide as "the standard" reference on firearms. Because year in and year out, it has more of what you need! As always, the all-new 2012 Standard Catalog of Firearms has more — more photos, more prices, more handguns, more rifles, more shotguns. This trusted sourcebook is your must-have guide to the world’s hottest collectible firearms, past and present, along with entries for the industry’s newest offerings. You Need It? We’ve Got It!
7,500+ photos and extended descriptions let you know exactly what you’ve got and what it’s worth
Completely updated values from firearms experts
Up to six condition grades for every entry – more than 110,000 prices listed!
Stunning 16-page color section featuring the fascinating world of cartridge collecting.
If you’re a shooter or collector, or if you by, sell or trade collectible firearms, Standard Catalog of Firearms is the best insurance you can buy!