Displaying Magnificent Colts at Colt’s Booth at The SHOT Show Sands Convention Center, Las Vegas January 17th-20th Followed by the Wallace Beinfeld and Safari Club International Shows Bob Lee always said that the SHOT Show was the greatest extravaganza in the history of the magical world of firearms. With over 1,600 exhibitors, and more than 31,500 attendees, the SHOT [...]
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“Bob Lee’s collection of European firearms is one of the most prestigious ever assembled in the modern era. It is an enormous challenge and privilege to work on this two-volume publication, as it covers almost every aspect of high art gunmaking in Europe from the 16th to the 19th centuries. We aim for a comprehensive book that sets these true works of art in the context of the technical, scientific, social, artistic and political developments that made them possible and which they, themselves, sometimes influenced. This beautifully illustrated and designed landmark book will also reveal the often fascinating personal stories associated with these museum-quality artifacts.”
Guy M. Wilson
“A landmark in the literature of firearms history and collecting, this extraordinary new book series will showcase some of the rarest and most beautiful sporting guns ever made.”
Sporting Classic Magazine
“The five-volume set highlights selected guns from Robert M. Lee’s incredible collection, and the quality of printing and production is truly first-class.”
Jim Carmichel, Shooting Editor, Outdoor Life Magazine (ret.)
“A little jewel of a book . . . the set will be a landmark in the literature of arms collection and history. Very few museums contain anything that can match them, much less surpass them.”
David E. Petzal
Field & Stream Magazine
A magnificent classic on Sam Colt and Colt firearms.
Norm Flayderman, Eminent Arms Authority and Author
“The opportunity to coauthor Magnificent Colts with Bob Lee has proven a unique experience. No expense has been spared to create a unique work of art in this historic two-volume mega-book – filled with new information and amazing photographs. Further, Magnificent Colts is the only title specifically published in celebration of Colt’s 175th anniversary: 1836-2011.”