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A Collector's Guide To The Savage 99 Rifle And Its Predecessors, The Model 1895 And 1899

This is the first book to cover every aspect of the Savage 99 family of centerfire rifles from the prototypes to the last rifle produced, including Savage’s only production military rifle, the Montreal Home Guard musket from WWI. It is also the first book on the Model 99 to be photo driven, with more than 250 color images. The book covers the variations in each model and addresses comparisons between similar models; dispels a number of myths, misconceptions, and catalog errors and omissions; and contains complete production figures by serial number and year. Special features and factory engraved rifles are also included, covering every style of engraving by Enoc Tue in the early twentieth century, the 99K, the PE and DE, and commemoratives.

Hardcover: 176 pages

Publisher: Schiffer Military History; 1 edition (March 10, 2016)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0764350269

ISBN-13: 978-0764350269

Product Dimensions: 9 x 0.7 x 11.3 inches

Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)

Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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I bought this for my uncle, who collects Savage 99 rifles. He loved the story about the origins and changes in the rifles. I think he read the entire book in two days. The glossy color photos of so many rifles were beautiful. I couldn't have given him a better gift!

A great reference for Savage 99 fans. I had hoped for good coverage of the early factory engraved ones, however, the author indicates he will cover these in a follow on volume. This book covers early and modern production 99's and really picks up where Doug Murray's standard 99 reference left off, with good clear photos and illustrations.

David has done a wonderful job of pulling together a wealth of knowledge on the venerable Savage series of lever action rifles. This is only the second book containing info on the Savage 99 family of rifles. It corrects previously printed errors and includes terrific photos of the guns themselves and some of the proud owners from years past. This is a must-have for anyone interested in the Savage 99s!

A little pricey, but if you have a definite interest in the 1899/99 Savage's, this is the book for you. Excellent photos also.

I could not figure out what I had, so I bought the book. It has good pictures and is helpful for identifying obscure variants. It helped me realize that I had a 99T, which is rare.

Great book on the Savage 1899... Have been a fan of the 99 for @ 60 years and enjoyed all the information provided... A must have book for any Savage 99 Collector.

Very possibly the best book ever written on the Savage 99. If you are interested in this gun, its history or a collector, this book is a must have!

Absolutely Great. One of the best Gun Guide books I've read. Recommend highly to anyone interested in this rifle.

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