By Stuart W. Pyhrr

"The princely collections of Liechtenstein comprise one of many final nice armories in significant Europe to outlive within the ownership of the unique kinfolk. The armory contains plate armor and edged guns, firearms and artillery, however it is the hand firearms (guns and pistols) which are of maximum old and inventive curiosity. The firearms assortment is likely one of the greatest extant, comprising greater than one thousand examples ranging in date from the 16th in the course of the 19th century and coming from each nook of Europe: France, the Netherlands, Spain, England, Denmark, Italy, and the territories of significant Europe that constituted the Holy Roman Empire." This booklet has specified descriptions and colourful close-up images to extend your analyzing entertainment.

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