By C. S. Ferris. The U.S. Rifle Model 1917 was a major part of American operations during World War 1. This book chronicles its development and production, with special attention given to dates of manufacture, inspection marks and the difference between models produced by the 3 manufacturers: Remington, Winchester and Eddystone. 187 Pages - Softcover.
Summary of Material:
Informs the collector of details to be expected of an original or correct Model 1917 rifle. Includes finish, dates of manufacture and serial number correlation, manufacturer and inspection markings, rebuild marks, differences in parts between Winchester, Remington, Eddystone. Accoutrements chapter includes information on bayonets and scabbards, slings, grenade launchers, cleaning equipment. Provides a historical background leading up to the manufacture of the rifle.