Rare... 4 typed leaves, probably mimeo produced, comprising a catalog of rare Automatic Pistols and Revolvers from 1939, with pricing!
Original, privately printed, unpublished dealers catalog with two accompanying photographs.
This catalog was produced by F. Theodore Dexter and mailed to customers, only customers that had made a previous purchase would receive these photo - illustrated catalogs. Take a look at the prices!
Dexter was an important rare & ancient firearms dealer who published many works on the subject including his 1947 two volume work, 35 YEARS SCRAPBOOK OF ANTIQUE ARMS, it is considered an essential reference in the field, often cited in high-end auction listings. This catalog was privately printed in a small print runs for his special customers, no copies were found in library holdings. This is possibly the only extant copy available!
Harrington & Richardson .25
Astra Patent Big Belgian 7.65
Ortgies German .25
Spanish Police .32
Allen & Wheelock .22
Forehand & Wadsworth seven-shot
Wesson & Harrington .38
Forehand Arm .38
Smith & Wesson .32
Colt .38 Detective Special