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Arms and Armor

Courses we recommend:


MS223: Care of Metals
              Course Description & Info     Instructor: Fiona Graham
              Student Login    Price: $475
              Nov 4 – Dec 13, 2013     [Learn More]   
              Sep 1 – Oct 10, 2014     [Learn More]   


Books and products we recommend:


Care and Preservation of Firearms CoverCCI Tech Bulletin #16 Care and Preservation of Firearms by Philip R. White 
Offers guidelines on the care of firearms to curators, conservators, and others. Topics covered include deterioration, examination, handling, conservation, and storage of firearms. A glossary is included as well as a bibliography for further research on the subject.

Care and Preservation of Firearms $18.00

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Links to related information on other sites:

Conservation treatment of firearms, part II, by Paul Storch Tech Talk/December 1998/Vol. XXVI, No. 12 – (An Adobe PDF file)

Conservation treatment of firearms, part I, by Paul Storch Tech Talk/September 1998/Vol. XXVI, No. 9 – (An Adobe PDF file)

Molecules on the Edge (blood on stone tool blades)

Linking the Past (armor)

Caring for Antique Armaments