Anyone who's used a Blue Book of Gun Values knows the importance of the photo grading system section.
Of course, every Blue Book is unique--with articles, insights and data that have been gathered from the world's top airgun experts.
No one can be an expert in everything, and the Blue Book of Airguns is a necessary reference for anyone who trades with the public.
In the printed version, any bit of information - the spelling of a commission chairman's name, the volume of Oregon exports to Canada, the call letters of Hermiston's radio stations, the assessed value of property in Union County, Richard Nixon's Oregon vote total in 1960 - can be retrieved in an instant, partly because the Blue Book is well-organ- ized and partly because it has a good index.
The printed Blue Book deserves to celebrate its centennial, and more.
To Haldeman-Julius, the standardized production of Little Blue Books meant that "democracy in literature" could finally be a profitable venture.
Letters like these, peppered as they are with phrases such as "employ my spare moments to advantage," help to contextualize the Little Blue Books historically and give us a sense of their place in the lives of the workers and farmers who read them.
The "Blue Book
" has the answer--along with the 80-page color Photo Percentage Grading System (PPGS) to help you better understand how to grade the condition and value of the gun.