Collectable Firearms Books For Sale

TERMS: Payment may be made in cash (US$), personal check or money order and mailed to the below address but all must clear prior to shipment: HPCo., PO Box 69, Eddy, TX. 76524-0069. You may also pay with a credit card- email us your full name and email address and we will invoice you via our bank's safe and secure credit card processor- but we ask you to add an additional 3% to your order if you choose this option. In addition, Texas residents must give the Grim Reaper his 0.0825% sales tax, and shipping is a flat $10.50 Priority Mail within the United States  (As good Americans, we use the US Postal Service with insurance and tracking for all non-firearm transactions).

Foreign Sales: All sales and payments from outside of the United States must be made via credit card via invoice with our credit card processor. We do not do bank wire transfers. Please email for the exact cost of shipping for your item(s). Also, some parcels occasionally get "hung up" in the buyer's local Customs/Zoll office for days or weeks at a time- we just ask you to be patient while awaiting your order from overseas as this is not within our control. The new ITAR Treaty is becoming problematic for overseas shipments.


NEW!! Rough Forged, A History and Collector's Guide to German Self-Loading Rifles of World War II

By W. Darrin Weaver, 2021. New, signed by author.

Rough Forged is the expansive revision of the author's 2000 text and covers the history and development of German self-loading rifles starting from the late 1800s, to World War One, the inter-war years, through to the Gewehr 41, Gewehr 43 and Karabiner 43 rifles, optics and accessories of World War II!

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An Encyclopedia of German Tradenames and Trademarks 1900-1945

By W. Darrin Weaver, 2011. New, signed by author.

Illustrates and explains hundreds of prominent tradenames and trademarks from German small arms, optical and edgeware companies from 1900-1945!

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Kunststoffe: A Collector's Guide to WWII German Plastics and their Markings

By W. Darrin Weaver, 2008. New, signed by author.

Covers WWII production, types, markings and codes. Loaded with photos and original lists of manufacturers, types, and markings!

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Desperate Measures: The Last-Ditch Weapons and Eqipment of the Nazi Volkssturm

By W. Darrin Weaver, 2005. New, signed by author.

Only about a dozen copies left before it'll be out of print. Discusses the Volkswaffen Programm, and all German Volksgewehre, such as the VK98, VG1, VG2, MP3008, Volkspistole, MGs, Panzerfaust and others

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Mauser Pistolen: Development and Production 1877-1946

OUT OF PRINT! By W. Darrin Weaver, Jon Speed and Walter Schmid, 2008, New, signed by Mr. Weaver

Covers all aspects of pre-1945 pistol development and production at Mauser Oberndorf to include many rare or never-before seen documents and period photos.


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Hitler's Garands: German Self-Loading Rifles of WWII

By W. Darrin Weaver, 2001. New, signed by author.

Covers all aspects of early German self-loaders, the G41W, G41M, G43, K43, ZF4 and accessories.

OUT OF PRINT. Look for expanded, color revision in 2020

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Email darrin@historicalparts.com if ordering and it will be reserved for 3 days. Payment to:

HPCo., PO Box 69, Eddy, TX. 76524


I guarantee every item we sell. Every deal. Every single time. You have my word on it!

W. Darrin Weaver

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Disclaimer-Owners and employees of The Historical Parts and Militaria Co. do not have any tolerance for fascists, apologists, neo-nazi's, or any hate groups. Items presented for sale are offered as purely historical military or political items only. We owe our grandfathers and fathers our deepest debt of gratitude for their sacrifices in bringing to a close the most sinister regimes in the history of mankind. God bless America!