Blue Book Publications, Inc. is proud to announce the release of it’s first-ever biography, John Bianchi – An American Legend – 50 Years of Gunleather. Anyone who has ever owned a sidearm holster knows the name John Bianchi is synonymous with great gunleather and the secrets and techniques of concealed carry. This brand new biography tells the story of the man who founded Bianchi International from his garage while working as a police officer in Monrovia, CA. Written and photographed by award-winning photojournalist and Guns of the Old West Contributing Editor Dennis Adler, this 260-page, 9×12 hardcover deluxe landscape format coffee table book is a must-have for any firearms enthusiast’s library.
John Bianchi – An American Legend – 50 Years of Gunleather contains eight full color chapters covering the extraordinary life of this firearms industry innovator. Bianchi’s achievements include, being responsible for Armand Swenson developing the first Colt Model 1911 ambidextrous safety, being one of the first CEO’s to actively star in his company’s advertising and promotional materials, inventing countless concealment holsters, and the ambidextrous UM84 (Universal Military 1984) replacement holster for the U.S. military’s new Beretta M9 sidearm.
The book also features an in depth photographic tour through the legendary Bianchi Museum established in the 1980s, which became the foundation for today’s Autry Museum in Los Angeles, California.
Don’t miss the opportunity to own the story of one of the firearms industry’s most legendary figures. With a Foreword by James Arness, Gunsmoke’s Marshal Matt Dillon, John Bianchi – An American Legend – 50 Years of Gunleather is only $39.95 + S/H.
Please visit the Blue Book website: bluebookinc.com to place your order.