AFTE Presentations – Markings and Magazines

I had the privilege of presenting two classes at the 2014 annual conference of the Association of Firearms and Toolmark Examiners (AFTE) this week. One was a class on proof marks and other identifying marks, and the other was on magazines and clips. I made a point to videotape both presentations, so I could make the available to anyone else who might be interested. These are not flashy or exciting (and they are each 2-3 hours long), but I would like to think that they mark good introductions to the two subjects. You can view them here, and also download the associated PowerPoint presentations:

 

Introduction to Proof Marks and Other Firearms Identification (1880-1945)

Powerpoint presentation

 

Introduction to Magazines and Clips – Design, History, and Function

Powerpoint presentation