PDF copies of GUNS Magazine from January 1955 to December 1961 are available for free download.
They have those old gun ads that are always fun to look at.
Go to http://www.gunsmagazine.com/classic-...zine-editions/
Right-clink the thumbnails, choose "Save Link As..." and download the PDF file. You will need a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader, which everyone should have. If for some reason you don't you can get it from http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html