Colt’s popular snake gun revolver series was thrusted into popularity among gun owners with its Python chambered in .357 Magnum. It wouldn’t be until later Colt began chambering its large frame revolvers in .44 Magnum with its Anaconda. Shortly following the release of the Anaconda, Colt produced a limited run ... Read more
The Luger pistol was first manufactured in 1900 for both military and commercial use. The Luger was the standard pistol of the German armed forces from 1908 to 1938 and is cemented in history as a distinct and recognizable pistol that helped define a turbulent time in history. In 1913, ... Read more
Introduced in 1955, The Colt Python was Colt’s top-of-the-line revolver. It was originally intended to be a large frame, double-action revolver. Almost immediately the Python gained a reputation as the premium American revolver.
It is built on a .41 caliber size frame for extra durability. Like all Colt revolvers, the cylinder ... Read more
The Spencer rifle was the world’s first military metallic-cartridge repeating rifle, and more than 200,000 examples were manufactured in the United States by the Spencer Repeating Rifle Co. and Burnside Rifle Co. between 1860 and 1869. The Spencer repeating rifle was adopted by the Union Army during the American Civil ... Read more
The Winchester model 1873, world renowned as one of the guns that “won the west” were popular among pioneers, Native American warriors, cattle rustlers, outlaws, and lawmen during the Old West and westward expansion of the United States. Introduced in 1873, Winchester unveiled its new steel-framed Model 1873 chambering the ... Read more
Colt’s popular snake gun revolver series was thrusted into popularity among gun owners with its Python chambered in .357 Magnum. However, Colt’s relatively late entry into the large-bore handgun market raised the stakes with its Anaconda. Chambered in .44 Magnum, the Anaconda was introduced by Colt to compete with other ... Read more
The FB Radom Vis Model 35 was considered one of the highest-quality military pistols made before World War II. The materials used were the premium and the fit and finish were commercial grade. When Nazi Germany defeated Poland in 1939, the Germans captured the Radom factory and turned its capabilities ... Read more
When Germany fell into economic depression after World War I its military searched to replace the infamous, relatively fragile and expensive to manufacture Luger with a more modern and easy to manufacture pistol. It found its solution in what would eventually become the Walther P.38. The P.38 was a cutting ... Read more
The Luger is well known for its wide use by German military forces during World War I and World War II. Often associated with the Nazi regime, it was the handgun of the Kaiser’s Soldaten before Hitler took power.
Many U.S. troops managed to bring home these pistols as war trophies ... Read more
Winchester fanatics are well aware of the prestige associated with the Model 101 series shotguns. The styling, handling and reliability have given it the reputation as one of the finest shotguns ever produced. With a plethora of different grades and caliber offerings, these shotguns are highly sought after by both ... Read more
A truly iconic rifle and undisputed World War II champion, the M1 Garand asserted its dominance on the battlefields in both the Pacific theater and Europe. Heralded by General George S. Patton as the “greatest battle implement ever devised,” the M-1 Garand was the world’s first successfully fielded semi-automatic ... Read more
The Colt Single Action Army revolver is one of the most recognizable and replicated handguns in history. No Colt revolver has earned greater fame than the Single Action Army. Playing a pivotal role as one of the guns that helped win the West, Colt’s Single Action Army was used by ... Read more
Parker shotguns are prized by collectors as being one of the finest shotguns ever built in the world. These handcrafted sporting arms trace their origin to just after the American Civil War when Charles Parker and his sons went into the firearm business. The family formed Parker Bros., and eventually ... Read more
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With the sound defeat of the French Army by the new Imperial German Army in 1870, the French military found the need to update its arsenal. The results were double-action revolvers comparable to other military service revolvers that were popular within Europe during the late 19th century. The ... Read more
Finding a firearm made in North Korea outside of the isolated communist nation is uncommon. The country does not export weapons or much else for that matter. To find one outside North Korea available for sale and information about how it was produced is challenging for any researcher. However, D4 ... Read more
In the world of fine double barrel shotguns, Parker Bros. carries the reputation as being one of the finest American made vintage shotguns ever produced. With a plethora of special grades, models and calibers, there was a shotgun for the different needs of an array of shooters from hunters ... Read more
With 2020’s enormous and most destructive wildfire season ever recorded , paying a tribute to those hard working firefighters battling these infernos is expected during these trying and uncertain times. For firearms fanatics who wish to pay tribute to them, look no further than the Henry Golden Boy Firefighter Tribute ... Read more
By James Martineau,
With the conquest of France in 1940, Germany found itself sharing a border with Spain. Considering the Nationalist victory in the recent Civil War, Spain was sympathetic, albeit, not an active ally to Nazi Germany. Due to the increasing need of handguns to support the Nazi ... Read more
The HK 93 is a semi-automatic version of the Heckler & Koch 33 based off the G3 rifle. It utilizes World War II technology with the Roller Locking System and stamped receiver. It also has a fluted chamber to add to the rifle’s reliability.
In the mid to late 1960s, H&K ... Read more
The Champions of Liberty Colt Government Model 1911 .45 pistol is a truly elegant handgun that is extremely rare. Handsomely decorated in 24-karat gold and genuine wood grips adds another level of sophistication to this classic Colt 1911 pistol that would make any 1911 fanatic salivate.
Only 500 of these tribute ... Read more
The Unique Webley–Fosbery Automatic Revolver
Designed by British Col. George Vincent Fosbery and developed by the Webley & Scott Revolver and Arms Co. in 1900, the Webley–Fosbery Automatic Revolver is a recoil-operated revolver.How it Works
When fired, the grip stays in place while the barrel and cylinder assembly slides back. During the ... Read more
The Winchester Model 70
This series rifle from Winchester entered production in 1936 and entered the market the following year. It was an improved version of the Model 54 and boasted an improved single stage trigger and an impeccable feeding and ejection system that helped make it an instant hit among ... Read more
H. Koon’s Omega III Omega III
The culmination of high-quality craftsmanship and firearm design, the Omega III rifle is an extremely rare firearm produced in the 1970’s with only 1000 manufactured. This specific and highly coveted model was designed and manufactured at the original Omega Arms company before Hi-Shear Corp. bought the ... Read more