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
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 Thompson Sub-Machine gun AKA the Tommy Gun, is synonymous as an iconic American piece of weaponry that was romanticized by the roaring twenties outlaws, G-Men and the American soldiers that led the United States to victory in World War II. Outright, it is one of the most recognizable firearms ... Read more
On a spring day in 1775 the first shot of the American Revolutionary War was fired at the Battle of Lexington. On that day, a rugged yet beautiful weapon was engaged in that first battle to mark a
turning point that would alter the course of history forever. Historians believe that ... 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
Want to Know what was the first double-action automatic? Look no further!
Developed by Czech designer Alois Tomischka in 1908 whilst he was living and working in Vienna, Austria, where he had learned his gun-smithing trade, the Wiener Waffenfabrik “Little Tom” is known as the world’s first double-action automatic.
This firearm was ... Read more
Winchester’s Tribute to the Legendary John Wayne
When we think of American Western icons, two things instantly come to mind; John Wayne and the Winchester Model 1894 rifle. It’s no surprise that when the Winchester released the Commemorative John Wayne Model 94 Carbine in 1981, it instantly became an icon for ... Read more
The Allure of the Legendary Colt Python
The legendary double-action, which originally debuted in 1955, is making a comeback. After years of research and development, Colt recently unveiled a refined and upgraded Colt Python revolver that will be available in 2020.
Just in time for Colt’s announcement to revive the coveted Python ... Read more
1906 DWM American Eagle Luger: A Brief History
D4 Guns once again is proud to highlight a highly coveted firearm for collectors who can’t get enough vintage Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken firearms
This DWM American Eagle Luger was commercially sold and is the model of 1900 that includes a grip safety, “Trench ... Read more
In our last post we discussed the US military guns used in WW1, and today, we continue that segment as we discuss the US military guns used in WW2. From 1939 to 1945, WW2 was a global war that involved more than 100 million people from over 30 countries. Two ... Read more
The US remained neutral for more than two and a half years after WW1 started, but on April 6, 1917, the US declared war on Germany. President Woodrow Wilson wanted to get America into the war as he saw Germany as a growing threat. Wilson appeared before Congress to ask ... Read more