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Colt model 1908 pocket. May 27, 2015 196
More on Colt 1860 army grip holes. May 27, 2015 247
50 Famous Firearms You've Got to Own. May 27, 2015 138
German SS rifle. May 27, 2015 257
Updated colt army/navy. May 27, 2015 223
Unusually marked M1 carbine. May 27, 2015 182
Palmetto arms sharps. May 27, 2015 278
French .25 auto. May 27, 2015 137
Minty 1903. May 27, 2015 119
High Standard Model B. May 27, 2015 262
Rebirth of the inland: an authentic "re-production" of the classic .30-caliber M1 Carbine has arrived by a familiar name. May 27, 2015 1640
P.38 repair/ID. Apr 22, 2015 465
Remington Nylon 10. Apr 22, 2015 243
The auction block. Apr 22, 2015 119
Recommended reads. Apr 22, 2015 137
Mummified MAS 36. Apr 22, 2015 244
Cherry 1911. Apr 22, 2015 358
Winchester model 1876. Apr 22, 2015 229
More on Vietnam .38 SPC S&Ws. Apr 22, 2015 152
Colt Fitz special. Apr 22, 2015 190
The Great War's other Enfields: conceived in Britain and realized in the United States, the rugged Pattern M/Model 1917 Enfield rifles performed their duty in World War I and beyond. Apr 22, 2015 1846
Special-order Winchester model 12? Mar 11, 2015 220
U.S. conversion musket. Mar 11, 2015 267
The auction block. Mar 11, 2015 105
Model 1911 "X" serial number. Mar 11, 2015 227
Recommended reads. Mar 11, 2015 164
More on Vietnam revolvers. Mar 11, 2015 227
Unmarked Mauser, short rifle. Mar 11, 2015 236
Civil War Austrian rifle. Mar 11, 2015 175
Belgian percussion pistol. Mar 11, 2015 189
Tale of the monkey tail: the unique Westley Richards capping breechloader was recognized as one of the best of its breed, and it lived on well into the era of the self-contained cartridge. Mar 11, 2015 1847
Vietnam .45s. Feb 12, 2015 311
Scarce Ruger Trap Model. Feb 12, 2015 133
Aristocrat shotgun. Feb 12, 2015 239
Recommended reads. Feb 12, 2015 137
Remington No. 2. Feb 12, 2015 521
Colt King Cobra. Feb 12, 2015 176
Tokyo Bay 1911. Feb 12, 2015 259
Stevens Little Scout. Feb 12, 2015 104
Back to the future: the sleek, space-age-looking whitney 22 was a remarkable pistol that came before its time. Dec 19, 2014 1648
Britain's mark III smle: the great war's greatest rifle. Nov 13, 2014 2138
A plymouth finnds a port: devised by one of the foremost naval arms designers of the civil war period, this high-quality yankee muzzleloading rifle was a mariner's dream. Oct 22, 2014 1614
The Kaiser's kommission rifle: though it went through mods and updates during its lifetime, the Gewehr 88 was a solid design that brought Germany into the smokeless-powder era. Sep 13, 2014 1826
1863 Sharps: the yanks' new model sharps carbines were the high-water mark in capping breechloaders in the civil war. Aug 10, 2014 2046
Though somewhat overshadowed by the much vaunted 1886 Lebel, this versatile bolt action served France well around the globe before, during and after World War I. Jul 10, 2014 1579
Identification & values. Jun 11, 2014 1349
Positively special: A favorite of private eyes, plainclothesmen and mystery writers alike, the Colt Detective Special is one of the most evocative and effective snubbie six2uns ever made. Jun 11, 2014 1495
The guns of d-day: this month is the 70th anniversaiy of the invasion of Normandy, the largest operation of its type in history. Here's a look at some of the infantrymen's personal arms and how they used them. May 21, 2014 3118
Identification & vaues: "You do your gun a disservice; while it has no finish, it appears to be far from a basket case. I'd value it at between $1,100 and $1,250.". May 1, 2014 1754
Whitworth Jacob: Two unique Victorian British percussion rifles made the 1,000-plus-yard shot not only possible but probable. May 1, 2014 2324
Identification & values: as you've discovered, model 50s have a good reputation for accuracy nice find there. Apr 1, 2014 2218
Double actions of the blue & gray: while the largest number of handguns used in the civil War were single action, a surprising variety of self-cochers also appeared on various battlefields. Here's a face-off between two of the most popular. Apr 1, 2014 2237
Identification values. Feb 26, 2014 1689
Dueling derringers: a look at two popular hideouts from the halcyon days of concealed carry. Feb 26, 2014 2118
Identification & values. Interview Dec 20, 2013 1560
The other "Great War" .45s: as good as the 1911 government model was, when the U.S. entered WWI there just weren't enough to go around. two major gunmakers addressed the short-fall with the model 1917. Dec 20, 2013 1732
Beware of large-mouth brass: despite its somewhat bizarre appearance, the blunderbuss was a first-rate defensive and offensive firearm. Nov 21, 2013 1536
Colt Junior auto. Interview Oct 17, 2013 306
Hoffman Arms sporter. Oct 17, 2013 232
Beretta 1934. Oct 17, 2013 322
S&W M&P. Oct 17, 2013 156
Brazilian double pistol. Oct 17, 2013 254
Guns of the light brigade: men swept along in one of the most famous military debacles in history carried a selection of old-style and up-to-date firearms. Oct 17, 2013 1699
Identification & values. Sep 28, 2013 1559
Pistols in the Pacific: the U.S. Model 1911A1 and Japanese type 14 Nambu are two of the most recognizable and widely used service handguns of World War II. Just how do they stack up against one another? Sep 20, 2013 2815
Identification & values. Interview Aug 21, 2013 1582
Pistols for pilots: most countries involved in World War II figured it was a good idea for aircrews to carry sidearms in case they were downed over enemy territory. Let's look at two of the most popular--the Astra Model 300 and the Enfield No. 2. Aug 21, 2013 2255
Danish Krag. Brief article Aug 1, 2013 176
Moore/national revolver. Brief article Aug 1, 2013 302
What is it? Brief article Aug 1, 2013 128
Manhattan pocket revolver. Brief article Aug 1, 2013 230
U.S. Arms Co. hammerless. Brief article Aug 1, 2013 137
Whitneyville revolver. Brief article Aug 1, 2013 161
W&C Scott hammer shotgun. Interview Jul 16, 2013 181
Winchester model 50. Interview Jul 16, 2013 145
The Dillinger rifle: depression-era desperados were never short of firepower. Here's a look at a modern recreation of a customized 1907 Winchester used by several of the most legendary gangsters of the time. Jul 16, 2013 1877
Identification & values. Jul 1, 2013 1784
The Spanish connection: though Spain was neutral during World War I, thousands of handguns made by Iberian companies helped fill the Allies' arms lockers. Jun 21, 2013 2520
Identification & values. Jun 1, 2013 1461
The original "big fifty": the U.S. government's first centerfire military round, the .50-70 was adapted to the Sharps breechloader. Our hardware historian finds out how his original stacks up with Chiappa's repro. May 24, 2013 1623
Identification & values. May 1, 2013 1753
Historic hideouts: though not necessarily frontline fodder, a wide variety of small pocket pistols was highly popular with soldiers and civilians in the 1850s--'60s. Here's a look at two very different types. Apr 18, 2013 1763
Identification & Values. Mar 24, 2013 1546
Battle of the breechloaders: Calisher & Terry Gwyn & Campbell: two of the Civil War's most unusual carbines go head-to-head. Mar 22, 2013 2716
Identification & values. Feb 21, 2013 1690
Nock's wondrous volley gun: a replica of this famous Napoleonic seven-shooter is ever bit as fun to shoot as it looks. Feb 17, 2013 2486
Identification & values. Feb 1, 2013 1569
Edgehill 1642: matchlock vs. flintlock: this early battle in the English Civil War was a severe test of weaponry and a learning experience for both sides. Feb 1, 2013 2844
Identification & Values. Interview Jan 1, 2013 2089
The terrific Thompson: Auto-Ordnance offers a full-range of classic semiauto "Chicago typewriters" that will gladden the heart of any would-be G-man. Jan 1, 2013 2222
Caporetto 1917: despite the appearance of service autos in World War one, this hard-fought battle between German, Austro-Hungarian and Italian forces saw the use of two revolvers, the Model 1898 Rast & Gasser and the Bodeo. Jan 1, 2013 1836
Identification & values. Dec 1, 2012 1624
Yellow Tavern 1864: though little was achieved tactically in this hard-fought battle, the Union's main accomplishment was the death of the confederacy's legendary cavalry leader by a single revolver bullet. Dec 1, 2012 2635
Identification & values: Belgian-made Browning in .22 Short. Oct 26, 2012 1558
Columbus New Mexico 1916: Pancho Villa's incursion onto U.S. soil resulted in a bloody confrontation that had far-reaching consequences. Oct 21, 2012 2148
Identification & values. Sep 23, 2012 1701
A seagoing Enfield: Britain's famed Pattern 1853 Rifle-Musket came in a number of different styles, including a superior arm designed for use by Jolly Jack Tar. It was so good, it became a hot item on both sides during the American Civil War. Sep 23, 2012 1310
Identification & values. Aug 28, 2012 1655
Lucknow 1857: this bloody siege during the Indian Mutiny saw the use of two cavalry carbines--the British Pattern 1855 Sharps breechloader and the muzzleloading Victoria. Aug 22, 2012 2657
Identification & values. Interview Aug 1, 2012 2357

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