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The Winchester Repeating Arms Company

The Winchester Repeating Arms Company After years of working with Oliver Winchester, Benjamin Henry became angered over what he believed was inadequate compensation for his contributions. Henry was trying to convince the Connecticut Legislature to

Guns

Smith & Wesson Revolver Company

Smith & Wesson Revolver Company Smith & Wesson, having formed Volcanic Repeating Arms to develop Walter Hunt’s Rocket Ball ammunition and lever-action mechanism. Quickly sold their patents to Oliver Winchester and moved on to found

History

The Luger, AKA Pistole Parabellum

GEORG LUGER At the turn of the 20th century, pistols were becoming more compact, easier to use, and more lethal. At the bleeding edge of this arms-race was the Luger. Developed by the famed Austrian

Guns

The Sterling Submachine Gun – L2A3 Mark 4

When it comes to vintage World War II guns, nothing quite compares to the British Sterling L2A3 Submachine Gun. Built for reliability and cost-effectiveness, it was a blend of technology and ideas. Using stamped metal

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