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Allen & Wheelock .44 "Lipfire" Revolver

A Civil Matter

The Allen & Wheelock .44 “Lipfire” Revolver If Dirty Harry had been busting heads in the 1860s, he likely would have been famous for packing an A&W instead of an S&W. This Allen and Wheelock


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


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


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


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


Another Gun!?!

Many hear these words in frustration from their spouse or significant other after the purchase of “another” firearm. On the surface, it looks like another toy that only converts cash to noise. Many could argue


Shansei C96 Mauser .45 ACP

“There is something odd about this thing.” That is something that I have said to myself many times as a collector and it is something you should pay close attention to if you ever start


The Wonderful World of Milsurp

If you ask me, I am the luckiest man in the world. My wife and business partner, Jasmine, loves firearms and our business, as much as I do. We feel that what we do is


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