Collectibles & Novelties

If you are looking for a U.S-made 9mm M1911A1 with venerable GI styling, Thompson Auto-Ordnance just delivered (Photos: Kahr) Greeley, Pennsylvania-based Kahr announced this week that their Auto-Ordnance subsidiary is now making 9mm-chambered M1911 models. Describing it as a “response to growing interest and customer demands,” the new variant looks much like their standard single-action
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Some guns blaze through history and forever change the face of firearms design.  The 1860 Henry Patent Rifle, though short lived, did just that. It’s now recognized as one of America’s greatest contributions to firearms design.  With originals rare and expensive—think $25,000 to $100,000—reproductions are the closest most of us will ever get to appreciating
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The military of the Philippines had warehouses full of vintage M1 rifles. Getting them back to the U.S. was an epic struggle. The Garand Collector’s Association, which has been helping the Civilian Marksmanship Program inventory and classify a literal shipload of repatriated M1s, produced the above video chronicling the return to the states of some 
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Winchester will begin shipping the special edition ammo later this year. (Photo: Winchester) Winchester pays homage to World War II soldiers through its new commemorative Victory Series ammunition. Offering 45 ACP, .30-06 Springfield, .30 Carbine and 12-gauge Brass Hull Buckshot, the ammunition will come packaged in special edition WWII collector’s cartons and wood boxes for
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For those who argue the framers of the Second Amendment only knew single-shot muskets, we present the Cookson repeater. Dating to about the 1750s, the Cookson Volitional repeating flintlock shown above from the collection of the National Firearms Museum was crafted by London gunsmith John Shaw. This particular breechloader has a two-chambered magazine that holds
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