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The Resurgent American Side-by-Side Shotgun: A Brief History and Reasons for their Continued Popularity

The side-by-side (SXS) shotgun embodies elegance and a level of craftsmanship from a bygone era of American gunmaking. Revered for their balance, reliability, and aesthetic appeal, these firearms have made their mark on the history of shooting sports and hunting.

Model of 1911: History and Use During the World War Era (1914 to 1945)

With its storied past, the 1911 pistol has served the U.S. military through two World Wars, earning a reputation for reliability and effectiveness. Understanding the impact of the Model 1911 during the world-shaping years of 1914 to 1945 offers a glimpse into its enduring legacy and the evolution of modern warfare.

Winchester Model 1873 Video Timeline: History and Development of a True American Legend

The Winchester Model 1873 lever-action repeating rifle revolutionized firearms with its reliable mechanism and rapid-fire capability.

Exploring American Military Firearms of the 19th and Early 20th Centuries

The United States has a rich and enviable history of military firearms that have played a crucial role in the defense of our great nation and the values we uphold.

.45-70 Government History and Popularity: From Black Powder Military Past to Modern Hunting Favorite

The .45-70 Government (45-70) cartridge is a piece of American firearms lore, a bridge between the black powder cartridge past and the smokeless powder present.

Showing Some Love for Pump Action 22LR Rifles, and More: Stewards & Stories #12

Issue #12 of Stewards & Stories includes “Showing Some Love for Pump Action 22LR Rifles”, “A Case for Restoration”, and “A John of All Trades: Winchester’s John Olin”.

1950s Advertising: Vintage Winchester Point of Purchase Displays

Collecting vintage Winchester rifles, carbines and shotguns is not only about appreciating the art of wood and steel that these legendary arms exemplify. It’s also about preserving the culture and values of the times when our cherished Winchesters were first made available to hunters, shooters and enthusiasts.

Classic Firearm Preservation Guide

We see it often. You’ve come into possession of an old rifle, handgun or shotgun, and it’s now sitting idly in your safe. Perhaps it was passed down to you by a relative. Perhaps you or a family member were active in hunting or shooting sports years ago. This is a common occurrence, so if this is you, you’re not alone.

From the Experts: GUNS Magazine

It's always a pleasure to work with our friends in the firearms media. They each possess great expertise, passion, attention to detail, deep knowledge... in a word: dedication. They help us stay in touch with what their equally-dedicated audiences want, and help us...

Lever-Action Rifles Then and Now

Today we’ll view a few immaculately preserved color case hardened firearms from the late 1800s and early 1900s compared to the restorations we’ve completed on the same models.

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