A bunch of dedicated gunnies gather each year at the NRA Whittington Center to shoot and visit. Where else would a bunch of shooters vacation?
Smith & Wesson Model 10 (Military & Police)
Smith & Wesson’s Military & Police revolver, later called the Model 10, was the most popular and prolific wheelgun of the 20th century.
The Westerns defined the ‘50s and ‘60s, and replicas of the guns carried by Hollywood heroes are available to shooters wanting to imitate the Wild West.
The Liberator Pistol
During World War II, the Allies conceived a plan to arm the people in German-occupied countries with a small, cheap pistol to take the fight to the enemy.
FN Browning Model 1900
The FN Model 1900 was based on one of John Browning’s designs and was quite popular with both the military and civilians outside the U.S.
Hi-Standard Military Model B-US
During World War II, the Hi-Standard Model B was used to train troops, eventually obtaining military markings, making it the Model B-US.
The Southerner Derringer was a turn-barrel pistol with its name, emblazoned on the barrel, intended to appeal to buyers south of the Mason-Dixon Line.
The Fitz Special
Some of the ideas that J. Henry FitzGerald applied to revolvers might be imprudent today, but “Fitz” Specials paved the way for the modern snubnose.
Iver Johnson .22 Supershot Sealed Eight
Iver Johnson produced a variety of low to mid-range revolvers, including the Sealed Eight, which had a unique safety system—counterbored cylinders.
Joe Foss’ Pistol
Joe Foss was a past NRA president, AFL commission, South Dakota governor, Air National Guard general, fighter pilot and Medal of Honor recipient, and a gun guy.
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