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War Trophy: A Treasure from the National Firearms Museum

A gold damascened Merkel over-under shotgun has a chain of custody that includes some of the most famous—and infamous—military and political figures of the 20th century.

October 30, 2013

Filling a Niche: FN's Early Side-by-Sides

Best known for producing the John Browning-designed Auto-5 semi-automatic and Superposed over-under shotguns, Belgium’s Fabrique Nationale also made side-by-side double guns. And they had nothing to do with John Browning.

October 01, 2013

Ed Weatherby on Weatherby

NRA Editorial Director John Zent recently sat down with the president of Weatherby, Ed Weatherby, to discuss guns, the company's history and the "Weatherby Mystique."

September 27, 2013

A Look Back at the Browning Superposed

The Master’s final shotgun design may well have been his most beautiful.

March 07, 2013

The Power of the Punt Gun

The best example of getting the most return for one's single shot had to be the punt gun.

August 11, 2009

Uncle Dan's EE Grade Lefever

Dan Lefever built the first hammerless side-by-side shotgun

May 29, 2009