This year, your National Rifle Association celebrates 150 years since its founding in 1871, and you can celebrate this historic milestone with a special holiday tribute to the oldest civil-rights organization in our country. This limited-edition NRA 150 Christmas ornament features an evergreen tree decorated with red, white and blue banners and topped by the NRA logo of an eagle clutching a pair of rifles. This special ornament has been finished with 24-karat gold and is packaged in a two-piece box with a felt insert. Price: $25. Contact: NRA Store; (888) 607-6007; nrastore.com.
Preview: 2021 NRA 150th Anniversary Christmas Ornament
Six years after his tape primer’s appearance, Dr. Maynard debuted a unique drop-barrel carbine. It was light, simple and easy to operate. One merely lowered a lever to permit the gun’s barrel to tilt downward off the frame and expose the chamber.