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The FN Browning Model 1903

The Model 1903 is the rarest of the military pistols designed by John Browning and produced by Fabrique Nationale.

Springfield Model Of 1903

As recently as 20 years ago, very few people cared about (or paid a lot of money for) this once common U.S. military rifle. Looking back at the thousands of earlier sporterized conversions provides the answer as to why original ’03s in superior condition have become so expensive-there simply aren’t that many good ones left.

Savage Model 1903 Slide-Action Rifle

Although John M. Browning was the first to realize the potential of the .22 Long Rifle cartridge in his Winchester Model 1890 slide-action rifle, in 1903 Savage decided that it wanted a part of this new exploding market and released the Model 1903.

Doughboy Sniper Rifles

The ’03 Springfield, fitted with telescopic sights and fired by American soldiers and Marines, was the scourge of “No Man’s Land” during World War I.

Salute to the Military Tribute Pistol

America Remembers has announced the Salute to the Military Tribute Pistol, built on a working Colt Model 1903 .32 ACP cal. pistol.

The Allies Strike Back: The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 5

Without a suitable sniping rifle, and with no training organization in place, the Allies struggled against German snipers early during the Great War. That changed—and then the Americans arrived.

Snapshot: Winchester’s Rimfire Rout

It seemed like a good idea at the time. When the Winchester Repeating Arms Co. rolled out its graceful, 10-shot semi-automatic Model 1903 rifle, it wasn’t entirely clear that the .22 Long Rifle would become the most dominant rimfire cartridge of all time.

The Model 1903 In World War I

When the Doughboys went to France, starting in 1917, they took with them arguably the finest bolt-action military rifle ever made—the ’03 Springfield.

Rifleman Q & A: Springfield vs. Enfield–Fame By Name

A reader inquires why is the ’03 Springfield is accorded so much fame.

A Look Back at the Browning Semi-Automatic 22

Like most of Browning’s designs, the SA 22 is a remarkable melding of a simple yet efficient device, combined with grace and elegance.

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