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 Model 1900 was highly regarded in Europe and Asia.
I Have This Old Gun: German MG42
These guns were pieced together from available parts, and are interesting collectables.
I Have This Old Gun: Colt Model 1909
The Model 10 was available with a variety of finishes, barrel lengths and stock options, even had a victory version during WWII.
The French were influential in early firearm development, and came up with one of the best double-action revolvers of time.
I Have This Old Gun: Bren Gun
The Browning Hi-Power was developed as a post-World War I French replacement pistol.
I Have This Old Gun: Smith & Wesson Model 1913