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NRA Celebrates 150th Anniversary in 2021

Founded in 1871, the National Rifle Association celebrates 150 years of defending freedom in 2021.

Remington Goes To War

Though mainly thought of as a maker of sporting arms, Remington was never a company to shirk duty when the bugles sounded.

I Have This Old Gun: Mauser Model 1871/84

During the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71, the adversaries principally carried single-shot breechloaders that chambered paper or paper/linen cartridges.

Video: Model 1871 Mauser Rifle

Watch this "I Have This Old Gun" segment from a vintage episode of American Rifleman TV to learn the German Mauser Model 1871's role in what is known as the Easter Rebellion.

Model 1871 Mauser Rifle - I Have This Old Gun

Model 1871 Mauser Rifle - I Have This Old Gun

H&R 1871 Buffalo Classic Rifle

For many decades, hunters across the country—indeed, around the world—have used the economical and simple break-action rifles from Harrington & Richardson (now H&R 1871 and New England Firearms) to harvest everything from squirrels to deer, black bear, elk and moose. As a general rule, the overriding appeal of these arms was their robust, uncomplicated utility.

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