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The First Colt AR-15 Rifle

What did the blogosphere think about the Colt AR-15 when introduced in 1962? Oh, right. The Internet hadn't been invented yet.

Factory Tour: Colt's Manufacturing Company

NRA E-Media's Thomas Rickwalder recently visited Colt's base of operations in Hartford, Conn. Here are a few of the behind-the-scenes photos he brought back.

Past Juxtaposes With Future In Colt's Factory

Colt’s landmark factory in Hartford, referred to as the Colt Armory, was called “the greatest individual enterprise ever attempted in this country” when it opened in 1855.

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