Colt Police Positive Target (Second Issue)

I Have This Old Gun: Colt Police Positive Target (Second Issue)

In an effort to outdo Smith & Wesson’s fast-loading, top-break revolvers, Colt brought a solid-frame, swing-out-cylinder revolver to the market in 1889. Its initial models were large-frame handguns in .38 and .41 calibers designed for military use.

I Have This Old Gun: Type 22 Murata Rifle

Until the mid-19th century, Japan was a feudal society living in self-imposed isolation. Excepting a controlled, limited relationship with Portuguese traders, contact with the West was considered anathema by the Japanese rulers.

This Old Gun: Model 1907 Savage Automatic

Following many European militaries’ trend toward the adoption of semi-automatic pistols, in 1907, the United States Army held a series of trials with the aim of selecting a self-loader for its own forces.

I Have This Old Gun: Spiller & Burr Revolver

Though the Confederacy didn't have much in terms of small-arms manufacturing capability, one model that did appear was the Spiller & Burr.

I Have This Old Gun: U.S. Model 1855 Rifle-Musket

Watch this American Rifleman Television segment of "I Have This Old Gun" from 2020 to learn about the U.S. Model 1855 rifle-musket.

I Have This Old Gun: Bergmann MP28

Watch this American Rifleman Television segment of "I Have This Old Gun" from 2020 to learn about the German-made Bergmann MP28 submachine gun.

I Have This Old Gun: Japanese Type 3 Heavy Machine Gun

Watch this American Rifleman Television segment of "I Have This Old Gun" from 2020 to learn about the Japanese Type 3 heavy machine gun, the predecessor of the World War II-era Type 92 "woodpecker."

This Old Gun: Pre-War Colt National Match

This particular pre-World War II Colt M1911 in .45 ACP pistol came with adjustable sights, marked “National Match," a factory-honed action, match-grade barrel and is in very good condition.

I Have This Old Gun: SKS Carbine

Watch this American Rifleman Television segment of "I Have This Old Gun" from 2020 to learn about the Russian SKS carbine, chambered in 7.62x39 mm.

I Have This Old Gun: British Snider Enfield

Watch this American Rifleman Television segment of "I Have This Old Gun" from 2020 to learn about the British Snider Enfield.

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