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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.

Rifleman Q&A: Colt Derringer

My great grandfather carried this Colt swing-open derringer for years. Is this a real Colt or a reproduction?

This Old Gun: 1st Model Merwin Hulbert

Read about Merwin Hulbert revolvers from the September 2005 archives of American Rifleman.

NRA Museums Releases 'Illustrated History of Firearms'

The 320-page "Illustrated History of Firearms" released by NRA Museums covers the evolution of the gun in more than 1,700 full-color photos.

Trijicon Presents Commemorative One Millionth ACOG to NRA Museum

On April 26, 2018, representatives of Wixom, Mich.-based Trijicon, Inc., donated a commemorative version of the company’s 1 millionth Advanced Combat Optical Gunsight to The NRA Museum in Fairfax, Va.

I Have This Old Gun: Luger P.08 Pistol

The Luger P.08 pistol is one of the most widely recognized handgun silhouettes in the world. Learn its history here in this episode of "I Have This Old Gun."

I Have This Old Gun: Colt 1860 Army Revolver

The Colt 1860 Army Revolver was used by both sides during the Civil War, because it was light and powerful. It was also a true advancement in firearms technology.

Steven's Single Shot

From the end of the Civil War through the beginning of World War II, the Stevens Arms Company made single-shot, tip-up barrel pistols in a somewhat bewildering variety of variations and model designations.

I Have This Old Gun: Nock Volley Gun

Watch this "I Have This Old Gun" segment from a past American Rifleman TV episode to see the incredible Nock Volley Gun fired.

ARTV 2011 Ep. 8: Dr. Gatling's Gun Pt. 2

ARTV 2011 Ep. 8: Dr. Gatling's Gun Pt. 2

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