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From 'Poor Invention' To America’s Best: The M1903 Service Rifle

Not until the .30-’06 Sprg. cartridge breathed new life into the sputtering ’03 Springfield was the rifle ready to become a battlefield legend. The .30-’06 chambering and other changes combined to make the ’03 America’s greatest military bolt-action.

I Have This Old Gun: Springfield Model Of 1903

Looking back at the thousands of earlier sporterized conversions provides the answer as to why original ’03s in superior condition have become so expensive—there simply aren’t that many good ones left.

Rifleman Q&A: 1900 Test Luger & Holster

I have a question about a Rock Island Arsenal holster stamped “E.H.S.” that contains a 1900 Eagle Test Luger serial No. 70XX.

Rifleman Q&A: Correct WWII M1 Bayonets

From the American Rifleman archives, NRA member writes Dope Bag noting trouble with sourcing a proper-length bayonet to display with a personal World War II M1 Garand rifle.

The Model 1903 In World War I

When the Doughboys went to France, starting in 1917, they took with them arguably the finest bolt-action military rifle ever made—the ’03 Springfield.

The M1A1 Carbine

The “U.S. Carbine, Caliber .30, M1A1”—used by the elite American Airborne throughout World War II and beyond—is one of the classic American arms of the Second World War and, for the modern collector, a true prize.

1900 Test Luger and Holster

Learn more about the 1900 Test Luger and Holster.

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