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Shooting The Icons Of An Empire: Victorian Riflemen Springtown Match

Compared to most marksmanship competitions today, those held in Springtown, Penn., every year are for more unusual and dated firearms. Follow Kenneth L. Smith-Christmas as he recounts the experience of a "Victorian Riflemen" match.

I Have this Old Gun: Martini-Henry Rifles

Watch this American Rifleman Television segment of "I Have This Old Gun" from 2019 to learn more about the history of the Martini-Henry breech-loading rifles, which were the mainstay of the British infantryman near the end of the 19th century.

Book Review: The Martini-Henry: For Queen And Empire

"The Martini-Henry: For Queen and Empire" is one of the most comprehensive works on the British military Martini-Henry to come out in years.

This Old Gun: Martini-Henry Cavalry Carbine

In the 1860s, at the dawn of the self-contained metallic cartridge era, the military armsmakers of Great Britain and other major powers decided to alter existing muzzleloading rifle-muskets into breechloaders. Reasons included saving production costs and buying time to permit experimentation.

Tonight on American Rifleman TV: Making S&W Revolvers; Winchester Wildcat .22; Martini-Henry Rifles

Join the ARTV crew in Springfield, Mass., home of Smith & Wesson's legendary revolvers.

The Guns of the Boer Commandos

Superior Boer marksmanship and Mauser rifles exacted a high price from the British during the Second Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. But the Boers used other arms as well—everything from single-shots to "Long" Lee-Enfields.

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