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Model 1897 Riot Grade

Classic Guns: Winchester Model 1897 Pump-Action Shotgun

Best know in its Trench Gun iteration, the Winchester Model 1897 could be had in multitude of configurations to handle any situation.
An almost identical comparison is the 9mm Russian-made Makarov at top, with a Bulgarian-licensed copy at bottom. This particular Russian example is one of those that mistakenly entered the United States with import marks of “Germany.” Actual legal Russian importing lasted but a few years.

The Makarov And Other 9x18mm Pistols

A cloak-and-dagger icon from the Cold War, the Makarov 9x18mm still delights collectors today ... if they can get their hands on one.
Beretta

10 Incredible Modern Engraved Guns That Epitomize The Art

If you think engraved guns are things of dusty old trade shops, then you haven't seen what the modern masters are turning out.
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Nagant Revolver: Unique Relic From Behind The Iron Curtain

The Nagant M1895, or plain old Nagant Revolver, has long served the Russian military and is among the most unique handguns from behind the former Iron Curtain.
This is a normal target for the P210, as long as the shooter pays attention and does their part.

Sig P210: A Classic For The Ages, Made New

Slick lines and even slicker accuracy, the Sig P210 proves an enduring piece of Swiss engineering.
A 1952 first-year edition of the Model 760 Gamemaster in .300 Savage.

Classic Guns: Remington Model 760 Series And Other Pump-Actions

The Remington Model 760 was exceptionally accurate and fast shooting, but was far from the first pump-action gem "Big Green" turned out.
Browning BAR

Browning Automatic Rifle: The Gun That Changed the Infantry

THE U.S. ARMY'S Browning Automatic Rifle, always known as the BAR, was one of the great infantry weapons of its day. And it's still a great rifle today.
A first-year Standard Model, serial number 0194, from the first shipment from the Ruger factory in October of 1949. Photo courtesy Don Findley.

Ruger .22 Handgun: Gun Digest’s Top Pistol Picks (2020)

Ruger hit a grand slam with its first Ruger 22 pistol, introduced to the shooting public in 1949. Here are Gun Digest's top picks of Ruger rimfire handguns.
This Hand Ejector First Model belonged to a member of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Silver Mounted Posse in the 1950s. Its nickel finish was redone at the Smith & Wesson factory. The Bohlin silver grips add a fine touch. (Photo: Guns International)

Classic Firearms: The Smith & Wesson Hand Ejector Revolver

Introduced more than a century ago, the basic design of the Smith & Wesson hand ejector continues to define double-action pistols today.
Browning Citori LEAD

Browning Citori: World’s Most Popular Over/Under Shotgun

Produced in mass and beloved by many, few over/under shotguns hold a candle to the Browning Citori and its impact.
Military Surplus M17

Sig Sauer Offers Up Military Surplus M17 Pistols

If you love military surplus, you won't want to miss these mil-surp M17 pistols Sig Sauer is releasing in the market.
Winchester Model 70 3

Classic Firearms: Winchester Model 70

The rifleman's rifle, the Winchester Model 70 still stirs shooters souls.
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Top Mosin-Nagant Scope Mount Options (2020)

If you're looking to add an optic to your ol' Russian warhorse, you need to consider these Mosin-Nagant Scope Mount Options.
Mosin-Nagant A.G. Shirnokleyev

Is A Mosin-Nagant Still Worth The Money?

If you're after a gritty, dependable and historic rifle that can stand up to the worst of what the world throws at it, then yes, the Mosin-Nagant is worth every penny.
Winchester Model 62

Classic Firearms: Winchester Model 62

Slide-action rimfire rifles were very popular during the first half of the 20th century. Among the best were the Winchester Model 62 and 62A series.
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Gun Values: What Makes Some Old Guns Princes And Other Paupers?

Gun Values can sometimes seem esoteric. What makes one firearm worth $100,000 while a similar one can be bought for a measly few hundred dollars?
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