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Remington’s Model 700: The Greatest of All Time?

A look at the enduring legacy of the Remington Model 700, the world's most popular bolt-action sporting rifle.
The top revolver is the Lend-Lease Victory in .38 S&W. Below is the pre-war revolvers S&W made for its customers. This one is in .38 Special and started with a high-gloss blue finish. Both have seen honest wear since then.

Classics: Smith & Wesson’s Victory Revolver in .38 S&W

A wartime version of the original Model 10, the Smith & Wesson Victory model is a class WWII collectible.
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M1 Garand: America’s Original Battle Rifle

Built like a Sherman tank, accurate to 1,000 yards and affordably priced on the surplus market, the battle-worn M1 Garand might be the most overlooked survival gun to be had.
European folding trigger Velo-Dog type revolvers. Stoney Roberts photo

Bicycle Gun: The Doggone History Of These Pocket Pistols

In the early conflict between canines and bikers, bicycle guns--AKA velo-dog guns--aimed to give velocipedes an upper hand.
Army Sergeant observes Marine Corps Sergeant, as he fires an M-24 rifle during a familiarization shoot.

M24 Sniper Rifle: The Long-Range Legend

Derived from the Remington Model 700, the M24 sniper rifle was the primary precision anti-personnel rifle for nearly a quarter century.
New Pietta revolvers and shotgun.

Three New Classic American Guns From Pietta

Two new Pietta single-action revolvers and a double barrel shotgun are now available exclusively from Davidson’s.
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Alexander Hamilton’s Flintlock Pistols Go Up For Auction

With a history pre-dating the founding of the country, Alexander Hamilton's pistols are expected to draw a record-breaking price.
Beginning in 1919, firearm production consisted of a four-barreled, .22-caliber handgun known as the “Brownie.” Following the success of the Brownie, .22-caliber rifles, shotguns and rifle scopes were also developed, spawning a period of diversification within the sporting goods market. 

Mossberg & Sons: Enduring Blue-Collar Innovation

Mossberg & Sons has grown to one of the world's foremost firearms manufacturers by pursuing one simple goal: putting quality firearms within reach of every shooter.
This is the kind of iron you used to see in guns shops back in the good, old days ... well, in the medium-old days, anyway.

German Pistols: World War II Trophies

Classic guns must have either jaw-dropping looks or a storied history. Ideally, they’ve got both, such as these German pistols of World War II vintage.
The “flagship” of the Heym fleet—the Model 89B double rifle. Chris Sells put years of work into the design ... and it paid off!

Heym USA: Functional And Collectable Art

In a world of black polymer firearms, Heym USA chooses the road less traveled.
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Far-Out Firearms: Dardick And Gyrojet Guns

The gun world is rife with oddities, but few compare in peculiarity to the firearms designed to shoot the unique Dardick and Gyrojet cartridges.
This is a space gun. Well, it’s a movie space gun—one used in a movie in space: Serenity. It’s Jayne Cobb’s personal 1911.

The Flash And Oddity Of Hollywood 1911s

Hollywood 1911 pistols run the complete gamut, from specimens you find at your local gun store to renditions that are out of this world.
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7.62x25mm Tokarev: The Many Copies Of The Combloc Icon

Among the best known Combloc pistols, true-to-life Russian Tokarev pistol specimens are few and far between stateside. But its clones abound.
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Enduring Legend: Evolution of the Lever-Action Rifle

The lever-action rifle dates back to the early 17th Century Europe, but Americans have perfected the design the past century and a half.
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The Stunning CZ 75 Guncrafter Industries Executive Series

Improving on the CZ 75? Sounds farfetched, but Guncrafter Industries perfects the classic pistol as only they can.
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Gallery: Best Engraved And Custom Guns (2020)

Gun Digest's annual review of the finest examples of beauty and artistry in the world of custom guns. Enjoy these masterpieces!

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