The need arose on the battlefield for an easily transportable machine gun to compliment the German Blitzkrieg, a new type…Read More >
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On October 4 1777, the Continental Army under George Washington did something they had not yet had the opportunity to do—they would attack.
This week we go really old school with a big hoss, the 45-70 Government. This comes from a time when…Read More >
Here is a firearm that when introduced to the battlefield, an outcry arose from the German high command. They claimed…Read More >
I just opened the box on this Suomi KP-31 parts kit. I breathed in the essence of Cosmoline, instantly taken back to my days of cleaning friend’s SKSs and Mosins. Someone should make a cosmoline-scented candle, you know for the guys. What I found inside was not any great surprise. This is a parts kit.
Born from the .30-03, the .30-06 Springfield is one of the most important cartridges of the 20th century. Developed in…Read More >
If you plan on adding a piece of work from a revered engraver such as Gustave Young, Conrad F. Ulrich or Louis Nimschke, you might want to start by making sure you have up to $100K in spare change lying around. If that is a bit rich for your blood, you can always search for a detailed engraving from one of the other wonderful craftsman at an auction. These will likely set you back a mere $15K to $20K.
The Firearms Division of James D. Julia Inc., consistently conducts some of the highest-grossing firearms auctions in the world. On…Read More >
Old soldiers never die; they just fade away, so said General Douglas MacArthur at his final grand public appearance. However, some old soldiers refuse to fade away. This is true with the Lee-Enfield SMLE Mk III. Simply put—I love this rifle.