The firm of Forehand and Wadsworth was established in 1871, but the gunmaking company was simply the..
The revolvers of C.S. Pettengill were some of the more unique percussion handguns produced in mid-19..
In the past, little was definitively known about the Metropolitan Arms Company of New York but is ha..
William Glaze of Columbia, SC entered the arms business through the same somewhat circuitous route a..
At the end of the American Civil War, the US Ordnance department found itself with stores of hundred..
This is a VERY FINE to NEAR EXCELLENT condition example of what is technically the US M1827 Socket B..
On October 25, 1864, Henry B. Hammond received his first patent for a firearms design, #44,798. The ..
There is probably no more iconic handgun silhouette in American history than that of the Colt S..
Brothers James and Philip Webley would together start what would become the most successful English ..
In 1865, the Bavarian military established a commission to look for a new infantry rifle design to a..
In 1850 Samuel Colt introduced what would become his most successful large frame percussion revolver..
This is a wonderful displaying example of one of the more popular and successful of the patent breec..