At a time when Total War demanded every measure of effort industrial, economic, and spiritual that a nation might muster, the United States attempted to produce a quality submachine gun that was both effective and inexpensive while remaining amenable to mass production. That gun served tank crews well into the 1990s. Guest blogger, Will Dabbs, MD writes about the Grease Gun.
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James D. Julia, Inc., the world’s leading firearms auctioneer, will conduct its Fall Firearms Auction on October 5th-7th with a preview on October 1st and 2nd. The first session on October 5th will be the inaugural Sporting and Collector Firearms auction and will include over 730 fine and outstanding firearms in the more affordable range of $2,000-$8,000.
History’s most significant M1 Garand is looking for a new home. Even if you do not have $100,000 to spare, this is gun you must see and a piece of history worth discovering.
The CZ-75 has one of the most fascinating stories in firearm history. Developed covertly in Soviet Czechoslovakia, it became widely popular despite it coming from inside the Iron Curtain.
Designed to be the paragon of a field shotgun, the Winchester SX3’s unique design will fit you perfectly without a trip to the gunsmith. This shotgun not only works and fits well, it’s attractive, too.
The Tactical Response Pistol is built to the same specs as Springfield’s FBI contract Professional Model, but at about half the cost and no waiting list while they hand tool and fit each part. Amazingly, you aren’t going to sacrifice much in the way of performance and durability. The TRP is a tactical 1911 that stands out from the crowd.
Named in honor of the year Texas gained its independence from Mexico, the TBRC Model 1836 is rifle built in Texas, by Texans, using parts made in Texas. And like the Lone Star State itself, this rifle is not to be messed with.
Often imitated, but never duplicated, this “Wonder 9” has been in production for nearly 40 years, and it doesn’t seem like the world is ready to give up the Beretta 92 any time soon.
After watching the return of the TV show 24, I was reminded of how cool the H&K USP (and its compact version) is. Developed to be the paragon of a duty weapon, the USP features the best parts of many previous handguns and optimized for safety and accuracy. This ‘Art of the Gun’ reveals many of the features built into this business-ready handgun.
May 2, 2014 is the first day of the spring auction at the Rock Island Auction Company. There are lots of historical, collectible, and beautiful firearms up for grabs this year, but this one caught my eye. Dubbed “Hitler’s Buzz Saw” by WWII soldiers, this German MG-42 medium machine gun was used by the Nazi forces throughout the second World War. The design was easily produced, innovative, and effective, the Allies copied much the weapon to create the M60 machine gun. The specimen on sale is outfitted to be used as an anti-aircraft weapon with a mount, anti-air sights, and optical sight.