1850s to 1970s weaponry by Rafael J. Ramos

  • Usa Navy Colt

    Usa Navy Colt
    The USA Navy colt was very popularity in its day. from (1851-1873) Chambered with a .36 or ,44 ball shot. It was used several times during the civil war but later on lost its name and the M1860 Model Colt became the better weapon of the two. http://www.vincelewis.net/coltnavy.html
  • M1860 Model Colt Black/solid Brass

    M1860 Model Colt Black/solid Brass
    THis weapon was used throughout the civil war and was very popular. Almost everyone in the military favored that as a sidearm. I've looked and could not find who was the creator of the sidearm. http://www.lrpstore.com/DENIX-Colt-Army-Revolver-1860-Black-&-Brass/p--1119/
  • Smith & Wesson 6 Shot Revolver

    Smith & Wesson 6 Shot Revolver
    In 1852 Horace Smith and Daniel Wesson formed a company that made lever action guns.(Volcanic Repeating Arms Company) Then Daniel Wesson died and a new man looked over the company with Smith and his name was Thomas Warner. Then they made the Smith & Wesson 6 shot revolver which spiked the technology improvements. Then they sold their inventory in 1867 and it was showcased in 1869. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smith_%26_Wesson
  • winchester model 1876 .50-95 express

    winchester model 1876 .50-95 express
    It was made by Kirk Durston. When the famous Oliver F. Winchester started making business in the models, the refurbishing paid of and this model became very popular quickly. http://www.leverguns.com/articles/1876.pdf

    This an 1880s double action pistol it was first manufactured by Levaux Dieudonné in Belgium and migrated to the United states. It is place in a plate with holes to hold cartridges, also top show that this weapon is also an antique. http://www.dewildefirearms.co.za/Home.aspx?ID=4&Region=BelguimWeapons
  • winchester

    In 1883, when John M. Browning partnered with the Winchester Repeating Arms Company he developed four lever action rifles.(1886 model, 1892 model, '94 model, '95 model.) The 1894 model was the most popular of the four lever action rifles Browning made. It kept on selling until 2006 because they decided to stop production of the weapon. http://www.turnbullmfg.com/store.asp?pid=27804
  • Browning M.1900

    Browning M.1900
    Brownings model was the first pistol ever made in Belgium to be semi-automatic. It was actually made in 1896 but in 1900 they made it way better and actually started to get things started for that sidearm. http://world.guns.ru/handguns/hg/be/fn-browning-m1900-e.html
  • Browning 1910 FN model 1910

    Browning 1910 FN model 1910
    This sidearm was a blowback-operated, semi-automatic pistol designed by John M. Browning in 1910. Even though the colt manufacturing company didn't want to produce them Browning went out took the design from Europe and started to produce them. He had immense popularity in Europe due to this model. "The Browning 1910 is also world-renowned for being the firearm used by Gavrilo Princip to assassinate the Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo during 1914, provoking the onset of World War I."
  • Browning M2 HMG Heavy Machine Gun

    Browning M2 HMG Heavy Machine Gun
    This weapon is 1st, one of the first automatic guns I'm talking about. It was used at the end of ww1 and was a definitely one dangerous gun. It has a 75 round burst before the weapon turn to dangerous temperatures and to stop shooting for a certain period of time. Then over a period of time they decided to change the barrel size to suppress all the heat. It worked out well and was then very helpful when it was able to mount on vehicles and aircrafts. http://www.militaryfactory.com/smallarms/det
  • M1 Thompson (Tommy Gun)

    M1 Thompson (Tommy Gun)
    The Tommy Gun was actually one of the first of many submachine guns made. It was not considered a pistol nor it was a full fledged submachine gun. It was also made by a man named General John Taliaferro Thompson. It was originally created in 1917 but was registered as a good weapon to by in 1938. http://www.militaryfactory.com/smallarms/detail.asp?smallarms_id=66
  • Browning M1918 BAR (Browning Automatic Rifle)

    Browning M1918 BAR (Browning Automatic Rifle)
    This was born out of ww1 and the thought of the power of a single man machine gun. It is considered the legendary support weapon of the United States Army. This weapon was more of the in between purpose because it wouldn't be a heavy machine gun nor a traditional rifle. http://www.militaryfactory.com/smallarms/detail.asp?smallarms_id=58
  • ArmaLite / Colt AR-15

    ArmaLite / Colt AR-15
    This is where technology started to take a huge part of war when this weapon was released. It was one of the first actually considered automatic rifles. It was and still is accurate, easy to maneuver and easy maintain system. http://www.militaryfactory.com/smallarms/detail.asp?smallarms_id=383
  • Colt CAR-15 Commando (XM177)

    Colt CAR-15 Commando (XM177)
    This was a huge improvement from the AR-15 weapon. They need a weapon with the same carbine damage but mobility for close combat. That's where the colt commando came into the picture. This was just a more mobile weapon and was considered a submachine gun. http://www.militaryfactory.com/smallarms/detail.asp?smallarms_id=39
  • Mossberg Model 590

    Mossberg Model 590
    It was based off a gameknown as the model 500 hundred. It had a shield for the heat not to burn your hands. To reload was also much easier than any other gun before its time. This was the most recommended gun for close quarter combat. http://www.militaryfactory.com/smallarms/detail.asp?smallarms_id=71