The History Of Guns Over The Last 100 Years

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    last 100 years

    Actually its the last 101 years for those of you who haven't noticed.
  • Colt m1911 .45 Caliber Semi-Automatic Pistol

    Colt m1911 .45 Caliber Semi-Automatic Pistol
    Militatry FactoryThe M1911 was made by the famed gunssmith John Browning, and was based on his earlyer 1900 desing. It became standard issue for both US Army, and Navy in 1911 until 1992. It was also used by the British Royal Navy, and Royal Flying Corps till the end of WWII. It offered a 7-round detachable box magazine. With a muzzle velocity of 380ft/lb,it proved to be reliable and robust in battle. It was beleived to be the most successful small arm.
  • Colt Combat Elite

    Colt Combat Elite
    This classic pistol is built with exciting features along with the quality and reliability features include half checkered and half smooth rosewood grips embossed with the Colt logo, a Colt Upswept Beavertail Grip Safety with Palm Swell, a Colt Single Side Tactical Safety Lock.
  • Winchester Model 1912

     Winchester Model 1912
    Extra InfoThe Winchester Model 1912 (also commonly known as the Model 12, or M12) is an internal-hammer pump-action, shotgun with an external tube magazine. Popularly-named the Perfect Repeater at its introduction, it largely set the standard for pump action shotguns over its 51 year high-rate production life. From 1912 until first discontinued by Winchester in 1963, nearly two million Model 12 shotguns were produced in various grades and barrel lengths.
  • Chauchat C.S.R.G. 1915 French

    Chauchat C.S.R.G. 1915 French
    Caliber 8x50R (also .30-06, 6.5x54, 7.92x57, 7.65x53)
    Weight 9.5 kg
    Length 1170 mm
    Barrel length 450 mm
    Feed curved box magazine, 20 rounds (16 rounds for .30-06)
    Rate of fire 240 rounds per minute
    The entire gun was developed so its parts can be made in almost every mechanical workshop with generic lathe equipment, and with loose tolerances.It was prone to self-disassembly under prolonged firing.
  • Colt m1917 revolver

    Colt m1917 revolver
    InfoWhen the United States of America entered World War I the standard military sidearm at that time was the Colt Model 1911 semi-automatic pistol, which fired the 45 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol) cartridge. Supplies of the M1911 were low, so even as M1911 production was being ramped up, contracts were issued to both Colt and Smith & Wesson to produce double action revolvers chambered for the same cartridge used by the M1911. Colt's answer to this was a new version of their New Service Model revolver.
  • Italian MTB 1925 Rifle

    Italian MTB 1925 Rifle
    Forgotten WeoponsIt is fed from a Carcano clip that falls out the bottom when it’s empty; the magazine follower closely resembles that of the M91. The operating system is a combination of delayed and retarded blowback. The massive cylindrical bolt is divided in two segments of roughly equal size, front and rear. The rear segment rotates when the bolt is opened via a spiral cam slot cut into it on the right side. The front bolt segment does not turn.
  • 1927 Colt 1911A1

    1927 Colt 1911A1
    Additional infolt manufactured 10,000 1911A1s for the Argentinean Army. This contract is unique in that it had its own serial number range starting at serial of: 1 to 10,000, and the pistols were marked in accordance with Argentine requirements. The only normal Colts markings are the standard left hand slide legend. These guns have the serial numbers in three places, the barrel, the slide and on the receiver frame under the main spring housing.
  • Modèle 1935 pistol

    Modèle 1935 pistol
    [This Is A Link!](èle_1935.jpg)It is a Semi-automatic pistol designed to compete in the 1935–37 French military trials conducted by the Commission d’Experiences Techniques de Versailles to select a new sidearm. It was used my the French Millitary from 1937–1960s. It has the following statistics
    Weight: 790 g (unloaded)
    Length: 188 mm
    Cartridge: 7.65mm Longue
    Action: Blowback
    Muzzle velocity: 304 m/s (997.1 ft/s)
    Feed system: 8 round, single stack magazine
    Sights: iron sights
  • Sauer 38h

    Sauer 38h
    Modern FirearmsThe Sauer 38h was made between 1939 to 1945. They was made for the Military, Police and commercial sales. At first there was no safety on them but the German police wanted a safety so they put one on. Around 1945 they drop the safety to save production time and cost. They did made some in .22 lr and .380 acp before the war but they are very rare and they are worth a fortune now. My 38h was made in 1943 for the German police. It has the eagle over C on the left side trigger guard.
  • Winchester Model 12 Shotgun

    Winchester Model 12 Shotgun
    The Winchester Model 12 trench and riot guns were procured with a total of more than 80,000 guns ordered by the U.S. Government by 1945. Which is more than any other combat shotgun of the time.The Model 12 combat shotgun is hammerless with a streamlined receiver, a 20-inch cylinder bore barrel and a tubular magazine holding five shells. The action feeds from the bottom and ejects from the right side. The Model 12 has no trigger disconnector.
  • Colt Model 1951 Navy .36

    Colt Model 1951 Navy .36
    In 1851 the Navy Revolver was introduced and proved to be highly popular particularly with civilians. The 1861 Army Model, .44 inch calibre, was later adopted by the Army as standard issue during the Civil War. The terms 'navy' and 'ararmy' are used purely to distinguish different calibres and do not imply usage by the different armed services.
  • 1952 Colt Commander

    1952 Colt Commander
    More InfoChambering: 9x19 mm Parabellum, .45 ACP, .38 Super.
    Barrel Length: 4.25-inch.
    Overall Length: 7.75-inch.
    Weight: 27 oz. / 1.68 lb. (0.76 kg.)
    Magazine: Single column box magazine. 7-round (.45 ACP), 9-round (9 mm, .38 Super).
    Finish: Blued Steel.
    Features: Aluminum Coltalloy (tm) frame.
  • M14 rifle

    M14 rifle
    Country of origin United States of America
    Designer Federal Armory at Springfield, Mass.
    Designed 1954
    produced 1955-1964
    Weapon type Battle Rifle
    Caliber 7.62 x 51 mm NATO, .308 Winchester
    Action Gas-piston operated, Rotating bolt
    Overall length 112.1 centimeters (44.14 inches)
    Barrel length 559 millimeters (22 inches)
    Weight empty 5.2 kilograms (11.5 pounds)
    Magazine capacity 20 rounds
    Cyclic rate 700 - 750 rounds per minute
  • 1965 Colt Python .357 Magnum

    1965 Colt Python .357 Magnum
    Gun Collectors ClubThe Colt Python is a .357 Magnum caliber revolver manufactured by Colt's Manufacturing Company of Hartford, Connecticut. The Colt Python is considered to be a premium American pistol. Along with the Colt Peacemaker it is considered to be one of the finest revolvers ever made by Colt. The Colt Python is a double action, large I-frame handgun chambered for the powerful .357 Magnum cartridge. It has six Shot Capacity
  • Colt Special Combat Government Pistol 1970CY

    Colt Special Combat Government Pistol 1970CY
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    Action: Semi-automatic
    Barrel Length: 5"
    Caliber: 45 ACP
    Capacity: 7Rd
    Description: Carry
    Finish/Color: Blue
    Frame/Material: Steel
    Grips/Stock: Wood
    Manufacturer Number: 1970CY
    Manufacturer: Colt's Manufacturing
    Model: Special Combat
  • Colt XSE

    Colt XSE
    ableammoThe XSE Series features front and rear serrations, extended ambidextrous thumb safeties and adjustable aluminum trigger. Additional features include fixed sights, combat hammer, roll marking and enhanced tolerances and checkered double diamond rosewood grips. SPECIFICATIONS:
    Mfg Item Num: O1980XSE
    Type :Pistol
    Action :Single
    Caliber :45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
    Barrel Length :5"
    Capacity :8 + 1
    Safety :Ambidextrous
    Grips :Double Diamond Rosewood
    Sights :3-Dot
  • Colt Anaconda Revolver

    Colt Anaconda Revolver
    Militatry Factory The Anaconda was chambered for a more powerful cartridge, this in the form of the .44 Magnum (as opposed to the .357 Magnum used in the Python). While initially suffering from poor accuracy, they were then re-engineered with revised barrels and eventually provide highly accurate, produced in a beautiful satin finish stainless steel form and offered with varying barrel lengths.
  • Colt 1991

    Colt 1991
    coltsmfg.comThe Colt 1991 Series is a direct descendant of the original Colt M1911. A long trigger, flat mainspring housing and original style recoil spring system remain from the original M1911 design. Upgrades from the original include white dot sights and a lowered ejection port for extra reliability. It still remains “the standard” that everyone tries to imitate, but no one duplicates.
  • Ares Shrike 5056

    Ares Shrike 5056
    Millitary Factory It shares a high percentage of commonality in parts with the M16A4 model of the M16 family as well as its shorter carbine cousin the M4A1 Carbine. From the outset, the weapon was designed by Geoffrey A. Herring to allow the operator in the field the firepower of the M249 SAW(Squad Assault Weapon) with the portability of the standard automatic assault rifle(the M16).
  • Ceska Zbrojovka CZ805 BREN Assault Rifle/Carbine/Desginated Marksman Rifle

    Ceska Zbrojovka CZ805 BREN Assault Rifle/Carbine/Desginated Marksman Rifle
    Milltary Factory
    The new CZ805 BREN series assault rifle was developed to replace the aged vz. 58 series which appeared in 1959. The CZ805 is a "select-fire" weapon system capable of semi-automatic(single shot), two round burst and full-automatic fire as needed. This also plays well into the various roles the weapon can undertake in the field from strict ammunition control to all out fire support.