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Pocket pistols and revolvers

Pocket pistols and revolvers

After the invention of capsule caps, pocket pistols simply experienced a rebirth, and their popularity increased even more ....
Domestic projects of silent revolvers: limited success

Domestic projects of silent revolvers: limited success

In the early thirties, the revolver "Nagan" was supplemented with the first domestic silent firing device of the "BraMit" type. In the future, new accessories and revolvers were created, which made it possible to shoot from ...
Shooting gifts ...

Shooting gifts ...

How many examples we know of when one European monarch in the Middle Ages gave another expensive armor, the Eastern rulers bestowed sabers with ruby-strewn handles to each other. And there is nothing ...
Rapid-fire weapon of Mikael Lorenzoni

Rapid-fire weapon of Mikael Lorenzoni

Not many pistols made by Michael Lorenzoni have survived, especially those signed by him, while quite a few imitations are known ...
Queen Anne's pistols

Queen Anne's pistols

At different times, samples of weapons appeared, differing in one particular detail. And this was often enough for this difference to make this weapon very popular. Such a story, for example, ...
Dueling pistols and duel of M. Yu. Lermontov

Dueling pistols and duel of M. Yu. Lermontov

Unlike the written duelist A.S. Pushkin, M.Yu. Lermontov at his 26 years old could boast of only three duels, the last of which, despite his combat experience, became fatal for the poet ...
Browning's Unique Designs: The Great Eight

Browning's Unique Designs: The Great Eight

It is always very difficult to make the right choice. But it also happens that two people make the right choice at once. The designer creates the “correct model”, and the businessman makes his “correct choice” in its favor ... ...
AK-12 project. First 10 years

AK-12 project. First 10 years

10 years ago, NPO Izhmash began developing a promising machine gun, which later became known as the AK-12. To date, it has been adopted and used by the troops - ...
They were the first: Colt Lightning vs. Winchester

They were the first: Colt Lightning vs. Winchester

Who said that competition and the desire to stay ahead of competitors in the market are not the engine of scientific and technological progress? Of course, there are, and the competition between Colt and Winchester is best for that ...
200 years of Henry. First working lever action rifle

200 years of Henry. First working lever action rifle

200 years since the birth of perhaps the most outstanding person in the world of firearms Benjamin Tyler Henry. It was he who invented the famous rifle of the same name, which became the first reliable ...