Category: Pistols

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P226 25th Anniversary Commemorative Edition

SIG will be selling 25th Anniversary edition of the SIG P226. Just 226 pieces will be made. This beautiful gun features a black high polish, gold scrollwork, gold plating and walnut grips. The price is $1999. With such a limited run I think they will sell out quickly.

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Interesting New Pistol Design

Timothy Lindsay (USA) and Renaud Kerbrat (Switzerland) are listed as the inventors on the recently published patent application #20100077643. The patent describes a new pistol recoil mechanism that is similar to is the mechanism used by the TDI KRISS. Like the TDI [Read More…]

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The Guns of Die Hard

The upcoming Nation Firearm Museum Hollywood Guns exhibit would not be complete without guns from the 1988 classic Die Hard. The barrels are threaded so that a blank firing adapter can be inserted. The blank adapter increases the pressure inside the barrel allowing the [Read More…]

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Guns from The Departed movie

These are the actual guns were used in the movie The Departed (2006)! They are part of the upcoming Nation Firearm Museum Hollywood Guns exhibit. The latest episode of The Curator’s Corner discusses these guns and how they were modified to work with blanks (Click [Read More…]

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Howdah pistol / carbine ?

This nifty gun was on display at IWA. I initially thought it was a muzzeloader coach gun but some readers correctly pointed out that it looks like a modern replica of a Howdah pistol. This makes much more sense. The Howdah pistols were used by Tiger hunters in India as [Read More…]

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NAA Queen of Hearts

TALO is distributing this North American Arms limited edition. It is chambered in .22 Long Rifle, the cylinder is gold etched and the grips are pearlite. 500 will be made. I do not have pricing information.

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Prison Guns

The below photo is of a double barrel pistol that was loaded with matchstick heads behind a steel bullet. I guess it would be fired using a lighter. On a related note: how to reload primers using matchstick heads. [ Many thanks to James, of Hell in a Handbasket, for [Read More…]

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Sleeve Gun

Obviously this is not for use with a real gun. The video’s description makes little sense when translated from Japanese to English, but here it is for what it is worth … Nervous prototype parts have been assembled from the factory, complete reconditioning. [Read More…]