TOY FOR A BOY – DREYSE TESCHING from 1894

Probably there was a lucky boy at the end of the 19th century who got this nice little single shot rifle made by a famous German gunmaker in Sömmerda as a present, maybe for his birthday. Of course a gun is no toy, but this Flobert or Tesching rifle surely was a perfect tool for…

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SINGLE SHOT FALLING BLOCK RIFLE

Sometimes it’s love at first sight – not only with women, but also with guns and rifles. Have a look at this beautiful petite falling block rifle and perhaps you will understand what I mean. German Master Gunmaker Theo Jung from Lohmar made it using an action from his friend, German-Canadian Master Gunmaker Martin Hagn,…

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J. NOWOTNY à PRAGUE – SELF COCKING 16G HAMMER GUN

Johann Nowotny in Prague is considered as one of the best gunmakers of his time in the Habsburg Empire. He was in the business about 1865 – 1900. The gun shown comes in Cal. 16, barrels are made of Rose Damascus steel. It has a manual safety, because the hammers cock themselves when the gun…

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CROCODILE ROCK – WR .450 II EXPRESS RIFLE

Westley Richards Doppelbüchse Kal. .450NE #2 Bj. 1906 in absoluter LUXUSAUSFÜHRUNG Thanks to Norbert Wenninger of Feine Jagdwaffen for the pictures! If one needs a Rifle for hunting all big game worldwide, this Westley Richards may be first choice. The caliber .450 No 2 N.E. was introduced in 1903 as a further development of the 1898…

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Washington, D.C. 1923: Flinte für drei Hände – SPIEGEL ONLINE

Dieses Riesengewehr auf die leichte Schulter zu nehmen, konnte böse enden. einestages erzählt die Geschichte einer Waffe, die nicht nur für ihr Ziel gefährlich war. Have a look at the wonderful pictures ot the old Wildfowler!!! Source: Washington, D.C. 1923: Flinte für drei Hände – SPIEGEL ONLINE

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FN B25 – PAIR OF CUSTOM MADE GUNS

The B25 certainly is one of the most famous O/U Doubles in the world. It was the last great design of firearm inventor John Moses Browning. His intention was, to create a durable and reliable Over and Under Shotgun for a competitive price adapted to mechanical production of the time. The B25 was build since…

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