On November 8th, 2018 the German auction house Hermann Historica in Munich will be auctioning an extraordinary collection of service pistols and revolvers. Here is a preview of what's available at the auction.
Han Solo’s blaster movie prop used by actor Harrison Ford in the original Star Wars trilogy film Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983) was part of a collection from the film’s art director, James L. Schoppe
Probably one of the largest and most exceptional collections of exhibits from Waffenfabrik Carl Walther will be auctioned on this day. The items include a number of particularly fascinating prototypes and valuable gems from Zella-Mehlis and Ulm.
Good, original WW1-era Colt 1911s are rare and expensive nowadays. That's why in late 2003 the Colt Custom Shop introduced a limited production replica of the M1911 pistol based on the original 1911 blueprints. These pistols are a faithful reproduction of the Colt Government 1911 as used by the US military in the Great War.
Over 5,000 viewers attended the reenactment of the historic encounter between US and Soviet troops on the Elbe River in April 1945: this was the highlight of the Military Festival held in Pivka (Slovenia) from September 11th to 17th.
HIT Show 2017 / New from Pedersoli: Whitworth. With its hexagonal core barrel, the British Whitworth .451 rifle redefined the concept of long-range precision. It was the first gun in military history to be fitted with a scope and used by sharpshooters.
A passion for nature and the real, authentic thrills hunting can bring. This is the world Fausti guns come from, a tangible synthesis of the values the Fausti sisters, from the Italian town of Marcheno, put into their products
The 7,92x33mm or 8x33mm "Kurz" round is nowadays largely forsaken, and has never been a popular hunting cartridge − but it's nonetheless historically significant as the forerunner of all so-called "intermediate calibers" used in modern assault rifles