January/February 2020

A Decorative-Arms Collection

A Decorative-Arms Collection

There was a time when all the royal palaces of Europe featured a cabinet d’arms displaying everything from swords to sidearms to shoguns in gleaming vitrines. Now an exhibition at the Nevada Museum of Art, in Reno, that is timed to coincide with the SCI convention illuminates this lost world.

Demo Damascus

Demo Damascus

Just like the Great Pyramids of Egypt, intricately patterned Damascus barrels often elicit the same reaction: How did they do that?

Longthorne's 28

Longthorne Introduces a 28

Longthorne Gunmakers, the English firm famous for its patented barrel technology, recently complemented its collection of 12-, 16- and 20-bore over/under shotguns with a 28-bore.

2020 Duck Stamp Winner Announced

2020 Duck Stamp Winner Announced

In September, following two days of competition, Eddie LeRoy of Eufala, Alabama, was declared winner of the Federal Duck Stamp competition for his painting of a pair of black-bellied whistling ducks.

Rescuing German Guns

Rescuing German Guns

Fans of European hunting guns will rejoice to learn of the recent formation of T&G German Gun Imports, a company whose business it is to rescue guns from certain destruction in Germany and find new homes for them in the US.