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Scheintod Revolver: A German Tear Gas Pepperbox

Scheintod Revolver: A German Tear Gas Pepperbox

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and I’m here today at the Rock Island Auction company where we are taking a look at a German Scheintod revolver. This is kind of like the hundred years ago equivalent of carrying pepper spray or a … stun gun of some sort. This was designed…

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Springfield’s SAR-4800 FAL…in 5.56mm

Springfield’s SAR-4800 FAL…in 5.56mm

Hey guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on Forgotten weapons.com I’m Ian McCollum and I’m here today at the Rock Island auction company taking a look at a Springfield SAR-4800 in 5.56, it’s a foul, but in 5.56 That is an interesting and unusual rifle. These were imported by Springfield Armory in the early 1990s So I believe…

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Small Arms of WWI Primer 003: French Revolver d’Ordonnance Modèle 1892

Small Arms of WWI Primer 003: French Revolver d’Ordonnance Modèle 1892

As we’ve said before the Franco-Prussian War ended with a sense of unfinished business. And so France and Germany would be locked into an arms race for decades. By 1873, the French had adopted a Chamelot-Delvigne revolver chambering an 11 mm black powder cartridge. Germany, in turn, adopted a massive single-action only revolver, which was obsolete the day it was…

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One of the Earliest Six-shot Revolvers | Our Collection

One of the Earliest Six-shot Revolvers | Our Collection

Hi I’m Jonathan Ferguson, I’m one of the firearms curators here at the Royal Armouries in Leeds I’m holding here a particularly unusual firearm from the collection and I wanted to share it with you. We’ve got it off display At the moment, for some photography. There’s a lot of interest at the moment in the academic world, about these…

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Kerr Revolvers: An English Source for Confederate Arms

Kerr Revolvers: An English Source for Confederate Arms

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and I’m here today at the James Julia auction house taking a look at some of the guns they’re going to be selling in their upcoming fall of 2017 firearms auction. And today we’re taking a look at a pair of European Confederate revolvers. These are…

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I Am a Death Row Executioner

I Am a Death Row Executioner

I live in a southern US state, in a small suburban town that most people who don’t live within twenty miles have probably never heard of. I’ve got a nice, beautiful house with a perfect, green lawn, a big pool in the backyard, and a perfect family. I married my high school sweetheart and we have four wonderful kids and…

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The Best SMLE: The No1 MkV Trials Rifle

The Best SMLE: The No1 MkV Trials Rifle

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum and I’m here today at the Rock Island Auction Company taking a look at a Number 1 Mark V SMLE. This is, if I’m going to be honest, my … very favorite version of the Lee-Enfield because it’s just really cool. This is a pattern that…

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