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The 41st edition of the Blue Book of Gun Values is available now.

The World’s First Concealed Handgun

The wheellock represents a major first in technology—and became the world’s first banned pistol.

Revolving Automatically

While semi-automatic pistols are in common use throughout the world today, the semi-automatic revolver is a much rarer item.

Deringer In The West

Henry Deringer of Philadelphia was already well known for his rifles and larger handguns when he turned his efforts toward manufacturing smaller pocket pistols.

A Lot Of Locks

When a museum gets a bequest, sometimes the gift winds up being much more extensive than anticipated.

Mauser Model 1878 “Zig-Zag”

Peter Paul and Wilhelm Mauser wanted to create a revolver that would really stand out from the competition at the 1879 German military handgun trials—and with their Model 1878, dubbed the “Zig-Zag,” they had succeeded.

The Gipper's Gun

A .45-cal. recreation of a classic American flintlock long rifle with a 42-inch barrel is on display.

Smallest of the Small

Aside from being the smallest semi-automatic pistol ever made, the diminutive Kolibri also claimed the title for the smallest center-fire handgun cartridge.

A Semi-Automatic Handgun Recovered From Ground Zero on Display

New York Police Sgt. John D’Allara was one of the first responders at the World Trade Center (WTC) on Sept. 11, 2001. His gun is on display at a museum now.

A Pair of Remington Rolling Block Pistols

These gold-washed and silver-plated pistols feature fine New York engraving in the style of L.D. Nimschke.

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