Guns

CMP M1911A1 – The Luck of the Draw

CMP M1911A1 – The Luck of the Draw

After eight months of crickets, the phone call came.  Two days after paying by credit card, the Service Grade M1911A1 showed up at the local FFL01.  It was good condition WWII era M1911A1 with a Colt frame and Union Switch & Signal slide.

Ceská Zbrojovka Model 27 - CZ27

Ceská Zbrojovka Model 27 - CZ27

The CZ27s went primarily to the German Army, but pistols were produced for the Kriegsmarine, Police, and a small number for commercial / non‑military use. 

In March 1939, Hitler’s forces invaded and occupied Czechoslovakia.  The Strakonice arms factory was under control of the Germans and to supply several types of arms to the German war machine, including the CZ27. By 1941, small arms production shifted into high gear.

Walther - The Early Years Models 1 - 9

Walther - The Early Years Models 1 - 9

This web site located here is dedicated to the early Walther pistols from the early 1900's with the model 1 patent being filed on August 07, 1909 though the model 9 that was in production in the WW2 era. 

Norwegian POLITI Pistols – Collectible or Defaced?

Norwegian POLITI Pistols – Collectible or Defaced?

Have you ever seen a WWI / WWII era 7.65 mm pistol with this kind of marking on the slide?  If so, it indicates post‑WWII use by the Norwegian Police.

Astra 600 – Second Service Life

Astra 600 – Second Service Life

The redesigned Astra 600 used 9x19 mm ammo, compared to the Astra 400 which used 9x23 mm Largo, unique to Spanish arms.  These Astras are displayed on an Armory Racks®  4-Gun rack.

Mauser P.08 and P.38 - 1942

Mauser P.08 and P.38 - 1942

Designed by Georg Luger, the Luger pistol is without a doubt, one of the most recognizable handguns worldwide.  There were over 3.5 million made with the major manufacturers being DWM (Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken), Erfurt, and Mauser. Most all were made from pre-WWI through 1942, with less than 25,000 made after WWII.

WWII Spreewerk P.38s from 1945

WWII Spreewerk P.38s from 1945

Designed by Walther, the P.38 was a replacement for the iconic P.08 Luger, which was costly and time-consuming to produce. When WWII broke out the ...

Smith & Wesson Model 36

Smith & Wesson Model 36

The Smith & Wesson Model 36 (also known as the "Chief's Special") is a revolver chambered for .38 Special. It is one of several models of "J-f...

6" 1911 Long Slide

6" 1911 Long Slide

Parts List: Rock Island donor frame: GI STANDARD - 45ACP (CA Version 51417-CA) Fusion Firearms: 6" 4140 Carbon steel Slide. LPA cut Fusion Firearm...

CMP 1911 on an 8 Gun Armory Rack

CMP 1911 on an 8 Gun Armory Rack

M1911A1  1943 Remington Rand Frame, Ithaca Slide and High Standard Barrel    Learn more from the CMP website: http://thecmp.org/cmp_sal...

U.S. World War II Colt Commando Revolver

U.S. World War II Colt Commando Revolver

This .38 Special Revolver is all new and unfired. It has its original Kraft shipping boxes with paraphernalia.