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It is over 20 years since the magazine’s launch at Stockport Arms Fair in January 1994 and, despite economic gloom and changing times, the militaria collecting scene hasn’t changed a great deal.

The inexhaustible stream of artefacts linking us to past conflicts still throws up some interesting stories and we feature them in every issue. If you have something in your collection with a story to tell, we’d love to hear from you.



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Latest Issue

Latest IssuePacked into the latest issue of The Armourer

A Fair Day’s Work The Armourer takes a look at who is selling what at arms and militaria fairs around the country

The Bren gun. By George Prescott

75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain By Ken Rimell

An Illustrated Look at the British Army of August 1914 Royal Regiment of Artillery (Regulars and Special Reserve). By Ray Westlake

A Scrapbook of Memories. By Ken Rimell

Caps and Cap Badges Part 1: Pre-1900. By Goff Lumley

Bayonets Factfile Bayonet Fact File No. 64: A British Unofficial Commercial Pattern 1888 Bayonet. By R.D.C. Evans

German Military Rifle Cartridges, Part III From Sedan to the Anschluss. By Paul Scarlata

Allied vs Axis: sidearms In the latest instalment in the series, we take a look at three iconic pistols of World War II. Benjamin Russell reports from Las Vegas.

Nebelwerfer Relic. By Tim Heath

SS membership badges. By Jamie Cross

The Highbridge to Meare Stopline A Wartime Treasure by John Norris

Waterloo: The last ‘Hundred Days’ By Gerald Prenderghast

Plus: A Fair day's work • Under the Hammer • Book Reviews • Ask the Armourer  • News & Views • Collectors Corner  • Arms Fair Diary

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