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- In the February/March issue of Classic Arms & Militaria
Uruguayan bayonets of the 19th century
- Scarface revolver sells for £67,250 in Christie's sale
A revolver formerly owned by notorious American gangster Al Capone has been sold at auction
Browse the artillery and antique weapons at the Royal Artillery Museum in Woolwich in the Dec/Jan 2012 issue of Classic Arms
- Rare pistols return to Dunster
A pare of rare early flintlock pistols has been bought at auction by the National Trust for £30,000
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Packed into the April/May 2013 issue of Classic Arms & Militaria:
Bill Harriman reports on the mysterious and short-lived 14 bore shotgun cartridge
Part Two – The Lancaster at Abu Klea, by Robert Wilsey
REMEMBERING AN ORDINARY SOLDIER
John Evans studies the wartime personal effects ofSergeant-Major George Corsons of the 9th Foot
MILITARIA THROUGH THE AGES
Brett Hammond tracks items through history with an example from every century from 100 BC to AD 1900
THE RARE GUNS OF OXBURGH HALL
Brian Godwin begins a series on the National Trust’s firearms treasures with the tale of two rare guns at Oxburgh Hall
George Prescott examines Edward Maynard’s tape priming system
THE BASTARD SWORD
Duncan Noble looks at the most subtle sword of the late Middle Ages
THE EUROPEAN ‘TRAPDOOR’
Paul Scarlata explores the Belgian Albini-Braendlin rifle
BAYONET BYTES NO.2
Graham Priest continues his series of articles on bayonet history and collecting
THE BRITISH LEE-ENFIELD NO.7 TRAINING RIFLE
Bill Harriman details the small calibre training rifle, the No.7
Plus readers' letters, technical firearms queries answered, classic news, book reviews, auction reports, events calendar and more!