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The Balkan Flintlock Pistol

By Tom Metcalf 3 months ago 855 Views No comments

The Balkan pistol is a unique style in European gunmaking, read on to find out more.

How to Value An Antique Gun

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 4 months ago 530 Views No comments

Found an antique gun or are looking to sell your collection but have no idea where to start? Read on.

Antique Wheellocks - Cutting Edge Technology

By Tom Metcalf 4 months ago 376 Views No comments

The Wheellock mechanism is one of the most facinating of all ignition systems, read on to find out more.

The UK Law On Antique Guns

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 5 months ago 1908 Views No comments

Collecting antique guns is popular in the UK, but can be tricky to navigate. Read on to find out what you can, and can't own as an antique.

Antique Crossbows - Medieval to Modern

By Tom Metcalf 5 months ago 828 Views No comments

Crossbows were a popular weapon throughout most of the last millenium, used by both militaries and sporting shooters alike. Read on to see how the crossbow evolved from a rudimentary tool into an elegant weapon for a more civilised age.

Things You Didn't Know About Antique Guns

By Tom Metcalf 5 months ago 723 Views No comments

Ever thought of collecting antique guns but don't know where to start? Read on to find out.

Queen Anne’s Revenge

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 7 months ago 1339 Views No comments

The majestic name of Queen Anne lends itself to multiple forms of 18th century elegance, and the famous Queen Anne pistol is no exception.

When One Just Won’t Do

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 9 months ago 764 Views No comments

Multi barrelled antique guns at Henry Krank.

The Wonderful Wheel Lock

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 9 months ago 443 Views No comments

The Wheel Lock is one of those unusual inventions which is absolutely ahead of it’s time.

Cannon – A Fantastic Centrepiece For Any Antiques Collection

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 11 months ago 207 Views No comments

Cannon are an unusual interest in the antique gun world, one you may not have considered before. Compared to some more exotic antique guns, cannon are relatively simple, and the interest therefore lies in their decorative and historical detail.

Premium Pepperbox Pistols

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 11 months ago 450 Views No comments

Premium Pepperbox Pistols now at Henry Krank & Co. We have the best range of Antique Pinfire Pistols anywhere.

The Best Fowling Pieces: Antique Shotguns & Muskets

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 11 months ago 967 Views No comments

The best fowling pieces now available at Henry Krank & Co. The shotgun is perhaps the most democratic gun ever made, a practical and often ornate gun for peasant or prince.

A Tool For Every Occasion: Antique Powder Flask & Accessories

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 11 months ago 230 Views No comments

A tool for every occasion, antique powder flasks and accessories now available at Henry Krank & Co.

Period Personal Pocket Pistols

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 11 months ago 537 Views No comments

The 19th century was abound with brigands, thieves, wild dogs and other dangers, and no self-respecting lady or gentleman about town would be complete without some form of small, personal arm to defend against sundry ne’er-do-wells.

​A Plethora Of Pinfires Available At Henry Krank

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 11 months ago 695 Views No comments

The Pinfire System was invented & patented by French firearms designer Casimir Lefaucheux in the 1830s, and was one of the first viable self contained cartridge designs, and remained a contender to the central & rimfire systems for much of the 19th century.

Gun Collecting: Antique, Inert, Deactivated or Blank Firing?

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 11 months ago 678 Views No comments

Collecting guns is a fantastic hobby, and each person's own tastes and desires varies wildly. Read on for some ideas of things to collect you might not have considered.

​The Final Word In Luxury – Antique Cased Pistol Sets

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 1 years ago 600 Views No comments

An unbeatable selection of antique cased pistol sets now available at Henry Krank.

Antique Revolvers Of All Kinds

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 1 years ago 271 Views No comments

A huge selection of antique revolvers available at Henry Krank now.

The Seven Barreled ‘Volley Gun’ by Henry Nock

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 2 years ago 6184 Views No comments

The seven barrelled Volley Gun, as made by Nock, is one of the most ferocious and recognisable guns from the Age of Sail. First invented by James Wilson in 1779, the volley gun saw service with the Royal Navy, and found some popularity with civilian goose hunters.

Classic Arms 1999 – An Antique Retrospective

By Jim Horrobin 2 years ago 1281 Views No comments

We found an old copy of Classic Arms from May 1999 that had some interesting articles in it. Nestled at the back on pages 36 and 37 was The London Arms Fair of 1999, the 62nd London Arms Fair to be precise.

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The Balkan Flintlock Pistol

By Tom Metcalf 3 months ago 855 Views No comments

The Balkan pistol is a unique style in European gunmaking, read on to find out more.

How to Value An Antique Gun

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 4 months ago 530 Views No comments

Found an antique gun or are looking to sell your collection but have no idea where to start? Read on.

Antique Wheellocks - Cutting Edge Technology

By Tom Metcalf 4 months ago 376 Views No comments

The Wheellock mechanism is one of the most facinating of all ignition systems, read on to find out more.

The UK Law On Antique Guns

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 5 months ago 1908 Views No comments

Collecting antique guns is popular in the UK, but can be tricky to navigate. Read on to find out what you can, and can't own as an antique.

Antique Crossbows - Medieval to Modern

By Tom Metcalf 5 months ago 828 Views No comments

Crossbows were a popular weapon throughout most of the last millenium, used by both militaries and sporting shooters alike. Read on to see how the crossbow evolved from a rudimentary tool into an elegant weapon for a more civilised age.

Things You Didn't Know About Antique Guns

By Tom Metcalf 5 months ago 723 Views No comments

Ever thought of collecting antique guns but don't know where to start? Read on to find out.

Queen Anne’s Revenge

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 7 months ago 1339 Views No comments

The majestic name of Queen Anne lends itself to multiple forms of 18th century elegance, and the famous Queen Anne pistol is no exception.

When One Just Won’t Do

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 9 months ago 764 Views No comments

Multi barrelled antique guns at Henry Krank.

The Wonderful Wheel Lock

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 9 months ago 443 Views No comments

The Wheel Lock is one of those unusual inventions which is absolutely ahead of it’s time.

Cannon – A Fantastic Centrepiece For Any Antiques Collection

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 11 months ago 207 Views No comments

Cannon are an unusual interest in the antique gun world, one you may not have considered before. Compared to some more exotic antique guns, cannon are relatively simple, and the interest therefore lies in their decorative and historical detail.

Premium Pepperbox Pistols

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 11 months ago 450 Views No comments

Premium Pepperbox Pistols now at Henry Krank & Co. We have the best range of Antique Pinfire Pistols anywhere.

The Best Fowling Pieces: Antique Shotguns & Muskets

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 11 months ago 967 Views No comments

The best fowling pieces now available at Henry Krank & Co. The shotgun is perhaps the most democratic gun ever made, a practical and often ornate gun for peasant or prince.

A Tool For Every Occasion: Antique Powder Flask & Accessories

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 11 months ago 230 Views No comments

A tool for every occasion, antique powder flasks and accessories now available at Henry Krank & Co.

Period Personal Pocket Pistols

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 11 months ago 537 Views No comments

The 19th century was abound with brigands, thieves, wild dogs and other dangers, and no self-respecting lady or gentleman about town would be complete without some form of small, personal arm to defend against sundry ne’er-do-wells.

​A Plethora Of Pinfires Available At Henry Krank

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 11 months ago 695 Views No comments

The Pinfire System was invented & patented by French firearms designer Casimir Lefaucheux in the 1830s, and was one of the first viable self contained cartridge designs, and remained a contender to the central & rimfire systems for much of the 19th century.

Gun Collecting: Antique, Inert, Deactivated or Blank Firing?

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 11 months ago 678 Views No comments

Collecting guns is a fantastic hobby, and each person's own tastes and desires varies wildly. Read on for some ideas of things to collect you might not have considered.

​The Final Word In Luxury – Antique Cased Pistol Sets

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 1 years ago 600 Views No comments

An unbeatable selection of antique cased pistol sets now available at Henry Krank.

Antique Revolvers Of All Kinds

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 1 years ago 271 Views No comments

A huge selection of antique revolvers available at Henry Krank now.

The Seven Barreled ‘Volley Gun’ by Henry Nock

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 2 years ago 6184 Views No comments

The seven barrelled Volley Gun, as made by Nock, is one of the most ferocious and recognisable guns from the Age of Sail. First invented by James Wilson in 1779, the volley gun saw service with the Royal Navy, and found some popularity with civilian goose hunters.

Classic Arms 1999 – An Antique Retrospective

By Jim Horrobin 2 years ago 1281 Views No comments

We found an old copy of Classic Arms from May 1999 that had some interesting articles in it. Nestled at the back on pages 36 and 37 was The London Arms Fair of 1999, the 62nd London Arms Fair to be precise.