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When One Just Won’t Do

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 13 days ago 120 Views No comments

Multi barrelled antique guns at Henry Krank.

The Wonderful Wheel Lock

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 13 days ago 88 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 2 months ago 43 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 2 months ago 39 Views No comments

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

A Tool For Every Occasion: Antique Powder Flask & Accessories

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 3 months ago 112 Views No comments

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

The Best Fowling Pieces: Antique Shotguns & Muskets

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 3 months ago 89 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.

Period Personal Pocket Pistols

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 3 months ago 118 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 3 months ago 126 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 3 months ago 201 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 4 months ago 273 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 4 months ago 52 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 9 months ago 2830 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 1 years ago 1031 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.

Visiting the Royal Armouries Museum Leeds

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 1 years ago 1153 Views No comments

As the sister museum to the Tower of London and the only existing suit of armour built for an elephant, the Royal Armouries Museum is not to be missed if you are in the Leeds area visiting Henry Krank.

How To Sell Your Antique Gun

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 3 years ago 13455 Views No comments

If you are thinking about selling antiques but don't know where to get the best price, start by getting in touch with Henry Krank.

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When One Just Won’t Do

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 13 days ago 120 Views No comments

Multi barrelled antique guns at Henry Krank.

The Wonderful Wheel Lock

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 13 days ago 88 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 2 months ago 43 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 2 months ago 39 Views No comments

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

A Tool For Every Occasion: Antique Powder Flask & Accessories

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 3 months ago 112 Views No comments

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

The Best Fowling Pieces: Antique Shotguns & Muskets

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 3 months ago 89 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.

Period Personal Pocket Pistols

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 3 months ago 118 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 3 months ago 126 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 3 months ago 201 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 4 months ago 273 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 4 months ago 52 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 9 months ago 2830 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 1 years ago 1031 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.

Visiting the Royal Armouries Museum Leeds

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 1 years ago 1153 Views No comments

As the sister museum to the Tower of London and the only existing suit of armour built for an elephant, the Royal Armouries Museum is not to be missed if you are in the Leeds area visiting Henry Krank.

How To Sell Your Antique Gun

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 3 years ago 13455 Views No comments

If you are thinking about selling antiques but don't know where to get the best price, start by getting in touch with Henry Krank.