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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.
Ever thought of collecting antique guns but don't know where to start? Read on to find out.
The majestic name of Queen Anne lends itself to multiple forms of 18th century elegance, and the famous Queen Anne pistol is no exception.
Multi barrelled antique guns at Henry Krank.
The Wheel Lock is one of those unusual inventions which is absolutely ahead of it’s time.
Premium Pepperbox Pistols now at Henry Krank & Co. We have the best range of Antique Pinfire Pistols anywhere.
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.
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.
An unbeatable selection of antique cased pistol sets now available at Henry Krank.
A huge selection of antique revolvers available at Henry Krank now.
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.
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.