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The Balkan Flintlock Pistol

By Tom Metcalf 5 months ago 1017 Views No comments

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

Antique Crossbows - Medieval to Modern

By Tom Metcalf 6 months ago 976 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.

Cannon – A Fantastic Centrepiece For Any Antiques Collection

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 1 years ago 230 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 1 years ago 498 Views No comments

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

Period Personal Pocket Pistols

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 1 years ago 599 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 1 years ago 817 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.

The Seven Barreled ‘Volley Gun’ by Henry Nock

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 2 years ago 6502 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 1332 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.

How To Sell Your Antique Gun

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 4 years ago 25250 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.

Posts tagged 'Antiques'

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The Balkan Flintlock Pistol

By Tom Metcalf 5 months ago 1017 Views No comments

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

Antique Crossbows - Medieval to Modern

By Tom Metcalf 6 months ago 976 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.

Cannon – A Fantastic Centrepiece For Any Antiques Collection

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 1 years ago 230 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 1 years ago 498 Views No comments

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

Period Personal Pocket Pistols

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 1 years ago 599 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 1 years ago 817 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.

The Seven Barreled ‘Volley Gun’ by Henry Nock

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 2 years ago 6502 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 1332 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.

How To Sell Your Antique Gun

By Tom Metcalf-Jackson 4 years ago 25250 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.