Baby Browning (1909)

June 21, 1909
The application for a patent on a 25 caliber semi-automatic pistol was filed.
It has been manufactured and sold by both FN and Colt.
It was part of the Browning Arms Company line from 1955 to 1969.

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Russia Sends 100,000 AK47 to Venezuela (2005)

May 17, 2005
Russia and Venezuela signed a contract for 100,000 Russian assault rifles to be provided to the South American nation.

Am I the only one that wants a Venezuelan AK ?

#GunWebsites #AK47

Luger P08 Patented (1904)

Luger P08 (Parabellum)
9mm pistol

Patented on March 1st, 1904
By Georg Johann Luger

He was also the designer of the Luger pistol and the 9×19mm Parabellum cartridge.

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1911 Patented Today (1911)

1911 was patented on Feb 14, 1911

The 1911 was formally adopted by the Army on March 29, 1911, when it was designated Model of 1911, later changed to Model 1911, in 1917, and then M1911, in the mid-1920s.

The story goes, at the end of 1910, John Browning shot Six thousand rounds from a single pistol over the course of two days. When the gun began to grow hot, it was simply immersed in water to cool it. The Colt gun passed with no reported malfunctions


.40 S&W cartridge debuted

.40 S&W cartridge debuted
January 17, 1990
Smith & Wesson developed the new cartridge for the Model 4006 pistol

#40SW #40Guy #SoGladItsNot9mm #ReadyToStepUpYourGame ?