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The .40 Story

[…] to mind when we consider the development of the .40 Smith & Wesson cartridge, which emerged from the womb as a runaway […]

1917 Classics

In 1917 both the Colt and Smith & Wesson factories had large bore revolvers in their line-up. Colt’s was the New Service, […]

.44 Special DA Sixguns

In the closing days of 1908 Smith & Wesson brought forth a new sixgun which was destined to have great impact for […]

Grandpa’s Top-Breaks

[…] it discreetly. The first viable cartridge firing revolver was the Smith & Wesson Tip-Up, 7-shot, single action chambered in .22 Short. Before […]

The .41 Magnum Turns Gold

Instead of being offered in between the .357 and .44 Magnums as one would expect, S &W waited eight years […]

Handguns Of WWII Part 9

[…] the British could claim at least a small amount of credit for the advent of Smith & Wesson’s Model 1917 .45 Auto revolver.

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