New article on Dellazoppa Frères, a hardware trading company that was founded in Paris, France in 1871 by François and Jean Dellazoppa. The company operated in Paris, Buenos Aires, and Brussels during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and produced a range of hardware and related products including metallic such as .


Here is a great post for @militaryhistory

Wrote a new article on the a collection of three German-language printed in America by the Saur family in the 1740s-1770s. The third edition played a role in the American Revolutionary , as British soldiers used its pages to make paper !

Hello all! Here is my post.

I am a and of early 19th century breech-loading .

I have a special interest in and firearms and research everything about them from their use in to and all about the intricacies of the various manufacturers.

I am a director in the International Ammunition Association and a member of the American Society of Arms Collectors.


In the 1980s, the company, Spalek’Arm, owned by a Frenchman named Christophe Spalek of Le Cergne, France made a line of and made of plastic! 145 years after their invention!


All about firearms! New and old!