Aug/Sept 2016

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On Sale: 29 Jul 2016

IN THIS ISSUE:

CORRESPONDENCE
Readers express their views on a variety of subjects covered in the magazine
THE FAGNUS REVOLVER
The distinctive guns of the Belgian gun maker, Alexandre Fagnus
UNIFORMS OF BRAZIL, PART 2
Part three of our series on the armies of the Triple Alliance in the Paraguayan War
JAMES PARIS LEE (COVER STORY)
Part one of our new ‘Men Behind the Guns’ series begins with the father of, amongst others, the Lee-Enfield
RAPIER FENCING IN GERMANY
How Spanish Rapier fencing changed as it made its way eastwards into Germany
PRINCE’S RIFLE
The story behind Frederick Prince’s mid-19th century breech loading rifle
WEBLEY-FOSBERY SELF LOADING REVOLVER
How service in India shaped Lieutenant Colonel George Fosbery’s vision for an automatic revolver
BAYONET BYTES
The story of Francis Bannerman, arms dealer extraordinaire, 1851-1918
GIRANDONI’S AIR RIFLE
How a repeating weapon using compressed air saw service in the Austrian army into the 19th century
SALEROOM
Details of auctions past and future across the UK, Europe and the USA
BOOK REVIEWS
The latest literary releases on a variety of subjects reviewed by Bill Harriman
AUCTIONS & EVENTS
Detailed listing of upcoming events for your diary over the coming months

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