IN THIS ISSUE: • The history of London Colts – The story of how iconic American arms manufacturer, Samuel Colt, tried to break the British market. • Seeing double – Amazing pictures of a 16th century double wheellock. • East and West Africa – Medals from the 'Scramble for Africa'. • Heralding the past – How heraldic devices help identify a gun. • Argentinian uniforms – The penultimate part of our major series. • Bayonet Bytes – Swedish Remington 'rolling block' rifles. • Curved blades – The sabre's use in European cavalry. PLUS Book reviews, latest auction news, full UK events listing.