This single shot rifle, weighing 22 pounds, was associated with Henry Morton Stanley, explorer/journalist who traveled through Africa in search of Dr. Livingston. Stanley finally located Livingston near the shore of what is today Lake Tanganika. The expedition lasted nine months. The rifle is stamped on the tang — H.M. Stanley. The Henry Morton Stanley Rifle can be seen at the NRA National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Virginia.
This rifle was associated with H.M. Stanley who traveled through Africa in search of Dr. Livingston.
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May 16th, 2011Colt Single-Action Army Revolver
Known as the "peacemaker" for its widespread use among soldiers, settlers, gunslingers and peace officers.
Union veterans Col. William C. Church and Gen. George Wingate formed the NRA in 1871.
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