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Wild West Guns

Wild West Guns

In the annals of American history, few periods capture the imagination quite like the Wild West. A time of pioneering spirit, lawlessness, and gold prospecting, it’s also a period that its firearms helped define. Whether a pistol, rifle, or shotgun, Wild West guns are synonymous with this 19th-century period in our country’s history. This was […]

Wild Bill Hickok

Wild Bill Hickok: A Wild West Original

Born James Butler Hickok, everyone remembers him as “Wild Bill.” Many consider him the first famous gunfighter of the American West. During his relatively short life, he worked as a gold prospector, bodyguard, killer, lawman, army scout, gambler, and showman. He also met or worked with some of the Old West’s most famous (and infamous) […]