Frommer 1901 Pistol (Video)

November 26, 2016 Ian McCollum 19

Rudolf Frommer was a self-taught engineer and firearms designer who worked his way up through the FEG concern in Budapest to eventually hold the position of CEO. During this time he developed a series of […]


RIA: Steyr-Hahn Pistol Variations

June 2, 2016 Ian McCollum 34

The Steyr-Hahn is one of the less glamorized pistols used in WWI, despite being made in quite large numbers (250,000-313,000, depending on who you read). The gun is an interesting mix of features, including bits […]

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Semiauto pistol

Slow Motion: Fémáru 37M

October 16, 2014 Ian McCollum 9

The Frommer/Femaru 37M was the last in the line of handguns designed by Rudolf Frommer. The 37M was a single-action blowback pistol chambered for .380, although it was also purchased by Germany in .32 ACP […]

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Krnka 1895 Semiauto Pistol at RIA

August 26, 2014 Ian McCollum 13

This prototype 1895 Krnka automatic pistol is another of the items up for sale at the upcoming Rock Island Premier Auction. This pistol, serial number 7, was the first in the developmental line that led […]