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March 11, 2011

An Arsenal of Armaments

Filed under: Our Favorite Things — Adam Harris @ 11:16 am

Connecticut Arms Hammond Bulldog Derringer

Of over 300 firearms in the Minnesota Historical Society’s holdings, these highlights selected by collections assistant Sondra Reierson exemplify the breadth of the collection.  They span 250 years of gun making from flintlock to automatic and include long arms such as muskets, rifles and shotguns as well as handguns such as pistols, revolvers, pepperboxes and derringers.

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