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Gun Trade News some of the latest products to hit the market recently. MTC Prismatic ‘Atom’ MTC extended its innovative Prismatic range with its new super-wide-angle 10×30 ‘Atom’, debuting at the Northern Shooting Show back in May. The Atom offers

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GTN presents: New releases

The steady stream of new releases give us plenty to look forward to in the next few months. Lee Enfield SMLE  The Shooting Party have been working tirelessly for the past year preparing the key features of the Lee-Enfield SMLE

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Shooting chic

Is practical shooting rogue or vogue? Caroline Roddis takes on the tabloids to find out. I recently attended a lecture by George Osborne on his editorship of the Evening Standard. You’d be entirely right to question why I didn’t have

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Top guns with Jonathan Downs

Jonathan Downs feels the need – the need to look ahead to the next set of antique firearms auctions  Rock Island Moline, Illinois, USA, 3-5 May Rock Island has regular sales throughout the year but the big ones are the

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Point and Click

Social Media has altered the way we do everything. Even the gun trade, the steeped-in-history, grizzled, old, gun trade has bent a knee to the new king. Frequenters of Facebook will know that there are interest groups of all kinds

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Mexican Stand-Off

If only I had chosen my parents more carefully, I would have gone to Eton and joined the ruling class. If only Mexico could sort out the drug cartels, it would be a great country. It has 31 states and

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The Right To Bear Arms

I have often commented in this column that, in the UK, we have some of the strictest gun laws in the world. As such, I have always considered myself fortunate to have been a licence holder continuously since I was

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The Antiques Roadshow

A Panorama investigation into firearms was never going to be particularly comfortable viewing. And by comfortable, I mean something I could watch without my blood pressure climbing faster than a mountaineer pursued by a hungry bear. Entitled ‘Legal Weapon’, because

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FACS Hits 30 Year High

The number of firearms certificates in the UK is at its highest since 1988, new Home Office figures reveal. There were 157,581 FACs on issue on 31 March this year, an increase of 2 per cent on the previous year.

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Traders Face Odds Of ‘No-Deal’ Brexit

In August the government released 84 documents explaining preparations for a no-deal Brexit scenario. The governments explanatory papers offer advice on a range of issues, including rural businesses and the importing and exporting of firearms, however a customs broker has

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