Firearms, an important part of our history
There has seldom been a man made object that has had such an overwhelming influence on our
world in cultural, technical and historical respect, as firearms. Historical firearms are cultural assets and are worth
being treasured, collected and admired.
This website is an attempt to give an overview of the development of Muzzle Loaders in words, drawings and
The author obtained a considerable part of his experience by studying the construction of weapons, their
manufacturing process and functions. It is also important to understand the relevance of historical periods, their
style, sciences, handcrafts, materials and propellants.
The attempt of our armory is to give you in a clear and systematical way an insight into the technical development of
firearms and their technical details.