Summer 2017 Feature: MERKEL

By on April 6, 2017
Upland Almanac feature on MERKEL

Story by Ernie Foster

An excerpt from MERKEL: Artisanal Gunmaking im the 21st Century…The industrial revolution made Germany the third-largest industrial nation in the world, and many of the craftsmen’s workshops turned into gun factories to serve both military and hunting purposes. Yet the Merkels always maintained a strict demarcation between military firearms and the “fine guns” that were richly adorned and elegantly designed.

 

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