9mm handguns are pretty common these days, but I’ll bet you’ve never seen these ones.
There are thousands of 9mm handguns on the market. Concealed carry permit holders, competitive shooters, and folks looking to protect their families and homes have embraced the cartridge thanks to it’s moderate recoil, excellent accuracy, and flat trajectory out to 50 yards.
9mm handguns are also the most popular sidearm for police and armed forces around the world.
Check out this video to see three 9mm handguns you might not have seen before.
It looks like the Major has a pretty sweet gun collection, along with a huge amount of knowledge of guns and their histories.
It’s interesting to see the evolution of 9mm service pistols, from totally impractical to a sidearm that is the worldwide standard.
In the second video of the series, we’ll learn how Iver-Johnson was ahead of their time in the 9mm handgun market and see a Colt prototype that’s like nothing you’ve ever seen before.
It’s amazing that these guns survived and are in such good condition. The history of the 9mm handgun seems to be in good hands thanks to collectors like those shown in these videos.
To see more strange and interesting 9mm handguns, along with other historical firearms, visit the NRA Sporting Arms Museum in Springfield, Missouri.