The Pope Brothers “Rifle” air pistol with that distinctive duck’s head trigger. Manufactured between 1874 and 1878 in Boston, Massachusetts. A full article on this historic air pistol and the man behind it can be read here.
In March 2016, I was asked by Danny Garvin of the Vintage Airgun Gallery, if I would write an article for Issue 3 of the Airgun Collector, an online magazine full of wonderful vintage airguns and superbly written articles. I was honoured to be included amongst such highly acclaimed authors and collectors. Danny’s introduction for the article seems a good place to start this article… Continue reading “Albert Augustus Pope and The Pope Brothers Rifle Air Pistol (1874-1878)”