Pistol favored by those who fired the first shot at Lexington

Black Watch Scottish Metal Frame Flintlock Pistol

Fairfax, Virginia - Antique pistols were made for more than operational purposes. The special ones, those that found their way to the higher echelons in society, had a unique look as well. Such is the case for this week's subject of Curator's Corner - a Black Watch Scottish Metal Frame Flintlock Pistol.

"This is a gun that was very popular during the 18th century," explained NRA Museums Senior Curator Philip Schreier. "It's a British, all metal black watch Scottish Pistol.

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Get a jump on your spring gun cleaning with 42 piece kit

NRA Essentials Cleaning Kit
NRAstore™ Senior Merchandise Buyer Brian Evans dug up a cleaning kit ready to tackle an gun cleaning challenge ...

Fairfax, Virginia - Every shooter knows a clean firearm is essential to maximizing performance, accuracy and dependability. But piecing together a quality cleaning kit can be a tedious and expensive process.

Don’t worry, at the NRAstore, we did the work for you! Our Essentials+ Cleaning Kit comes with everything you need to clean handguns, rifles, shotguns and even modern sporting rifles.

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NRA branded collar and lead makes bold statement

The NRA Defender Dog Collar
NRA Store Merchandise Buyer Joe Garnreiter has a firm grip on an ideal something special you can grab for your favorite purebred pooch, mangy mutt or hunting companion ...

Fairfax, Virginia - A dog’s loyalty to his owner is unrivaled.

He aids you during your hunt, and – along with your firearm – he’s your first line of home defense. Come to think of it, it’s a lot like the loyalty NRA members have toward the Second Amendment. Wouldn’t it be great if you could treat your best friend, and support the NRA all at once?

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Mark IV .38 caliber Webley & Scott sings across the NRA News screen

War finish stamp on a Webley & Scott Mark IV .38 Revolver

Fairfax, Virginia - The last few weeks have been a little crazy around NRA Headquarters. After a week in Vegas for the 2015 SHOT Show and we headed up to Pennsylvania for the Great American Outdoor Show. Hence the delay in our Curator’s Corner updates … but that’s about to change.

First item on the agenda is to catch up with a real looker - last week’s episode on the Webley & Scott Mark IV .38 Revolver.

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A Watershed Development in Garment Technology

Conceal your firearm in the Highland Waxed Canvas and Leather Vest
The big man himself, NRAstore Sales Manager Dirk Grove, steps to the forefront with a stylish conceal carry option for sportsmen (and women) everywhere ...

21st century technology is amazing. But a few centuries-old methods can still compete in the modern world – and waxed canvas is one of them!

Developed in the British Isles during the mid-19th century, waxed canvas was widely used in the sailing industry, for sails and harsh weather garments. Its breathable, waterproof qualities were soon noticed and adopted by hunters and sportsmen who needed reliable protection from the elements.

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Case forms around your handgun and magazines to create a vacuum-like seal

NRA MAG-LOCK Pistol Case - open
NRA Store Merchandise Buyer Joe Garnreiter found a great solution for those of you looking for hard shell protection in a soft shell pistol case - take a gander at this one ...

Fairfax, Virginia - Your handguns deserve nothing more than the very best protection available.

Sure, an everyday pistol cases might prevent the occasional scratches and scuffs that are the regular wear and tear of every gun owner's life, but they offer little to no support in the event of drops, falls or tumbles.

Until you take the NRA Store's brand new MAG-LOCK Pistol Case into consideration that is.

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Free events, seminars and specials this weekend at Cabela's

NRA Weekend at Cabela's

Fairfax, Virginia - So what are you doing this weekend?

Yes, I know, those of you within a few hundred miles of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania will be making your way to the PA Farm Show Complex for the Great American Outdoor Show, but what about the rest of you? Looking for something that combines the NRA and the great outdoors? Then Cabela's is the place to be.

Go to any and every Cabela's this weekend and all new and current NRA members who join or renew their membership during NRA weekend will receive a $25 Cabela’s gift card. But that's just the beginning.

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Two wolves and a beaver top the 2014 Youth Wildlife Art Contest's youngest category

2014 George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest First Place Category I winner Jei Jeong

Fairfax, Virginia - More than 450 outstanding young artists from across the United States entered the 2014 George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest this past fall. With $7,000 in prizes on the line, students toiled away at their entries, trying to make them look just right for our panel of judges. Well, the contest judging has come and gone and after careful consideration the judges have selected the winners for each of the four grade-based categories. There are some truly amazing pieces from this fall's contest and we can't wait to share them with you. Without further ado, here are the winning entries from Category I:

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Coupons and discounts available at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex

NRA Store coupon for the Great American Outdoor Show

NRAstore™ Senior Merchandise Buyer Brian Evans has a special for those attending next week's Great American Outdoor Show ...

Fairfax, Virginia - Every February, hundreds of thousands make the pilgrimage to the Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, PA. It’s the largest sportsman’s show in the world, celebrating the shooting, hunting, fishing and outdoor traditions that are treasured by millions of Americans and their families.

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