NRA News' Cam & Company brings the British Short Magazine on for Curator's Corner

Schreier holds the British SMLE Mk III Bolt Action Rifle at the National Firearms Museum

For this week’s edition of Curator’s Corner, NRA Museums Senior Curator Philip Schreier decided to reach back into history. Back into the Egyptian coastal city of El Alamein. 1942 as Montgomery led the 8th Army against the forces of Rommel. At the side of most British soldiers was the Short Magazine Lee-Enfield Mk III.

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An experimental, futuristic, space age pistol from the days of Neil Armstrong

The MB Associates Gyrojet Mark I Pistol at the National Firearms Museum

Fairfax, Virginia - During the early days of space travel, Americans were flush with a need for futuristic products. Flying cars like they saw on the Jetsons, transporters from Star Trek, and ray guns from Buck Rogers. While none of those products have yet come to light, there was one particular item during the golden age of the Apollo astronauts that came out right on schedule. The MB Associates Gyrojet Mark I Pistol.

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Plated Taurus Model 85 provides backbone for Joss Whedon's iconic captain sidearm

A Moses Brothers Self-Defense Engine Frontier Model B at the National Firearms Museum

Fairfax, Virginia - Ask folks round here about their favorite Western and you'll get everything from The Wild Bunch to Unforgiven to The Magnificent Seven and High Noon. Ask the right folks, as in yours truly, and you'll hear title most over the age of 35 barely knew existed - Serenity.

Here's the Reader's Digest version:

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Double-barreled shotgun inlaid with gold, silver, along with demons and imps

Devil's Shotgun - 1849 double-barreled percussion shotgun from France

Fairfax, Virginia - Fans of Curator's Corner know they've been missing an important part of the segment for weeks now - Senior Curator Philip Schreier. Schreier has been waiting in the wings while NRA Museums Director Jim Supica took viewers on a tour of the Tulsa Gun Show. But now Phil is back ... and he's back with a bang.

Fresh from the Petersen Gallery we bring you the Devil's Shotgun.

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Come to the NRA watch our top gun guys in action

NRA's Gun Gurus set inside NRA headquarters

Fairfax, Virginia - By now you've probably heard of NRA's Gun Gurus. Mr. Jim Supica and Mr. Philip Schreier of the NRA Museums. For the past three seasons you've watched as they've traveled from one end of the United States to the other reviewing firearms, telling their history and placing a value on that treasured heirloom.

Now they're doing something different.

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NRA Gun Gurus coming back to the Outdoor Channel this fall - video

Special 1911 pistol made for NRA-ILA by Andy's Custom Guns in Colorado

Indianapolis, Indiana - There was a lot going on at the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits this year in Indianapolis. We had the Wall of Guns, a special seminar by Detroit's own Ted Nugent, The Annual Meeting of Members, and a live taping of NRA's Gun Gurus for the Outdoor Channel.

Presented by Henry, the show covers NRA Museums' Director Jim Supica and Senior Curator Philip Schreier as "travel across the country, making stops at the NRA National Firearms Museum ... read more about the latest developments on Outdoor Channel's NRA Gun Gurus ...

Presidential firearms catch spotlight with actor Joe Mantegna

A full look at Theodore Roosevelt's 1894 Winchester lever action riflePresident Theodore Roosevelt's suppressed 1894 Winchester lever action rifle

Fairfax, Virginia - The crew from Outdoor Channel's Gun Stories spends about a week at the National Rifle Association every spring. With host and A-list actor Joe Mantegna at the ready, each episode concentrates on one specific gun. Here's a description from their website:

Gun Stories takes viewers through a firearm’s history, from the heart of the design through its use on the range... Find out more about Roosevelt's Rifles on Gun Stories ...

Find out what should be on your agenda for Thursday at the NRA Convention

The 2014 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Indianapolis, Indiana

Indianapolis, Indiana - Whether you want to call it a prequel or a soft opening, the 143 Annual Meetings & Exhibits of the National Rifle Association kicks off today at 2:00pm in the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis. WIth a guest list expect to land somewhere between the 70,000 and 80,000 range, you can't begin to image what's lined up for the bit long weekend. But for Thursday, however, there are four specific events to keep your eye on.

First is on-site registration.

If you want to go inside, if you want to see the Exhibit Hall, if you want to take part in the NRA Convention then you have to register first. Just make sure you have your ID along with an NRA membership number you will be all set for a long weekend of fun.

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Remington Rifle won at NRA match, donated back to the Association

View of the Remington Model 1871 Rolling Block rifle from the sights to the stock

Fairfax, Virginia - Last week we told you about the first gun to make it into the NRA Museum's official collection. A Remington Model 1871 Rolling Block Rifle. Ever wonder what baby looked like? Well wonder no more.

"This rifle, a beautiful Remington Rolling Block, is one of 20,000 purchased by the United State Military back in the 1870s," said Senior Curator Philip Schreier. "But the real story is where rest of them landed."

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