Firearms Manufacturers: Defunct Firearms Manufacturers, Llama Firearms, Astra-Unceta y CIA Sa, Winchester Repeating Arms Company, Iver Johnson
Author: Source Wikipedia
Publisher: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Release Date: August 13, 2011
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 42. Chapters: Defunct firearms manufacturers, Llama firearms, Astra-Unceta y Cia SA, Winchester Repeating Arms Company, Iver Johnson, Star Bonifacio Echeverria, Vickers-Armstrongs, Simson, Vickers Limited, Edward Maynard, Robert Adams, Meriden Firearms Co., Stevens Arms, CETME, William Tranter, Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken, E. Remington and Sons, DuBiel Arms Company, Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company, Charles-Francois Galand, London Armoury Company, Merwin Hulbert, Sportco, Hopkins & Allen, Intratec, Deutsche Werke, Arcadia Machine & Tool, S&T Daewoo, Nagant, S&T Dynamics, Ethan Allen, ASTAR. Excerpt: Llama Firearms officially known as Llama-Gabilondo y Cia SA was a Spanish arms company founded in 1904 under the name Gabilondo and Urresti. Its headquarters were in Eibar in the Basque Country, but they also had workshops during different times in Elgoibar and Vitoria. Llama manufactured moderate-priced revolvers and self-loading pistols in a bewildering variety of models. These were popular mainly in the European and Latin American export market, as well as domestically in Spain. RUBY Revolver in 32 S&W Long Gabilondo and Urresti was founded in 1904, but did not appear in the industrial census of Eibar until 1907 where it is listed as having four gunsmiths at work. In the period from 1908 to 1914, this doubled to eight. In 1912, the company was not one of the Eibar manufacturers involved in legal action against Fabrique National so it can be assumed that they had not yet begun to sell self-loading pistols based on the Browning patents. Gabilondo and Urresti initially made copies of Nagant revolvers in 7.62mm Nagant and 8mm Lebel(these lacked the "gas seal" feature of the originals); as well as Colt New Service, and Velodog-style revolvers under their own brand. The firm also produced parts for other companies. The Velodo...