Founded in 1975.
Now in our 46th year serving our loyal customer base of over 34000, who appreciate great value and superb service.
Supplying Deactivated Guns, Knives, Bayonets, Military Pattern Swords, Antique Weapons, Armour and Militaria via our Specialist Mail Order Service with 30 day money back guarantee.
3 Full Colour Catalogues every year, extensive Website and over 20 Exhibitions.
Leslie H. A. Rawlins
1945 - 2020
Les’ passion for antiques and weapons started at the age of 7 when his sister gave him a P14 bayonet
for his birthday. He continued to buy antique guns with his pocket money and when at the age of
16 he joined his parents’ furniture business, he soon converted the store to an antique gun shop.
In 1969 he joined Weller & Dufty in Birmingham as a weapons cataloguer and later conducted the
auctions. His first trip to India in 1974 started a journey of discovery, literally knocking at Palace
gates and finding wonderful things. He always called India his second home. He brought back
Armouries of antique guns, swords, daggers, bayonets, fine old English Sporting guns and
much more. The rest is history.
A Tribute from the DWA can be read on the "Deactivation News" link above