First guns in world’s history

If guns didn’t existed, murders would be less numerous around the world in the past and today. But development of modern weapons started in 1364, with the first recorded use of firearm and ending in 1892 with the introduction of automatic handguns.

Let’s see the first, most important guns in world’s history and how they evaluated trough time.

1. Medieval hand cannon, 1350

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2. Double-barreled wheellock pistol circa, 1540-1545First-guns in-world’s-history-2

3. Matchlock musket, 16th-17th centuryFirst-guns in-world’s-history-3

4. Matchlock musket, 19th centuryFirst-guns in-world’s-history-4

5. Lavish flintlock pistol, 1800-1801

Working Title/Artist: Pair of flintlock pistols Department: Arms & Armor Culture/Period/Location: HB/TOA Date Code: 10 Working Date: 1800-1801 photographed by mma in 1993, transparency 3b scanned by film & media 7/23/04 (phc)

6. U.S. model flintlock pistol, 1816First-guns in-world’s-history-6

7. Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver, 1825First-guns in-world’s-history-7

8. Civil War-era Colt Revolver, 1835First-guns in-world’s-history-8

9. Spencer Repeating Rifle, 1863First-guns in-world’s-history-9

10. The Winchester rifle emerges, 1873First-guns in-world’s-history-10

11. First automatic pistol, 1892First-guns in-world’s-history-11