Family Guns

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Original run: 12 Sep 2012 – 16 Nov 2012

Country of origin: US

Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Talent

Network: National Geographic Channel US

Watched by: 5 of 672 339 0%

Total running time: 6 hours 27 minutes

Episode duration: 43 minutes

MyShows rating: 4 of 5 1

Description

The Cranmers make their living from history, and that doesn't mean with books or in a classroom. They sell history, as in rare firearms and military artifacts. Family Guns opens the doors to International Military Antiques, a business owned and operated by the father-son duo Christian and Alex Cranmer. They buy, sell, trade and restore some of the world's rarest firearms, such as a $40,000 pistol from the Battle of Trafalgar and a $25,000 British Colonial cannon. In order to determine a weapon's actual worth, the IMA team test-fires it, a dangerous undertaking when dealing with a 200-year-old artillery piece. But if it works, the weapon's price can double.


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