“George Washington’s favorite pistol was made in London in 1748 by Hawkins, one of the best known gunmakers of the period,” the repro [non-firing] gunmakers at atlantacutlery.com report. “It still survives as a national treasure. Elegant in its design, the gun combines simple, clean lines with tasteful silver decoration.” The good folks at SIG SAUER reckon . . .
That this is the gun that George Washington would carry today. Yes, well, firearms are prohibited in the current home of the federal government, Washington. D.C. — unless a politician’s willing to jump through the hoops erected by the anti-gunners running the nation’s capitol.
Then again, if we’re talking about George Washington alive today as President, he’d be surrounding by armed security. Wait. Does Donald Trump still carry a gun? I’m so confused! Anyway . . .
What would George Washington carry?