A Look At the Classic Guns Of Peaky Blinders

03/19/19 8:00 AM | by

A Look At the Classic Guns Of Peaky Blinders

With Season 5 of the British period crime drama Peaky Blinders soon to be released, how about a look at the guns in the show? Set in Birmingham, England from 1919 onward, the series features lots of revolvers, and Jonathan Ferguson, Keeper of Firearms & Artillery at the Royal Armouries, covers those in the above video.

The show uses lots of WWI-era hardware besides the various wheel guns and has a list of cameos from pistols by Colt, FN, Mauser, and Luger as well.

For those more special moments when a handgun is just too much of an understatement, on-screen time is dedicated to German potato masher grenades, Lewis light machine guns, Lee-Enfield rifles and a few early sub guns like the Thompson and Bergmann MP 18, thus:

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