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Springfield Armory Guns Dates Back to 1777

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Some of the most popular carry guns on the market today are Springfield Armory handguns. They make something for almost everyone, handgun-wise, and the weapons they make are known for being accurate, reliable, and for also delivering quite a good amount of value for money.

At Spider Concealment, we offer handmade custom KYDEX gun holsters to fit your Springfield Armory firearm.

History of Springfield Armory

The Springfield Armory was located in the city of Springfield, Massachusetts from 1777 until its closing in 1968 as the primary center for the manufacture of United States military firearms. One of the first factories in the United States dedicated to the production of weapons it was also the first federal Armory.

In 1852, Horace Smith and Daniel Baird Wesson founded the Smith & Wesson Company in Norwich, Connecticut in 1852 to develop the Volcanic rifle. Wesson stayed on as plant manager with Volcanic Repeating Arms and Smith left the Smith & Wesson Company and returned to his native Springfield, Massachusetts.

In 1974 Bob Reese rescued the Springfield Armory firearms manufacturer. The company has gone on to be a four-time recipient of the National Rifle Association (NRA) American Rifleman's Golden Bullseye award.

See the timeline history section to see what happened after 1974.

Timeline History

Here is a timeline history of the Springfield Armory legacy:


George Washington ordered the creation of Springfield Armory to store ammunition and gun carriages for the American Revolutionary Way


The Armory began manufacturing muskets for a young country. For the next 150 years, it functioned as a supplier for every major American conflict as well as a “think tank” for new firearm concepts.


The U.S. Government closed Springfield Armory citing budgetary concerns.


A passionate family named Reese rescued not only the name “Springfield Armory®,” but the philosophy that drove it for centuries.


With the new century, SA introduced the new XD® pistol which would change the world of handguns forever.


The introduction of the XD(M)® series of pistols.


Introducing the XD-S® Single Stack which is a small but powerful pistol which revolutionized the world of concealed carry with an impossibly small and amazingly easy to shoot design chambered in .45 ACP and followed it with the 9mm in 2013.


13 years after the first polymer pistol from Springfield Armory hit the market, the XD Mod.2® made its debut with a new perspective in mind.


An entirely new platform for Springfield Armory, the SAINT™ AR-15 is a premium, features-packed rifle that elevates operation from muzzle to buttstock. The inspiration behind the SAINT AR-15 was born of the desire to build a rifle with upgrades that come standard on even our entry-level model. The expansion of the SAINT AR-15 line has included the SAINT Edge, and the SAINT Pistol.


With the announcement of the XD-E, Springfield Armory entered the market of DA/SA hammer-fired polymers. It features a single stack design, ambidextrous thumb safety/decocker, low-effort slide and exposed hammer that clearly shows gun mode. New shooter or skilled operator, the XD-E offers multiple modes of carry for your personal preference.


The newest platform to be offered by Springfield Armory is the most concealable pistol the company currently produces. With the feel of a 1911 scaled down to a pocket-friendly size, users don’t have to compromise shootability for concealability making it the best gun in its class.


Springfield Armory’s best-selling pistol, the XD-S, begins a new generation of improved ergonomics with the introduction of the XD-S Mod.2. Providing the optimum grip and feel you need, it’s the smallest gun in its class with the evolution and improvements in .45ACP.


Springfield Armory has a large variety of products that include Ar-15, M1A, 911, XD-S, XD-E, XD, XD(M), 1911 and custom pistols. For a list of these firearm products with details, check here. They also sell apparel, gear, décor, drinkware, gifts, magazines and sale items at their online shop.

Springfield Kydex holsters

If you are looking for a Kydex holster to fit your Springfield weapon, check our extensive inventory to find the perfect holster for you.

Dealer opportunities

At Spider Concealment, we support our dealers by stocking our holsters in your shop. We have great discounts for our dealers! If you are interested in a dealership arrangement, give us a call at 813-244-6993 or email us at

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Spider Concealment offers handmade custom KYDEX gun holsters for your Glock, Smith and Wesson, Sig Sauer, Ruger, Springfield, Heckler and Koch and 1911’s. Our goal is to provide our customers with quality IWB (inside the waistband) and OWB (outside the waistband) KYDEX holsters for prices that will not break the bank. We have FREE shipping on all of our orders.

We are a small family-based company located in Florida. We provide the best KYDEX holsters made and designed right here in the USA with lifetime warranties. We will do anything we can to earn your business and make you a customer for life. Give us a call at 813-244-6993 or email us at any time with questions or concerns.

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