He had nine guns. Why does one man need nine guns? One, okay. A pistol and a shotgun/rifle, fine. NINE?
I guess I could almost see having nine guns if one was a collector. Maybe.
I won’t have any. Even my brevet captain’s .58 caliber muzzle-loader is not welcome in this house and it can’t fire any more. I hate guns.
His officer’s sword, on the other hand…
But back to your point Jack, NO private citizen needs nine guns. That’s an arsenal.