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Schermuly rocket pistol

The Schermuly Pistol Rocket Apparatus

06/08/2018 By Joel Kolander If a firearm is unusual enough, it enters into that special place of "curiosa": the Gyrojet, harmonica guns, duckfoot pistols, cane...Read More
06-08-18
Exhibition engraved Colt Python Howard Dove

The Top 10 Colt Python Revolvers

05/30/2018 By Joel Kolander   Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you've seen the explosive rise in Colt Python prices over the past few...Read More
06-01-18
Lindsay two shot hammers

Four Unusual Civil War Era Innovations In Firearm Design

05-22-2018 By Joel Kolander   If you're a student of firearms history, then we don't need to tell you that the 19th century was rife...Read More
05-25-18
New Haven Arms Volcanic pistol

Brass Framed Beauties

05/18/2018 By Joel R. Kolander There is a lot of misinformation floating around about firearms that utilize so-called "brass" in their construction. First and foremost...Read More
05-18-18
factory engraved Winchester 1887 shotgun

Is This the Finest Factory Engraved Winchester 1887 Shotgun Ever?

By Joel R. Kolander 05-11-2018 [caption id="attachment_15553" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Lot 6000: Extremely Scarce Factory Engraved and Monogrammed Winchester Model 1887 Deluxe Lever Action Shotgun with...Read More
05-09-18
Colt Dragoon revolver

Colt Dragoon: History and Variations

04/25/2018 By Joel Kolander Early Colts have been hot commodities in the auction world for some time now, and RIAC's world record sale of a...Read More
04-27-18
Liberator-pistol-with-box

The Best Way to Sell Your Guns Online

04/06/2018 By Joel R. Kolander   What is the best way to sell your guns online? Sometimes you have to sell a gun. Most of...Read More
04-04-18
Bowie knives of Robert Berryman

Spectacular Swords & Blades

03/23/2018 By Joel R. Kolander A fine arms collection often consists of more than just firearms. Advertising materials, ammunition, cases, factory documents, and accoutrements often...Read More
03-23-18

4 Guns: The Finest Known of Their Kind

  03/16/2018 By Joel R. Kolander When you declare something "the best" you better come with the goods to back it up. Usually the best...Read More
03-16-18