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FG42 paratrooper rifle

The Top 10 Machine Guns With Sale Prices

10/12/2018 By Joel Kolander   Ever since we published (and recently updated) our post on the Top 10 M1 Garand rifles sold by Rock Island Auction...Read More
10-12-18
Wilson Arms Drop In Machine Gun Auto Sear

NFA Machine Guns and the Collector's Market

10/11/2018 By Ryan Sullivan [caption id="attachment_19979" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Lot 1384: Registered Transferable British STEN Mark II Submachine Gun with Accessories and "Battle Damage", BATFE NFA/Class...Read More
10-11-18
Civil War carbines

Civil War Carbines: The Lesser Known and Affordable

10/12/2018 By Brian Beck   [caption id="attachment_19974" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Civil War American Machine Works Smith Breech Loading Percussion Carbine[/caption] If TV and movies are to...Read More
10-09-18
Colt Woodsman First Series

Colt Woodsman Pistols at Auction ‘Museum-Quality’

10/05/2018 By Logan Metesh Colt Woodsman Pistols From The Robert E. Petersen Collection December 2018 Premiere Firearms Auction [caption id="attachment_19852" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Excellent Pre-World War II Colt...Read More
10-04-18
Winchester Model 75 Bolt Action Target Rifle

Old Guns with New Life

By Eric Hung for Pew Pew Tactical 10/05/2018   Collectors love old guns. Sometimes it is their historical value, other times it is their interesting...Read More
10-02-18
engraved Colt Single Action Army revolvers

Colt Single Action Army: Why You Want 2nd & 3rd Gen

09/28/2018 Written by Brian Beck   Colt Single Action Army Revolvers You Should Give a Second... or Maybe Third Look See what I did there?...Read More
09-25-18
Berdan Sharps rifle Civil War

The Sharps Rifle of Berdan's Sharpshooters

08/30/2018 By Brian Beck [caption id="attachment_18608" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Lot 1183: Civil War Era Sharps Rifle New Model 1859 Percussion Military Rifle Potentially Issued to the...Read More
08-30-18
French percussion dueling pistols

What is a Dueling Pistol?

08/16/2018 By Seth Isaacson [caption id="attachment_18340" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Lot 3151: Cased Pair of French Dueling Pistols with Accessories[/caption] The tradition of dueling, particularly with pistols,...Read More
08-17-18
WWI Remington Model 10 trench gun

Collecting: The Trench Gun

07/27/2018 By Joel Kolander Trench guns hold a fascination with collectors and a "cool factor" all their own. But why? Is it simply because they...Read More
07-26-18