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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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