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A.A. White engraved Colt revolver

Colt Single Action Army Revolvers Master Engraved

11/21/2018 Guest Blog View all of our Single Action Army Revolvers in the December gun auction. I don’t think I’m exaggerating when I say that...Read More
11-20-18
Gold Smith & Wesson No. 3 Target revolver

Smith & Wesson New Model No. 3 - Big Guns and Big Names

Guest Post 11/16/2018 View all Smith & Wesson Revolvers in the December Premiere Auction [caption id="attachment_20882" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Lot 2265: Rare and Historic Factory Engraved...Read More
11-14-18
Winchester Model 42 shotgun

Winchester Model 42 Shotgun Factory Engraved

Guest Blog 11/09/2018 Search Our Current Catalog For All Shotguns Winchester has produced some of the most iconic rifles and shotguns of all time. From...Read More
11-06-18
snaphance pistols, Italian

How To Identify Antique Firearm Locks

By Seth Isaacson 10/31/2018 [caption id="attachment_20523" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Lot 3195: Exceptional Cased Deluxe Factory Exhibition Quality Engraved, Etched, and Gold Accented Massachusetts Arms Co. Wesson...Read More
11-01-18
cased Beaumont-Adams revolver

The Beaumont-Adams Revolver: An Impresive Intersection

10/26/2018 Guest Blog [caption id="attachment_20421" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Lot 3349: William & John Rigby Retailer Cased and Marked London Armory Co. Beaumont-Adams Double Action Percussion Revolver[/caption]...Read More
10-26-18
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"] Lot 166: Civil War American Machine Works Smith Breech Loading Percussion Carbine[/caption] If TV and movies...Read More
10-09-18
Colt Woodsman First Series

Colt Woodsman Pistols at Auction ‘Museum-Quality’

10/05/2018 Guest Post Colt Woodsman Pistols From The Robert E. Petersen Collection December 2018 Premiere Firearms Auction [caption id="attachment_19852" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Lot 351: Excellent Pre-World War II...Read More
10-04-18