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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
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
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
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
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
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"] Lot 166: Civil War American Machine Works Smith Breech Loading Percussion Carbine[/caption] If TV and movies...Read More
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