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hateful eight revolver

A Colt from "The Hateful Eight"

08/04/2017 By Joel Kolander   If you haven’t seen Quentin Tarentino’s The Hateful Eight, go see it right after you finish reading this article.  ...Read More
08-04-17
Engraved Colt Python Howard Dove

40 Colt Python Revolvers

08/03/2017 By Joel Kolander Also Read our blog Why is the Colt Python So Popular? And The Top 10 Colt Pythons   Everyone seems to be have...Read More
08-03-17
Rappahannock Forge flintlock pistol

The Flintlock Pistols of Rappahannock: The Forge that Armed America

07/27/2017 by Andrew Padavich Authentic Revolutionary War firearms are rare items to find. Examples fortunate enough to still exist are rapidly approaching 250 years in...Read More
07-27-17
Gary Cooper Smith & Wesson revolver

3 Smith & Wesson Revolvers with Famous Owners

07/21/2017 By Joel Kolander We all know the frequent lament of many a gun owner: “If only this gun could talk!” Often voiced when pining...Read More
07-21-17
Gun Auction facts

We Deal in Guns... and Facts Julias Gun Auction

07/20/2017 By Joel Kolander Julias, Maine Gun Auction In the marketing and advertising world, there is a lot of pride at stake over being “the...Read More
07-20-17
M1 Garand prices

M1 Garands Prices & Trends (with historical values)

07/11/2017 By Joel Kolander There are dozens of M1 Garands in the December 2018 Auction, price estimates from $900 - $55,000. Gas Trap, M1, M1C,...Read More
07-11-17
M1 with collimator sight

The Top 10 M1 Garand Rifles

07/07/2017 By Joel Kolander UPDATED 09/19/2018 Also read M1 Garand Prices & Trends   With Independence Day barely in our rearview, I thought it a...Read More
07-07-17
Marlin Model 336 lever action rifle

The Five Most Popular Hunting Guns. Ever.

06/21/2017 By Joel Kolander Search Gun Auction Catalog Lots of websites compile lists. "The Top 10 Concealed Carry Pieces" or "The 5 Reloading Tools You...Read More
06-21-17
Colt MK IV 70 Series pistol stag grips

The Barbecue Guns of Summer

06/14/2017 Written by Joel R. Kolander It's that magical time of year. You know the one, where the smoky aromas of briquettes, wood chips, and...Read More
06-14-17