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French percussion dueling pistols

What is a Dueling Pistol?

08/16/2018 By Seth Isaacson The tradition of dueling, particularly with pistols, has been a popular topic of discussion in the last several years due in...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
M5A1 Stuart Light Tank

"Tanks, Jeeps, & Armor... Oh My!" RIAC Military Vehicles

07/20/2018 By Joel Kolander Unless you've been completely ignoring our social media accounts, you're probably aware that we have some pretty fantastic military vehicles coming...Read More
07-20-18
Schermuly rocket pistol

The Schermuly Pistol Rocket Apparatus

06/08/2018 By Joel Kolander If a firearm is unusual enough, it enters into that special place of "curiosa": the Gyrojet, harmonica guns, duckfoot pistols, cane...Read More
06-08-18
Exhibition engraved Colt Python Howard Dove

The Top 10 Colt Python Revolvers

05/30/2018 By Joel Kolander   Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you've seen the explosive rise in Colt Python prices over the past few...Read More
06-01-18
Lindsay two shot hammers

Four Unusual Civil War Era Innovations In Firearm Design

05-22-2018 By Joel Kolander   If you're a student of firearms history, then we don't need to tell you that the 19th century was rife...Read More
05-25-18
New Haven Arms Volcanic pistol

Brass Framed Beauties

05/18/2018 By Joel R. Kolander There is a lot of misinformation floating around about firearms that utilize so-called "brass" in their construction. First and foremost...Read More
05-18-18
factory engraved Winchester 1887 shotgun

Is This the Finest Factory Engraved Winchester 1887 Shotgun Ever?

By Joel R. Kolander 05-11-2018   One of the firearms on my bucket list is a Winchester Model 1887 shotgun. They're big, distinct, beautiful, pack...Read More
05-09-18
Colt Dragoon revolver

Colt Dragoon: History and Variations

04/25/2018 By Joel Kolander Early Colts have been hot commodities in the auction world for some time now, and RIAC's world record sale of a...Read More
04-27-18