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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 Of all the questions one can get asked about firearms, the most troublesome relate to value. In the collectible arms trade,...Read More
Civil War carbines

Civil War Carbines: The Lesser Known and Affordable

10/12/2018 By Brian Beck   If TV and movies are to be believed, civil war cavalry troops were always bravely charging the enemy head on...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 Publishing icon Robert E. Petersen is well-known in two...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   With a Sharps Rifle New Model 1859 that was issued to Berdan’s Sharpshooters available September 8th in our Premiere Firearms...Read More
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
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