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The Life of a Gun Collector, Part II

01-24-14 By Joel R. Kolander As covered in the first segment of this series, there are different stages to collecting. Despite the fact that there... Read More

The Life of a Gun Collector, Part I

01-10-14 By Joel R. Kolander Gun Collector Tips From The Pros The sun is rising, warming the cool morning air, and providing a halo for... Read More

Early Winchester Rifles in Our Regional Auction

Joel Kolander 12/19/2013 Our December Premiere Auction has just finished and while we'd love to bask in its results for a little while there are... Read More

Relics of the Reich

Joel Kolander 11/22/2013 More often that not, if someone wants to see an important or unique item from history, they have to go to a... Read More

The Unsung Trapdoor Rifle

10-25-13 By Joel Kolander In terms of American military long arms very little attention is given to a predecessor of the much heralded M1903 and... Read More

5 Things You Might Not Know About Antique Firearms

06-20-13 By Joel Kolander On any given news day, one sure hears an awful lot about modern guns.  The term "assault weapons" gets thrown around... Read More

The Pedersen Device

03-15-13 By Joel Kolander We here at RIAC love Winchester rifles and rightly so.  Only one manufacturer can claim the title "the gun that won the West,"... Read More