Gun Blog

Rollin White's Patent Problems

Guest Post 02/08/2019 Patent infringement is an age-old problem, and the firearms industry is not immune to its troubles. One of the most important design... Read More

3 Reliable Ways to Find Used Guns for Sale

Guest Post 02/06/2019 As a collector of antique firearms, finding reliable sources to purchase used guns for sale is challenging. While your local gun or big box stores offer... Read More

The Savage Model 99

By Danielle Hollembaek 01/31/2019 Very few firearms can claim the rare feat of being manufactured for over 100 years. With the constant evolution and competition... Read More

5 Gun Auction Myths That You Should Ignore

Guest Post 01/29/2019 A gun auction is a fantastic way to buy and sell unique weapons. Auctions allow collectors to find rare and special items,and explore a huge range... Read More

Pettengill: The Civil War's Only Hammerless Revolver

1/25/2019 Guest Blog Countless revolver variations found their way into the hands of soldiers, both North and South, during the Civil War. From the diminutive... Read More

The Pepperbox Pistol

By Danielle Hollembaek 01/16/2019 Small, inexpensive, and effective for self-defense are three characteristics that made the “pepperbox” revolver highly desirable in the civilian market during... Read More

The Colt Burgess Rifle and Samuel Colt

  01/11/2019 By: Joel Kolander     Samuel Colt is often remembered as much for his business sense and marketing prowess as he was for... Read More

Top 10 Guns of 2018

01/04/2018 By Danielle Hollembaek 2018 has finally come to a close, and it was a HUGE year for Rock Island Auction Company. Throughout the entire... Read More

Evolution of an Icon: Winchester Lever-Action Rifles

12/26/2018 Guest Post   Established in 1866 in New Haven, Connecticut, Winchester Repeating Arms Company has made some of the most visually and culturally iconic... Read More