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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

"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

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

Collector Firearms Showdown: Top 10 Colt Python Revolvers | Rock Island Auction

05/30/2018 By Joel Kolander Colt Python - These Are Some Of The Best Python Guns Sold At Auction   If you follow the¬†collector firearms¬†market, you... Read More

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

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

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

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

The Best Way to Sell Your Guns Online

04/06/2018 By Joel R. Kolander What is the best way to sell your guns online? Selling firearms can be a challenging process, especially if you... Read More