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Hi-Standard Christmas gun ad

Gun Ads from Christmases Past

December 24, 2014 By Joel Kolander (Note: This story originally appeared December 24, 2014, on our original blog. This holiday season seems as good a...Read More
12-16-16
Sedgley Glove Gun

The Sedgley Glove Gun as Seen in "Inglourious Basterds"

12/07/2016 By Joel Kolander Here's a gun that any Quentin Tarantino fan is sure to love! Our December 2016 Premiere Auction hosts an iconic glove...Read More
12-07-16
Belgian Wall Gun action

The Belgian Behemoth Wall Rifle

11/18/2016 By Joel Kolander Wall guns, rampart guns, turret guns, fortress guns, "Jingals," and boat guns, are all names used to describe essentially the same...Read More
11-18-16
silver Colt 1849 Pocket

The Civil War Surgeon's Educated Colt Revolver

11/12/2016 By Joel Kolander There are times when you can look at a gun and know it has a story or two to tell. Guns...Read More
11-09-16
PGT_Beauregard

The Letter of Grief-Stricken General Beauregard

10-28-16 By Joel Kolander   Pierre Gustave Toutant-Beauregard (a.k.a. "PGT") is a name so distinct that it is readily recognizable to most Americans, even if...Read More
10-28-16

A Loose Artifact of Jefferson Davis

10-21-16 By Joel Kolander The history and political contributions of Jefferson Davis are well-documented so they will not be recounted here. Instead, attention will be...Read More
10-21-16

Samuel Colt and the Charter Oak Guns

10-14-16 By Joel Kolander If asked to talk about the Charter Oak, or Charter Oak guns, few Americans aside from Connecticut residents, American history professors,...Read More
10-14-16
Loveless Custom Knife Auction

Blades Gun Collectors Should Love

09-02-16 By Joel Kolander It  may be the understatement of the year to say that Rock Island Auction Company sells a few guns, and if...Read More
09-02-16
Teddy Roosevelt gold monogram

Theodore Roosevelt's Hunting Knife

08/25/2016 By Joel Kolander To say that Teddy Roosevelt is a well-known, beloved, and important character in American history is an understatement. Though fame tends...Read More
08-25-16