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Archive - March, 2019

Robert McCormick’s “Horseman” Type U.S. Flintlock Pistol

McCormick’s "Horseman" Flintlock: The First U.S. Martial Pistol

Danielle Hollembaek 03/29/2019 The Colt M1911, Luger, and Browning Hi Power are all classic military pistols that collectors have come to know and love all...Read More
Smith & Wesson .32 Safety Hammerless 2nd Model Double Action Revolver Bicycle Gun Barrel

Smith & Wesson Bicycle Guns: Dog Defense

Guest Blog 03/21/2019 The term “velocipede” may be foreign to most today, but it was familiar in 19th century Europe, where it was another way...Read More
Sword Handle

The Tiffany Sword of General James W. Forsyth

Danielle Hollembaek 03/14/2019 Too often history demands answers. We want to hear the narrative of good fighting against evil, and we want clear conclusions of...Read More
200 Year Evolution of Pistols

Guide to Pistols: The Over 200 Year Evolution

Danielle Hollembaek 03/13/2019 The Extraordinary History of the Pistol    Pistols are essential to any gun enthusiast's collection. From their ease of use to their readily...Read More
Man holding a long gun in the Rock Island Auction Company preview hall.

Everything You Need to Know About Gun Auction Sites

By Danielle Hollembaek 03/01/2019 Whether you are looking for a new hunting rifle or an antique firearm to add to your gun collection, you are...Read More