Typically, it's guns with a patina that grab high bids at auctions. But at one event this year, there was a much different genre of firearms that got people spending. Surprisingly, ARs and other contemporary firearms were the hot ticket.
Bass Pro Shop is one of the nation's largest outdoor retailers. And over the past couple of years it's seen a ton of new, first-time gun buyers make purchases.
For first-time female customers in Pittsburgh, one retailer has seen a big uptick in Smith & Wesson revolver sales.
It seems New England is no different than anywhere else in the country, at least for one retailer. Rimfire guns and ammo just keep flying off the shelves.
As more and more people shoot, more and more have become involved with reloading. The discipline has become so popular in New Hampshire that one retailer has dedicated a whole wing to reloading supplies.
One of the most timeless handguns produced has found a dedicated audience in Missouri, with Remington's version of the 1911 flying off the shelves of one gun store.
At one time, small collectable revolvers did not demand much on the market. But that trend has reversed itself at one Florida auction house, where petite wheelguns have been a hot item.
It's been a little over a year since concealed carry became legal in Illinois. Since, one retailer has seen one pistol in particular gain favor with CCW permit holders.
There has been one thing for sure at Turner's Outdoorsman. When it comes to home defense, its customers have one firearm in mind. It doesn't matter what time of year it is, shotguns have been the defensive gun of choice.