Gun Collecting

Gun collecting and firearm collecting advice articles stories from Gun Digest and vintage gun experts.

Both of the author’s 20-gauge Brownings have the round grip, a feature preferred by many shooters and collectors.

Collecting Browning’s First 20-Gauges

Like most companies, 20-gauge shotguns were late additions to Browning's catalog. But, the wait was worth it, with two of the iconic manufacturer's most popular models being produced in the lighter bore.

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Newson Aims at Elegance with Beretta 486

Famed designer Marc Newson made headlines by joining Apple earlier this fall. But he also took center stage in the firearms world recently, designing a beautiful new shotgun for the world's oldest gun maker.

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Video: Birmingham Gun Barrel Proof House at Work

Gun proofing is simply a stress test to make sure a firearm is set to withstand the high pressure it will be call upon to handle. Check out how they did it more than 60-years ago in England.

Hunters, settlers and soldiers boosted their reach and firepower with metallic cartridges and Sharps rifles. Even today, the renowned rifle is popular looking to connect with distant targets.

Going the Distance with the Sharps Rifle

Hunters, settlers and soldiers boosted their reach and firepower with metallic cartridges and Sharps rifles. And while the design is more than 150-years-old, it's still is holding its own.

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Video: Rare WWII German Military Guns

When it comes to firearms collecting, military arms are hot, but few come close to the firearms documented in this video. The German rifles show here are extremely rare and, in turn, boarder on being priceless.