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Editor’s Note: Click here for instant firearms values and gun prices. Ted Williams, also known as “The Kid”,” The Thumper” and, “The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived”, is marked down in history for his performance on the ball field. He’s one of the greatest baseball players of all time. He was also a great [...]
Besides firearms auctions that cater to private gun collectors and vintage gun aficionados, there are other firearms auctions happening regularly around the country. They are sponsored by sportsmen conservation groups and guns are sometimes auctioned off as a fund raising tool. There is a new twist on that and it’s the concept of the “benefit [...]
Editor’s Note: Click here for instant firearms values and gun prices. An Associated Press story circulated about in early March about booming gun sales in Texas. Some people fear that if Obama gets reelected, guns might become scarce. And for the past few years, gun sales have increased across the board but what about [...]
One of the best double-action sixguns ever produced, the Model 1917 is a big-bore gem. Whether a Colt or Smith & Wesson, it’s still a good idea. Just for you nostalgia buffs and collectors, we’re going to take a look at the Model 1917, for no other reason than the fact that it was, [...]
A round that doesn’t go bang like it is supposed to can define heartbreak and disappointment for any operator, but it’s especially true for gun collectors. Operable firearms are the crux of many collections. And that starts with good ammunition performance. Here are four factors that affect ammunition performance. (Tip: You’ll want to test these [...]
With several gun pricing books to choose from, we here at GD are often asked, “Which price guide has the [insert your gun model here] in it?” Here’s a quick look at what each book does (and, in some cases, doesn’t) cover.
Popular television programs such as “Pawn Stars” and “American Pickers” show what can happen when unsuspecting surviving family members suddenly have to dispose of a loved one’s collection. Here is a practical approach to protecting your estate and your family’s financial security.
Considered by many aficionados to be the finest of Government Model 1911s, this tribute to the gunmaker’s art has inspired imitators for more than 80 years.
In certain regions of the world, the men were ordered to own one of these big-bore guns.
While artists may like to depict upland hunters with double barrel shotguns, doubtless more upland game are actually taken with autoloaders. Here is a look at some of the best repeaters.