Most guns are reactive products of their times, fulfilling a need that exists. But the Savage 99 was ahead of the curve, in both design and calibers. Moreover, it was invented by a man as remarkable as the rifle that bore his name.
Smith and Wesson has produced some of the world's most popular revolvers. For one retailer, this has meant vintage parts for the wheelguns have flown off the shelves.
Hornady is better known for manufacturing reloading supplies and ammunition. But the renowned company has recently taken a foray into gun making, producing a one-of-a-kind rifle now up for auction.
German arms, particularly Luger pistols, have been the hot ticket for an Iowa auction house. Not only have they moved quickly, but also drawn top bids.
Jim Clark was known as one of the best bull's eye shooters of his era. But he left his mark on the shooting world in another way, developing 1911 pistols that excelled in competition.
In the shadow of the Black Friday shopping weekend, the gun auction scene was red hot as Rock Island Auction Company’s December 2014 Premiere Firearms Auction saw collectible firearms selling like flat screen TVs.
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.
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.
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.