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.
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. And while the design is more than 150-years-old, it's still is holding its own.
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.
Wow, some real beauties here! Check out the 5 rare firearms going up for auction in Rock Island Auction Company's final premier event of 2014.
Typically, very old, rare firearms draw top dollar at auction. But at one Ohio auction house, guns of a more recent vintage have been raking in the bids.
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.
RIA continued an impressive run through 2014 with its most recent firearms auction. The event drew top prices for military hardware, especially ones of German origin.