Whether brandished by Lee Marvin in The Professionals or wielded by William Holden in The Wild Bunch, the Winchester Model 97 Riot Gun is the bad boy of smoothbores.
Nothing is as bitter as lost opportunities when it comes to buying that special find.
Check out these incredible firearms that recently moved at James D. Julia’s October gun auction.
The curator of the Cody Firearms Museum gives a concise, yet detailed overview of the Winchester rifle found in the Nevada desert earlier this year.
The bolt-action hunting rifle that inspired a million copies is back in production and better than ever. Considered the perfect repeating bolt-action dangerous game rifle, Rigby's Magnum Mauser in .416 Rigby delivers 5,100 foot pounds of energy and 52 foot pounds of recoil.
Professional hunter Ron Spomer displays the craftsmanship, function, accuracy, beauty and massive firepower of a .416 Rigby Mauser dangerous game rifle built in 1938.
Historic pieces, including Kennedy’s M1 Garand and a Heinrich Himmler presentation Walther PP highlighted Rock Island Auction Company’s September 2015 gun auction.
Check out the unique and historic guns slated for James D. Julia’s fall firearms auction.
The firearms collection of famed gun writer Elmer Keith recently sold at auction and the results show Keith's prominence even today.