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Recent Gun Auction Puts RIA Over $48 Million in Sales for 2013

Rock Island Auction Company quietly accomplished a remarkable feat in December, with sales totaling more than $12 million dollars, an accomplishment outdone only by the company's 2013 grand total, a staggering $48 million in gun auction sales for the year.

Gun Digest the Magazine, January 27, 2013

Gun Digest the Magazine, January 27, 2014

The January 27, 2014 issue of Gun Digest the Magazine features a gun review on the Springfield Armory 9mm 1911 Range Officer, Ruger Red Label shotgun, plus AR-15 gun values report, 70 years of Gun Digest and more!

Gun Digest the Magazine, January 13, 2013

Gun Digest the Magazine, January 13, 2014

The January 13, 2014 issue of Gun Digest the Magazine features the Mossberg MVP Flex rifle, how to build the ultimate predator gun, handgun review of the Bersa BP9CC and the .300 AAC Blackout.

Gun Digest the Magazine, December 30, 2013

Gun Digest the Magazine, December 30, 2013

The December 30, 2013 issue of Gun Digest the Magazine is the special home defense issue, featuring a look at the ATI-Outfitted Benelli M4, Taurus CTG29 Carbine, IWI Tavor SAR Bullpup and Les Baer Patrol Carbine.

Gun Digest the Magazine, December 16, 2013

Gun Digest the Magazine, December 16, 2013

The December 16, 2013 issue of Gun Digest the Magazine looks at how to choose the best survival gun, revolver collecting, a gun review of the Catamount Fury 12 gauge and guns for sale and more!

Cased Smith & Wesson No. 1, Third Issue revolver with mahogany case and a empty carton of .22 caliber cartridges sold for $4312.50 in a Rock Island Auction. It goes to show that antique .22 caliber revolvers run the gamut from the common affordable variety to exquisite high end custom.

Collecting Antique .22 Caliber Revolvers

A Colt 1861 Navy revolver at a $700 asking price is a fine gun, and a worthwhile addition to any gun collection. But what does the gun enthusiast who doesn’t have that kind of money to spend on one gun do? Consider the affordable antique .22 caliber revolver.

AR-15 panic buying begins to slow as gun prices approach historic norms.

Trends in AR-15 Gun Values

Following last year's gun control hysteria and panic-buying of AR-15s, gun prices are finally back to normal. Editor Jerry Lee tells why referring to a copy of the newly updated Standard Catalog of Firearms 2014 is the surest way to avoid getting gouged.

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Market Trends in Military Gun Collecting

From the re-election of Barack Obama and push for new gun control following the tragic Sandy Hook school shooting, to the United Nations push for small arms disarmament, there’s no shortage of geopolitical and economic forces shaping trends in military gun collecting. Phillip Peterson, editor of the new Standard Catalog of Military Firearms, 7th...