Gun Auctions

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...

Wild Bill Hickok's Revolver

Wild Bill Hickok’s Revolver Takes Aim at $500,000

In its Nov. 18 armor and gun auction, Bonhams is offering a Smith & Wesson No. 2 revolver owned by Wild Bill Hickok, one of the most iconic figures of the Old West, that was on him when he was murdered by Jack McCall in Deadwood in 1876.

Gun Digest the Magazine, Sept. 9, 2013

Gun Digest the Magazine, September 9, 2013

The September 9, 2013 issue of Gun Digest the Magazine takes a look at the smooth operating Walther PPQ M2. We also give tips on busing more clay and great varmint loads for your deer gun.

Gun Digest the Magazine, August 12, 2013

Gun Digest the Magazine, August 12, 2013

The August 12, 2013 issue of Gun Digest the Magazine is the special shotgun issue. We look at the best home defense shotgun loads and review the Weatherby SA-08 Deluxe 28 Gauge. Plus 10 gauge shotguns and the Mossberg Silver Reserve II reviewed.