Gun Prices

British Martini-Henry rifle.

Prices Keep Rising for Pre-1900 Firearms

The older the better as of late in collectable guns. For one gun show organizer, pre-1900 firearms are like gold and have only gone up in value. World War I and II guns have also been catching the eyes of collectors.

Standard Catalog Gun Values - Shotgun

Editor’s Pick: 2013 Standard Catalog of Firearms

At gun shows I always noticed that many shoppers and booth keepers alike kept the Gun Digest Standard Catalog of Firearms close at hand. With this tome, arguments were started and settled, prices set and haggled over, bluing and rust and rifling conditions discussed ad nauseum, and deal after deal after deal made. Indeed,...

With 1472 pages of gun prices, photos and descriptions, there's a pretty good chance you'll find what you're looking for.

What Model Is This Gun? Many of You Guessed It Right

Thanks to everyone who commented for a chance to win the "2013 Standard Catalog of Firearms." We thought we'd chosen a relatively obscure gun for the contest, but many astute readers guessed the model right anyway.

Standard Catalog of Firearms Price Guide

What’s This Gun Worth? (Book Giveaway)

Firearms values and used gun prices are a popular topic among Gun Digest readers. In this week's book giveaway, you can enter for a chance to win the ultimate firearms price guide: the "2012 Standard Catalog of Firearms."

Choices, choices

Ask the Editor: Which Gun Price Guide Do I Need?

With several gun pricing books to choose from, we here at GD are often asked, “Which price guide has the [insert your gun model here] in it?” Here’s a quick look at what each book does (and, in some cases, doesn’t) cover.

Walther Model PP.

Collecting Walther Military Models PP and PPK

These beautifully made pistols were the first of the original double-action blowback semi-automatic pistols. They had a successful commercial design with a high polished blue finish that was second to none.

Gun Auctions: What Sells, And What Auctioneers Look for in a Consigner

With the firearms industry still enjoying the residual effects of the sales frenzy that started with the election of Barack Obama, firearms auctioneers generally report good overall sales in the firearms auctions business despite a struggling economy. The items that sell in firearms auctions, however, are not typical of what’s selling across the firearms...