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.
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,...
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.
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."
A few weeks ago, I posted a blog describing the difference between the gun price guides available here at Gun Digest Books. Now, the problem of which book to choose is solved - you can buy four books in a bundle, at a great discount!
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.
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.
Tactical rifles are red-hot, but it pays to get informed before you plunk down your cash for one. This book will be your guide.
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...