Rock Island Auction Company set a record for their February regional firearms auctions with more than $3.2 million sales. These regional sales can feature more than 2,000 lots of affordable antiques, beginning collector's items, usable sporting arms and many non-firearm lots.
For ease of locating, this broad array of Vietnam War firearms have been divided into sub groupings by type. All the items here are available on the collector market, but some are much more difficult and expensive to obtain than others.
When first smitten by the gun bug, and until one realizes he really wants to be a collector, our subspecies gathers a variety of pieces just because we like them. I have five guns I will never sell. I may someday decide to present them to a loved one, but never will I simply...
Two recent firearm auctions - one the Old Barn Auction held June 26-27 in Findlay, Ohio and the Alderfer Auction held on July 20 in Hatfield, Pennsylvania - yielded strong sales, showing interest in firearms isn't waning. Here are highlights from these two gun auctions.
At what point does a gun stop having serious collector value, and become more valuable as a candidate for restoration? Follow a Winchester 1886 from the dusty confines of the past to a whole new life.
Gun collecting is easy, rewarding, educational and relaxing - and if you go about it right, it needn't be expensive.
Rock Island Auction reported strong sales at their June regional sale, with a 100% sell-through rate and $2.1 million in sales. Over 2100 lots were offered that contained over 4200 firearms.
When one decides to become a collector of Winchesters, he is entering a world where, most think, stiff competition is everywhere. This isn't always true; it all depends what Winchesters a person decides to collect.
The sheer variety of firearms makes Remington a collector's choice for the Baby Boom generation.