Rare Firearms

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Nobody Wants This Colt

Colt's Police Positive languishes in the shadow of its prettier offspring. But the collectibility of those descendants prove what a sound design the original was.

Mauser Q&A with Bob Ball – Part 1

Few people know as much about the venerable Mauser as Bob Ball. If you love these german rifles, or are considering buying one, this Q&A is for you.

Is That a Colt in Your Pocket?

My favorite snubnose revolver? The Colt Pocket Positive, manufactured from 1905 to 1940. It has one critical attribute that characterizes so many Colt revolvers: Style.

Another SAA Brings High Auction Bid

A silver-plated sheriff's model leads the way at Cowan's May sale, as buyers come out to bid on great early-american firearms, knives and memorabilia.