Standard Catalog of Firearms

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...

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,...

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Gun Collecting Tips: What’s It Worth?

Assigning values to used guns is an inexact science, to be sure, and fraught with uncertainty. The late Dan Shideler, former editor of "Standard Catalog of Firearms," had this to say about used gun values, and getting the best price whether you're buying or selling.

Walther Pricing & Reference

Download a PDF with pricing, value and reference information for Walther firearms, courtesy of the Standard Catalog of Firearms.

Weatherby Pricing & Reference

Download a PDF with pricing, value and reference information for Weatherby firearms, courtesy of the Standard Catalog of Firearms.

Dan Wesson Pricing & Reference

Download a PDF with pricing, value and reference information for Dan Wesson firearms, courtesy of the Standard Catalog of Firearms.