Current Prices for Collectible Guns Revealed

In the video below, our friend at Forgotten Weapons remembers the prices for collectible guns at Jame D. Julia’s fall auction. How much did a collector pay for an original [actual] assault rifle? How about the Confederate Whitworth sniper rifle? Make the jump and yes watch the video to find out. Meanwhile, own any collectibles?

How to Buy a 1911 From the Civilian Marksmanship Program

Mark Johnson, Chief Operating Officer of the Civilian Marksmanship Program writes: To all CMP constituents: The CMP Board of Directors has discussed at length how the sales of 1911s would be handled, if the CMP were to ever receive them from the United States Army. Some preliminary decisions: Decisions concerning the grade and pricing of […]

Cimarron Announces the 1851 Navy Percussion Peacemaker Revolver

Colt’s 1851 Navy revolver was one of the authentic classics that cemented the Hartford, Connecticut gun maker’s reputation. These 7.5-inch barrel cap-and-ball beauties were made for almost a quarter century until 1873 and used extensively during the Civil War and by soldiers and explorers far beyond. Now, Cimarron Firearms is offering their reproduction “Percussion Peacemaker” […]

NRA Museums Director: How to Collect Guns

Jim Supica, NRA Museums Director writes [via ammoland.com]: Few of us set out to be gun collectors. We usually start with a gun. For those fortunate enough to have grown up in a rural area or in a shooting or hunting family, it was often a .22 rifle or a shotgun, which may have been a treasured […]

Tell Me About My Old Smith & Wesson

This U.S. Navy marked .38 Special M&P Victory revolver was my step grandfather’s. What I know about it is limited. Do we have any Smith & Wesson experts in the house? Feel free to sound off in the comments and teach me something about what I have here. I know it’s a double-action revolver on […]

Top Five Guns of the National Sporting Arms Museum

The NRA National Sporting Arms Museum is nestled in the Bass Pro Shops flagship store in Springfield, MO. After ascending a staircase flanked by railings made of muskets, visitors enter a beautiful space filled with around 1,000 remarkable guns. Iin no particular order, here are my Top Five Guns of the NRA NSAM: Teddy Roosevelt’s […]

Top Five Guns of the National Firearms Museum

There are approximately 3,000 firearms on display at the NRA National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Virginia. If you spent every minute of the 7.5 hours a day that the museum is open and tried to look at every gun on display, you’d only have, well, I’m not very good at math, but you wouldn’t have […]