In: Antique Guns

sharps rifle
Sharps Rifle: Civil War Rifles Antique Gun Collectors Collector Guide
February 4, 2021

Alongside other single-shot breech-loading rifles, the Sharps rifle and carbine played a distinct role in the progression of United States military…

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Comparing Colt Revolvers: Colt 1860 Army vs 1861 Navy Revolvers
January 5, 2021

Colt revolvers, like the Single Action Army and the Colt Python, are as American as apple pie. And, none so much…

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flintlock pistols
What is a Flintlock Pistol? The History and Mechanics of Muzzleloaders
November 21, 2020

A flintlock pistol dates back to the early 16th century, before the invention of flintlock ignition. These pistols were common in…

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dueling pistols
Dueling Pistols for Collectors: Ultimate Collectors Guide – 2020
November 6, 2020

A set of authentic dueling pistols is the perfect gift for any firearms or historical artifacts collector who appreciates the history…

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side by side shotgun
The Complete Side by Side Shotgun vs Over Under Comparison Guide
September 12, 2020

If you use a double-barrel shotgun for hunting or sport shooting, it is either an over-under or a side by side…

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m1941 johnson
The Collectors Guide to the M1941 Johnson Rifle and Johnson LMG
August 12, 2020

When you think of World War II, the gun that comes to mind is likely the M1 Garand – but it…

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m1 garand
The Complete M1 Garand Collectors Guide: History, Facts, and Figures
July 29, 2020

Coming out of the First World War, the 1903 Springfield rifle was the most popular standard issue firearm for militaries around…

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MG 42
The MG 42 vs MG 34: WW2 German Machine Guns for Firearm Collectors
July 1, 2020

The MG 34 was the German armies standard machine gun upon entering into WWII and is recognized as one of the…

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WW1 Weapons
Collectible WW1 Weapons: The 5 Gun Guide to Weapons Used in WW1
June 1, 2020

WW1 weapons changed warfare in 1914, ushering in a new era of firepower like the world had never seen. No other…

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What is the First Automatic Gun? From the Gatling Gun to the Maxim Gun
April 14, 2020

The Gatling Gun, from the mid-1800s, is considered the first automatic gun most resembling the design in modern use to this…

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