Antique and Estate Gun Information

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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The Revolving Rifle Guide: Cool History and Modern Collectability
February 20, 2020

During the mid-19th-century, during the days of muzzle-loader, firearms makers across the globe were trying to design a gun with a…

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Where Did All the Good Guns Go? These Connecticut Boys Know
February 6, 2020

The classic, great guns of history are becoming harder to find – unless you know where to look. Inexpensive, low-quality firearms…

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Colt 1911 Government Model CT Firearms Auction 10/12/2019
Colt 1911 Government Model: How the 1911 Shaped the 20th Century
December 25, 2019

The Colt 1911 Government model is the first repeating pistol to become a standard-issue sidearm in the United States military. Before…

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5 Iconic Colt Pistols: Cool Colt Handguns for Classic Arms Collector
December 11, 2019

Colt pistols carry a legacy in the United States. As early as 1836, Colt guns were entrenched in the American South…

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Top 5 Collectors Firearms for Classic Arms Collectors
November 27, 2019

There is no better foundation for a collectors firearms than with American classics, like Colt, Winchester, and Smith & Wesson. Winchester…

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Winchester 1873 Carbine Repeater: Classic Winchester Rifle Guide
November 13, 2019

Oliver Winchester produced the first lever-action rifles to transform the landscape of the American West. The 1866 model was groundbreaking, in…

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Winchester Rifle 1892 Carbine: Guide to Classic Winchester Rifles
October 30, 2019

The American frontier of the early 19th century is immortalized, in part by the lever-action Winchester Rifle. And, no model holds…

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Top 3 Original Gun Manufacturers in the United States
October 17, 2019

The top gun manufacturers stand out from the crowd for their innovation, engineering, and design of high-quality firearms. Smith and Wesson, Colt, and Remington are the top 3 original gun manufacturers in the United States.

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Most Expensive Guns: The Extraordinary Purdey Shotgun Hammerless
September 18, 2019

When it comes to the most expensive guns in the world, the hammerless Purdey Shotgun is at the top of the…

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