A Winchester Model 1886, serial number 1, and accompanying presentation watch and chain, with a significant connection to the history of the American West is estimated at $500,000 to $750,000 heading into Rock Island Auction Co.'s April Premiere Firearms Auction.
This coming April 12 is the 155th anniversary of the start of the War Between the States. In the most current Ten Things You Didn't Know column, Karen Knapstein examines some of the lesser known facts and artifacts of the American Civil War.
The Buck Stops Here columnist Melanie Thomas shares an entertaining account of what running a tight-quarters business with your spouse is like, along with providing hints for survival.
Selections of moderately valued firearms will come to auction March 14, during James D. Julia's Sporting & Collector Firearms session. Among the featured lots is one of the only known engraved antique Reid Knuckle Duster pistol.
Centuries before the fascination with celebrity relationships of today, Napoleon and Josephine were one of the 'it' couples of the late 18th century. Lion Heart Autographs is bringing an seldom-seen artifact bearing both of their signatures to The Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show Feb. 10-16.
Among the antique firearms and edged weapons in Cordier Auction's Firearms and Militaria Auction in December, 2015, was a World WarII Era Japanese sword that sold for $1,900.
Kramer Auction Services presented a variety of antique and vintage firearms at auction Dec. 5, including a Weatherby rifle that fetched $6,700.
An intricately engraved long rifle a rare, signed Peter White version, is one of several rifles and handguns in Pook & Pook's Nov. 14 auction.
The Mullica Hill Merchants of New Jersey are gearing up for the 46th annual Fall Festival, Oct. 10-11.
The National Civil War Show & Sale is back, and it will host more than 200 dealers with a variety of Civil War artifacts Saturday, Sept. 19 at the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton, Ill.