CLEARWATER, Fla. – A family-operated, multi-generational business, Blackwell Auctions has earned a position of respect within the antiques and fine-art trade, not only in Florida, but also worldwide. Co-founders Edwin Bailey and John McNeal, together with auctioneer John Noble, are known for their curated sales of high-quality estate merchandise and fascinating collections. The auction...
More than 3,000 firearms and related items, including JFK's M1 rifle, will come before bidders during the September Premiere Firearms Auction offered by Rock Island Auctions.
The Outdoor Channel premieres a new reality show (The Gunfather) on Oct. 1, about the day-to-day happenings of am East Coast-turned-Montana family specializing in custom firearms.
Annie Oakley’s historic Parker Brothers 12-gauge shotgun, consigned for auction by her great-grandnieces and offered to the public for the first time, brought $143,400 June 10, during Heritage Auction Galleries' “Legends of the Wild West” auction.
The Cody Firearms Museum at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyo., houses one of the most remarkable collections of firearms in the world. The gallery features more than 6,500 historically significant firearms dating from the mid-1400s through the present day.
During the Civil War, Frank Bannerman began selling old rope and scrap iron that he salvaged from in and around the waterfront of the Brooklyn Navy Yard. At first a part-time business, it eventually led to what would become the Bannerman military surplus empire.
At nearly $18 million, James D. Julia’s Spring Firearms and Knife Auction March 12-13, 2012 in Fairfield, Maine, set a new house record for vintage guns and firearms. Also of note was another firearms auction, held by Julia’s sister and brother-in-law, the Poulin Auction Company, which grossed more than $2 million the three...
Firearms expert Bob Ball recounts how as a 9-year-old he bought vintage guns on a trip to America’s largest military surplus store.
More than 2,200 lots featuring 5,200 firearms will cross the auction block Feb. 18-19, 2012 in Rock Island Auction Co's regional firearms auction.
Southern California auctioneer Don Presley will christen his new 18,000-sq.-ft. gallery addition with a Jan. 28, 2012 auction of antique, vintage and contemporary firearms produced in association with Gunslinger Auctions. The auction of approximately 500 lots runs the gamut from 17th-century long flintlock rifles to new firearms still in their factory boxes.