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.
A pair of vintage guns believed to have been owned and used by the notorious outlaws Bonnie and Clyde – a .45 caliber Thompson sub-machine gun and a 12-gauge Winchester model 1897 shotgun – will be the centerpiece lots in a firearms consignment auction planned January 21 by Mayo Auction & Realty.
More than 1,100 lots of mostly fresh-to-the-market items - including a Civil War Whitworth sharpshooter's rifle and a New Orleans-made percussion cap derringer gun - will be sold on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 by Crescent City Auction Gallery.