Firearms and Sporting Goods
John Wayne's On-Screen Revolver Sells for More Than $500K
The customized Colt appears in several of the legendary actor's movies including the Oscar-winning True Grit and its sequel, Rooster Cogburn.
Bidders reel in rare fishing lures in Canadian auction
A single-owner lifetime collection of collectible and rare fishing lures, decoys and reels won bidder acclaim in an October 2018 collectibles auction held in Canada.
Firearms auction offers pair of Scottish flintlock pistols
Pook & Pook is hosting its semi-annual Firearms, Militaria and Sporting Auction Nov. 17 beginning at 9 a.m. The firearms auction will feature 400+ items.
Collectibles auction offers porcelain signs, vintage advertising
Owner of Sedona’s Clear Creek Trading Company had acquired a massive collection, including art, antique firearms, an antique copper moonshine still, antique axes and more. It is up for bids in a 1,000-lot collectibles auction.
Congressman’s documents discovered in storage unit
When Don Smith decided to pay $20 for an abandoned storage unit in Peoria, he had no idea that the contents belonged to California U.S. Congressman Henry Ellsworth Barbour nearly a century ago.
Evaluation turns up unexpected treasures
You never know what you'll find when people open the doors to their homes for an antiques appraisal. In this feature article, Antique Trader contributor Dr. Anthony J. Cavo shares the story of unexpected finds, including an 1863 blueprint of a Civil War fort, during an assessment.
Enjoying the fun and wonder behind Antiques Roadshow
As 2018 gets underway, the 22nd season of Antiques Roadshow greets viewers of PBS' long-standing hit show. Ahead of the viewing of the Green Bay, Wis. tour stop you can enjoy a behind-the-scenes report, courtesy of Antique Trader.
Winchester rifle commands $7,000 in militaria auction
A Winchester Model 1866 rifle with a connection to the Civil War soldier for whom Ricketts Glenn State Park is named topped all lots during Cordier's Dec. sale.
Samuel Colt-presented revolver in Dec. 1-3 firearms auction
Winchester, Colt, Parker, and more legendary makers will be represented in Rock Island Auctions' Dec. 1-3 Premiere Firearms Auction. Among the headliners is a Henry rifle with silver gilding, and a Colt revolver presented personally from Samuel Colt, himself.