Vintage Firearms

Featured Gun: 1917 DWM Artillery Luger for Sale!

The Luger pistol was first manufactured in 1900 for both military and commercial use. The Luger was the standard pistol of the German armed forces from 1908 to 1938 and is cemented in history as a distinct and recognizable pistol that helped define a turbulent time in history. In 1913, ... Read more

Featured Gun: Colt DA M1917 45 ACP Revolver for Sale!

During the first World War, many U.S. civilian arms companies including Colt and Remington were producing M1911 pistols under contract for the U.S. Army, but even with the additional production there was a shortage of sidearms to issue. The interim solution was to ask Colt and Smith & Wesson, the ... Read more

Featured Gun: an Authentic Model 1860 Spencer Lever-Action Carbine for Sale!

The Spencer rifle was the world’s first military metallic-cartridge repeating rifle, and more than 200,000 examples were manufactured in the United States by the Spencer Repeating Rifle Co. and Burnside Rifle Co. between 1860 and 1869. The Spencer repeating rifle was adopted by the Union Army during the American Civil ... Read more

Featured Gun: Winchester 1873!

The Winchester model 1873, world renowned as one of the guns that “won the west” were popular among pioneers, Native American warriors, cattle rustlers, outlaws, and lawmen during the Old West and westward expansion of the United States. Introduced in 1873, Winchester unveiled its new steel-framed Model 1873 chambering the ... Read more

Featured Gun: FB Radom Vis Model 35 Type II!

The FB Radom Vis Model 35 was considered one of the highest-quality military pistols made before World War II. The materials used were the premium and the fit and finish were commercial grade. When Nazi Germany defeated Poland in 1939, the Germans captured the Radom factory and turned its capabilities ... Read more

Featured Gun: Walther P.38 Pistol!

When Germany fell into economic depression after World War I its military searched to replace the infamous,  relatively fragile and expensive to manufacture Luger with a more modern and easy to manufacture pistol. It found its solution in what would eventually become the Walther P.38.  The P.38 was a cutting ... Read more

Featured Gun: Scarce Winchester M1 Garand For Sale!

A truly iconic rifle and undisputed World War II champion, the M1 Garand asserted its dominance on the battlefields in both the Pacific theater and Europe. Heralded by General George S. Patton as the “greatest battle implement ever devised,” the M-1 Garand was the world’s first successfully fielded semi-automatic ... Read more

Featured Gun for Sale: Parker Brothers Under Lifter Dollar Grade

 

 

Parker shotguns are prized by collectors as being one of the finest shotguns ever built in the world. These handcrafted sporting arms trace their origin to just after the American Civil War when Charles Parker and his sons went into the firearm business. The family formed Parker Bros., and eventually ... Read more

A Few Thoughts on the Relevance of the Browning Hi-Power

By James Martineau,

Among the most popular of pistols throughout the last century has been Browning’s Hi-Power. Highly popular in both military, LE and civilian circles, the Hi-Power proved itself in combat and competition. It was developed by John Browning and began production in 1936. The Hi-Power was innovative as it ... Read more

Featured Rifle: Shiloh Sharps Model 1874 NRA Limited edition commemorative from “Quigley Down Under” Up for Sale!!!

Mathew Quigley, the main character from the movie “Quigley Down Under,” is an American frontiersmen who travels down to Australia to apply his skills as a sharpshooter to accept a job from a wealthy rancher. Quigley’s rifle of choice was the Shiloh Sharps Model 1874, firing 45 caliber 110 grain ... Read more

The Unique Webley–Fosbery Automatic Revolver

 

The Unique Webley–Fosbery Automatic Revolver

Designed by British Col. George Vincent Fosbery and developed by the Webley & Scott Revolver and Arms Co. in 1900, the Webley–Fosbery Automatic Revolver is a recoil-operated revolver.

How it Works

When fired, the grip stays in place while the barrel and cylinder assembly slides back. During the ... Read more

A Look at the Winchester 70 Featherweight Super Grade

 

The Winchester Model 70

This series rifle from Winchester entered production in 1936 and entered the market the following year. It was an improved version of the Model 54 and boasted an improved single stage trigger and an impeccable feeding and ejection system that helped make it an instant hit among ... Read more

The World’s First Double-Action Automatic Pistol

Want to Know what was the first double-action automatic? Look no further!

Developed by Czech designer Alois Tomischka in 1908 whilst he was living and working in Vienna, Austria, where he had learned his gun-smithing trade, the Wiener Waffenfabrik “Little Tom” is known as the world’s first double-action automatic.

This firearm was ... Read more

The Allure of the Legendary Colt Python

 

The Allure of the Legendary Colt Python

The legendary double-action, which originally debuted in 1955, is making a comeback. After years of research and development, Colt recently unveiled a refined and upgraded Colt Python revolver that will be available in 2020.

Just in time for Colt’s announcement to revive the coveted Python ... Read more