Vintage Firearms

Featured Gun: Martini-Henry MKIV Pattern A For Sale!

During the Colonial period of the British Empire of the late 19th century, the royal army was on a mission to replace its Snider–Enfield, a muzzle-loader rifle converted to the cartridge system, which was the standard rifle for its army at the time. A new design emerged called the Martini-Henry. ... Read more

Featured Gun: Mauser Luger 1937 S/42 Pistol For Sale!

The German Luger, well known for its wide use by German military forces during World War I and World War II, is often associated with the Nazi regime. However, it was the handgun of the Kaiser’s Soldaten before Hitler took power. The Luger pistol was first manufactured in 1900 for ... Read more

Featured Gun: Colt Single Action Army Colonel Sam Colt Sesquicentennial Revolver For Sale!

The Colt Single Action Army revolver is one of the most recognizable and replicated handguns in history. No Colt revolver has earned greater fame than the Single Action Army. Playing a pivotal role as one of the guns that helped win the West, Colt’s Single Action Army was used by ... Read more

Featured Gun: DWM Gewehr Model 1898 for Sale!

The Gewehr 98, a German bolt-action rifle firing the powerful 7.92×57mm Mauser cartridge replaced the earlier Gewehr 1888 rifle as the standard German service rifle and was the main German infantry weapon of World War I. The Gewehr 98 was issued to the military by the Ottoman Empire and by ... Read more

Featured Gun: FN Browning Model 1922 With WWII Allied Capture Paperwork for Sale!

After the first World War, the FN Browning M1910 was updated with a longer barrel and grip and was introduced in 1922 during the interwar years. Enter the FN 1922,  a design created by the legendary John Moses Browning. When introduced, it was viewed as a sleek and modern-looking pistol ... Read more

Featured Gun: Springfield 1873 Trapdoor Rifle for Sale!

The Springfield Model 1873 was the first standard-issue, breech-loading rifle adopted by the United States Army. The gun, in both full-length and carbine versions, was the primary rifle of the United States Army from 1873 to 1892. According to the National Museum of the United States Army, The 10th Cavalry, ... Read more

Featured Gun: Gewehr 43 Rifle for Sale!

The Gewehr 43, commonly known as Hitler’s Garand, was developed by the Nazi regime during World War II. Chambered in 7.92×57mm (8mm Mauser), the design went into production in 1943 and were the most common self loading rifle utilized by Nazi forces. The design was based on the earlier Walther ... Read more

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