Military Firearms


Photo Gallery: Sneak Peak at James D. Julia’s Firearms Auction

Check out the unique and historic guns slated for James D. Julia’s fall firearms auction.

Surging Interest in World War II Japanese Firearms

Vintage WWII Japanese firearms just keep on growing in popularity and price.
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Video: Inside Look at the AK-74

If you love the iconic family of Kalashnikov rifles, you’re certain to dig this great slow-motion footage of the AK-74 in action.

How to Start a Ruger Collection

From sixguns to bolt-guns, you can't go wrong by starting a Ruger collection. Here are some tips for getting started.

Early German Bolt-Action Sporters Set a Standard

With incredible designs and functionality, early German bolt-actions are solid collector’s pieces that won’t break the bank.

Market Trends: Top Dollar for M1 Garands

Tighter supplies of M1 Garands at a Wyoming auction house has meant higher prices and more fakes!

Market Trends: Surging Prices for SKS, Enfield and M1 Rifles

An online auction house has watched as prices for some of the 20th Century's best known battle rifles have gone through the roof as of late.

Canadian Rangers Get a New Rifle

Sako delivered 125 modified Tikka T3 Compact Tactical rifles to be tested as the Canadian Rangers’ new rifle.

RIAC Firearms Auction Sees Strong Mix of New and Old

Contemporary and classic guns had collectors reaching for their wallets at the Rock Island Auction Company latest event.

Video: The Basics of the Infamous AK-47

Think you know everything about the AK-47? Well, find out as this short video hits some of the major points regarding this influential rifle.
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Video: Everything You Wanted to Know About Arisaka Anti-Aircraft Sights

There were many odd and ambitious projects during World War II, but none more so than the Arisaka anti-aircraft sights as found on early Arisaka Type 99 rifles.

Market Trends: World War II Firearms Hot at German Auction House

When Walthers and Mausers of WWII vintage have crossed the block for one German auctioneer, they have move quickly and for top dollar.

Colt Brings Back Limited Run of Model 1903 Hammerless

Colt is reintroducing one of its most popular pistols of the past century, the Model 1903. However, there will not be many to be had.

Arsenal Releasing Limited Supply of SA RPK-5 Series

If you’re shooting for a bit more range out of an AK-style weapon, Arsenal might have reintroduced the rifle for you.

Eclectic Gun Auction Stirs Up Big Bucks

From 20th Century battle rifles to ornate cap-and-ball revolvers, Rock Island Auction Company’s latest event had something for every stripe of collector.

Video: The Pure Fury of the GAU-8 Avenger Rotary Cannon

The Avenger isn’t exactly a top candidate for concealed carry, but if you plan on running into a column of armor this might be your shooting iron of choice.



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