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The 6 Most Expensive Guns in the World

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The 6 Most Expensive Guns in the World

There are rare guns and historical guns, but then there are firearms so one-of-a-kind with such amazing stories behind them that they’re nearly priceless. Note the “nearly.” At auction, these ultra-rare firearms have fetched prices from $860,000 to almost $2 million. These guns can command such...
David Maccar May 27, 2021
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‘A Missing Link:’ One of World’s Rarest Guns Goes to Auction

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‘A Missing Link:’ One of World’s Rarest Guns Goes to Auction

A truly one-of-a-kind rifle is about to hit the auction block that represents an important transition in firearms design. This rifle genuinely helped shape and define an era. There are rare firearms—and then there are one-of-a-kind firearms with remarkable stories and undeniable historical...
David Maccar May 5, 2021
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The Mistaken Legacy of Samuel Colt

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The Mistaken Legacy of Samuel Colt

“God created man. Sam Colt made them equal.” We’ve all heard this old saw a million times, because to many, Samuel Colt is the most important figure in firearms history. Even people who’ve never heard of Hiram Maxim, Eugene Stoner, or John Moses Browning know who Sam Colt is. While Colt is certainly...
David Maccar Apr 9, 2021
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The Spectacular Failure of Eugene Stoner's Ugly Pistol

Firearms

The Spectacular Failure of Eugene Stoner's Ugly Pistol

Eugene Stoner is one of the most influential firearm designers of all time. While he was not as prolific as John Moses Browning, Stoner's inventions were a dramatic departure from traditional gun design in the post-WWII years, and they drastically changed the entire course of firearm design in the...
David Maccar Mar 26, 2021
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