Found 14 articles matching Rifles category.
  • May 2 2016
  • 2 May 2016

Greener Creates ‘Wrought Steel Indestructible By Gun Powder’

William Wellington Greener’s work in fine shotguns is still visible though his “Facile Princeps” line of fowling pieces.

Two Takes on the Take Down Rifle
  • Mar 17 2016
  • 17 Mar 2016

Two Takes on the Take Down Rifle

Accurate rifles can and have been built in takedown form.

  • Feb 4 2016
  • 4 Feb 2016

They May not Look Like Much, but “Pete” Miller’s Rifles are Beautiful

By R. Bruce Moon As the morning began to brighten, I watched the buzzards settle on the hog. I had shot the 180-pound boar two […]

  • Dec 7 2015
  • 7 Dec 2015

Rare and Elegant—George Hoenig’s Rotary Round Action

By Ron Spomer Many premier side-by-side shotguns are sold as round actions, but rounded is the more accurate description. The sharp edges of the flat-sided […]

  • Feb 26 2014
  • 26 Feb 2014

Rare and Exceptional Weapons to be had in Julia’s March Firearms Auction

FAIRFIELD, Maine – James D. Julia, Inc., one of the nation’s top 10 antique auction houses, is excited to present an auction of exceptional—and in […]

  • Nov 8 2013
  • 8 Nov 2013

Auction Report: Gettysburg Cannon Tops Dancy-Polk House Auction

DECATUR, Ala. — An authentic Civil War cannon, fired by Union troops at the Battle of Gettysburg, dated 1855 and complete with documented provenance, sold […]

  • Aug 4 2013
  • 4 Aug 2013

Auction Report: World War I Squadron Insignia, Archive Take Top-Lot Honors

BOUCKVILLE, N.Y. — A World War I squadron insignia and archive pertaining to American pilot Lt. Paul Green took the top lot with a winning […]

  • Jul 18 2013
  • 18 Jul 2013

Collecting Outlaws: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Recently, gangsters were in the news in many ways. Jimmy Hoffa was “unearthed”—or wasn’t—again. Respected actor James Gandolfini, who portrayed mob boss Tony Soprano, died. […]

  • Mar 4 2013
  • 4 Mar 2013

Personal, Gold-Encrusted Carbine of King Louis XV to lead Julia Firearms Auction

FAIRFIELD, Maine — A one-of-a-kind German Sebastian Hauschka rifle—literally fit for a king—will be among the highlights in the upcoming Outstanding Firearms Auction to be […]

  • Mar 4 2013
  • 4 Mar 2013

Two Extraordinary Rifles Created for Auto Magnate John Francis Dodge to Sell

FAIRFIELD, Maine — A 33-caliber model 1886 Winchester rifle, made for Dodge Motor Company co-founder and magnate John Francis Dodge, is expected to challenge for […]