Collecting Schuetzen Rifles(2/19/09) Cincinnati’s German-American communities of the latter 1800’s celebrated a springtime festival where people could practice target shooting. The Schuetzenfest …
A FORTUNE FROM THE KITCHEN TABLE(9/4/08) “KITCHEN TABLE” ANTIQUE PISTOLS SET RECORDS AT ROCK ISLAND AUCTION
Three world records result from sale of a collection by man trying to buy a car for his elderly mother.
The Quintessential Union Firearm(9/4/08) Over the last twenty years I keep getting one question asked over and over again. What was THE CIVIL WAR FIREARM? In a war right at the cusp of the industrial revolution that is a more difficult question then it may seem. With the use of every arm ever made in American Arsenals and Imports from almost every country in Europe, the total of Arms used in our Civil War is over 600 distinct types!