Category Archive: Gun Shows and Auctions

Jan 29

Antique Firearms and Their Pricing

How many of us have gone to a gun show and seen a table full of antique Winchester Lever-Action rifles or a case full Colt revolvers and not one of them has any remaining finish. What’s more is that if you attend the same shows regularly the same guns are there show after show year …

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Jan 29

Collecting Store Brands

When I was about 12 years old I was given part of my grandfather’s stamp and coin collections. I was fascinated by all the different stamps and coins. This led me to learn everything I could about the items I had received. That in turn led me to try to add to the collections. Part …

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Jan 29

Trust but Verify

I recently attended an auction with one of the most unusual collections of firearms I have ever seen where this statement “Trust but Verify” held true. For those of you that either don’t remember or are not old enough to have been alive when Ronald Reagan first spoke these words a little background is in …

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Mar 05

Our Passion @MyGunValues

We are passionate about anything guns here at MyGunValues. We are three guys with different skills that have come together to bring what we see as a void in finding gun values on the internet. You can buy books and magazines about gun values but the problem is they just update their values by a …

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Feb 01

Upgrading Your Collection

If you’re like me you have reached a point where you either have to buy another safe or thin out the collection of firearms currently residing in the safe(s) you already have. This can create a problem if, like me, you still go to gun shows and auctions and the good deals keep following you …

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Jan 31

Take everything you hear with a Grain of Salt

This is not going to be an article based on old clichés, but it seemed to be an appropriate title given the conversation I had with the “gun expert” at a local auction. As with most swap meets, garage sales and auctions the majority of the guns were either off brands or reworked military models. …

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