author with a 2019 gun purchase

The Obama Years (2008 - 2016)

During the days following Obama's winning the Presidential Election, there were actually lines at gun stores. Gun sales and Concealed Permit issuances set all-time records. During the Obama years, I purchased only five guns...

the derringer that killed lincoln

Is that a pistol in your pocket?

Although many well-known people have carried derringers, probably the most infamous example of the weapon is the pistol used by John Wilkes Booth in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln...

Market Updates

Colt Lawman Mk III   October 2019 to October 2020
Buying a Gun Online   December 14, 2019
Colt Cobra   October 2019 to October 2020
1952 Colt Detective Special


A 1952 Colt Detective Special .32, unfired since it left the factory. I paid $750 for it during the Obama years.

Autauga Arms 32 semi-automatic handgun


The Autauga Arms Mk II .32 was manufactured from 1996 to 2000. A total of 3,200 guns were produced.

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When the Time Comes to Downsize


When the Time Comes to Downsize - What this Old Gun Collector did When the Time Came to Downsize


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Walther PPK/S

The only 21st Century gun in my collection is a 2008 Smith & Wesson made Walther PPK/S...

'93 Gold Cup

This 1993 Presentation Gold Cup MKIV Series 80 National Match .45 ACP has the mirror bright finish.

Stinger Flashlight

When a coon comes from the south woods and climbs my fence to invade the property, Roscoe will...

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