Category: How to Sell a Gun

What is My M1 Carbine Worth?

Historical Context

Among the most well known firearms of World War II and the Korean War era is the M1 Carbine. This firearm had a long service life for the United States military from 1942-1973. It saw use in dozens of nations throughout the 20th century and is still being used by a police battalion in ...

What Is My Henry Lever Action Rifle Worth?

Historical Context

Henry Repeating Arms was started by Louis Imperato and his son Anthony Imperato in Brooklyn, New York in 1996. The first model produced was the Henry H001 Lever Action .22 and the first shipments were made in March 1997. Henry Repeating Arms takes its name from Benjamin Tyler Henry, the inventor who patented the ...

What Is My Gun Worth?

What Factors Determine a Gun’s Value? Make: There is a big difference in quality when it comes to manufacturers. From a coveted Colt to a budget minded Hi-Point, manufacturers can make a big difference in a guns resale value. Gun Type: From handguns to wild game rifles, there are many types of firearms to choose from and ...

What Is My Field Shotgun Worth?

Historical Context

Field shotguns are among the most popular type of firearm in the United States. Due to the fact that they are the primary firearm for bird hunting and sport (skeet, trap and clays) shooting it makes sense that field shotguns would be so desired. Both skeet shooting and trap shooting are Olympic events.

There are ...

What is My FN SCAR Rifle Worth?

Historical Context

Among the most popular military rifles since its development in 2004, the FN SCAR has made a strong impact in both military use and popular media. It was adopted by U.S. Special Forces during the war on terror as the Mk16 and Mk17 firing the 5.56x45mm NATO and 7.62x51mm NATO rounds respectively. The reliability ...

What Is My Desert Eagle Worth?

Historical Context

Magnum Research Inc. designed and developed the Desert Eagle. The design was further refined by and manufactured by Israel Military Industries, until 1995, when the manufacturing contract was shifted to Saco Defense, in Saco, Maine. In 1998, MRI moved manufacturing back to IMI, which later commercialized its small arms branch under the name Israel ...

What Is My Springfield XD Pistol Worth?

Historical Context

In 2002, Springfield Armory introduced their XD (eXtreme Duty) model pistol to the world and it was an instantaneous hit. There have been several variants with some having their own sub-variants that Springfield has offered to the public.  With several combinations of models, calibers and barrel sizes, it should come as no surprise that ...

What is My Mossberg Shotgun Worth?

Historical Context

Founded in 1919, O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc., is the oldest family-owned firearms manufacturer in America, and is the largest pump-action shotgun manufacturer in the world. Celebrating 100 years of innovation, Mossberg leads the industry with over 100 design and utility patents to its credit. Mossberg set the standard for defensive shotguns.It’s reputation for ...

What is My Parker Bros. Shotgun Worth?

Historical Context

In the world of fine double barrel shotguns, Parker Bros. carries the reputation as being one of the finest, American made, vintage shotguns ever produced. With a plethora of special grades, models and calibers, there was a shotgun for the different needs of an array of shooters from hunters to competition shooters.

Parker shotguns are ...

What is My Ruger Single Action Revolver Worth?

Historical Context

Ruger has produced many different variants of its Single-Action revolvers and is one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable revolvers for the commercial sporting market. With products made in America, Ruger offers consumers almost 800 variations of more than 40 product lines. For more than 70 years, Ruger has cemented its reputation ...

What is My Heckler & Koch USP Worth?

Historical Context

Designed to replace the venerable Heckler and Koch P7 pistol, the Heckler and Koch Universal Service Pistol (USP) series has established itself as a reliable and robust pistol in the hands of military and law enforcement units around the world. Originally designed to fire the .40 S&W cartridge, the USP can handle the increased ...

What is my 1911 Pistol Worth?

Historical Context

Designed by famed firearms inventor John M. Browning, the 1911 is quite possibly the most iconic pistol ever produced. Production as well as adoption by the United States military began in 1911. So successful was the 1911 that despite the adoption of the M9 in the 1980s and recently the the Sig Sauer M17, ...