It is worth pointing out the RIA has added a third type of auction in the last year or so; online-only. The idea is to have a lower-overhead way to sell some of the things that don’t really fit into the Premier and Regional auctions. The next one is coming up next Saturday (the 15th), and I had the chance to root through the items going into it when I was visiting Rock Island recently. There are always a few interesting pieces nestled here and there in the catalog, and it’s worth taking a look though (well, I think so). I have a couple lots I’m going to be bidding on myself, which I won’t be publicizing (wink)…and some other neat stuff like this double-scale BAR training cutaway. Because a real BAR isn’t big enough already!
Charles Manville developed this weapon in the 1930s as a riot control tool, and they were built in 12ga, 25mm, and 37mm. We should point out that the 12ga version was for tear gas rounds […]
The Colt Monitor was Colt’s improved version os the Browning Automatic Rifle intended for the law enforcement market. Colt had the sales rights to the BAR in North and South American (as well as a […]