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Pleasant Valley Epilogue
Feuds and bad blood don't die easy.
An Unpleasant Day in Pleasant Valley
“There’s a war going on down there.”
Billy the Tintype
The facts behind the only existing image of the American outlaw weave a story of intrigue and mystery.
Mark Lee Gardner
Did Old West Lawmen Carry their own Weapons?
Guns That Won the West
Recent firearms auctions proved profitable for sellers and buyers alike.
Can You Tell me What Version of the Winchester ’73 Jimmy Stewart Used in the Movie of the Same Name?
A Frontier Favorite Lever Gun
With only one out of every five guns produced, the round-barreled 1873 Winchester—in rifle form—is one of the less common ’73s encountered. Here’s one that has served the author for decades as a collectible, as well as a straight-shooting repeater.
What Was the Most Popular Weapon After the Civil War?
A Big Bang Year
The year 2016 saw earth-shattering records for frontier weapons that included the most expensive gun and knife.
A Western Dynasty: Winchester
The Henry Rifle
Geronimo Prize Breaks Record
World record broken by firearm presented to a soldier after he helped capture the notorious Apache leader.