From about 1880 ’till the beginning of World War I, so-called “contract guns” were sold as house brands by scores of hardware and sporting-goods dealers under the names of gun companies that never existed except on paper—an external hammer shotgun can be a thing of beauty or a disaster waiting to happen.
The No. 5 “Jungle Carbine” remains one of the more popular and recognizable models in the Enfield line. Find out what this particular gun in NRA Excellent condition is worth.
Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. In this week's article taken from the May 1924 issue, a collector shares a story of the gun that got away.
Lots of folks have old guns hiding in the back of their safe. Whether it's a family heirloom that's been passed down for generations or something they stumbled across at shop a few decades earlier, it inevitably leads to one question: What's it worth? Attendees of the 142nd NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits had a chance to find out just that, thanks to the National Firearms Museum.