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Forgotten Weapons 2017!

January 1, 2017 Ian McCollum 29

We have lots of exciting content coming for you in 2017, including at least two international trips, thanks to support from the fine folks on Patreon! I will be visiting the Pattern Room collection, and […]


Forgotten Weapons Merch!

December 24, 2016 Ian McCollum 5

After many years, I finally have a selection of shirts and cool stuff for sale! Just in time to buy something after Christmas, how’s that for timing? Check it out, and don’t miss the limited-time […]


Selling my Vickers HMG

November 21, 2016 Ian McCollum 35

Yes, it is a sad thing to do, but it must be done. I am selling my Vickers heavy machine gun. A few details… The gun is an Australian WWII piece factory refurbished in 1952 […]


Tolkien’s Service Revolver

November 6, 2016 Ian McCollum 26

From The Guardian: The Webley Mk VI was the standard issue gun for British servicemen at the outbreak of the war. In 1996, Tolkien’s family gave the gun to the Imperial War Museum during a […]


Hammer Prices, RIA & James Julia

October 27, 2016 Ian McCollum 19

For the folks who are interested, here are the final hammer prices (plus 15% buyers’ premiums) for the recent two auction I had videos from… I was rather hoping to maybe have some long shot […]


Weapons of the Spanish Civil War

October 4, 2016 Ian McCollum 31

The Spanish Civil War is a relatively un-remembered conflict here in the US, but it is a fascinating event for firearms enthusiasts because of the huge variety of arms used. Both sides were supplied by […]

Italian soldier in Rome with an ARX-160

GunSpotting in Rome

June 29, 2016 Ian McCollum 65

About a month ago I spent some time in Italy, and noticed a few things that I thought would be interesting. The biggest thing that stood out to me (on the matter of firearms, I […]

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A Couple Antique Revolvers For Sale

June 4, 2016 Ian McCollum 4

I have found myself in the unfortunate situation of having bought a handful of antique revolvers at auction for an acquaintance, only have him decide not to pay for them. These aren’t guns I am […]