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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 37

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 32

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 […]