Taking Stock at LSB

Those Sons Of Guns, Spencer Hoglund on the Discovery Channel 4/4/2012

Taking Stock #9 Lock Stock & Barrel is the brainchild of Spencer Hoglund; born of a Master’s Thesis project at California’s Pepperdine Business School, it is fully realized, constantly growing, and providing better service to our customers, daily. It’s such a great idea, and so well realized, that it’s easy to forget what began this […]

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The Ainsworth Colt, All Matching And Consigned At No Reserve At LSB

Taking Stock #28: The Ainsworth Colt What does the Holy Grail look like?  If you’re a Colt collector, a revolver aficionado, or a fan of the Old West, here are the magic words which reveal that Grail: “All original, with papers,  all matching numbers, bearing the OWC cartouche, for Ordnance Inspector Orville Wood Ainsworth.” To […]

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Union Switch & Signal 1911-A1, Issued To Distinguished Flying Cross Recipient ‘Lt. J.B. Dahl’, Co-Pilot of the B-17 “Liberty Belle”, Consigned at LSB

Taking Stock #8 Union Switch 1911-A1 Issued To Distinguished Flying Cross Recipient J.B. Dahl, Co-Pilot of the B-17 “Liberty Belle”, Consigned at LSB As the Greatest Generation begins to take leave of us, they leave behind their legacy and many of their earthly possessions, including certain of their artifacts from World War II.  Here at […]

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Where did it Come From? A brief story of the work we do at LSB.

Taking Stock #7 Where Did It Come From? One of the more interesting and entertaining parts of the work we do at Lock, Stock, & Barrel, is try to ferret out the provenance and history of some of the marvelous firearms that come through the store.  A Sig P-226 is a nice pistol, and will […]

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Lock Stock and Barrel Investments Has Moved!

Taking Stock # 6: The Move My desk is clean. That alone could be news, for anyone who knows me.  Clear and uncluttered, it is a far cry from where it was, just last week.  I am writing this without interference or interruption.  Why am I mentioning this? When I left work last week, I […]

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