Taking Stock at LSB

The Low Commission Fallacy – The Games Other Auction Houses Play

Taking Stock # 23: The Low Commission Fallacy – The Games Other Auction Houses Play We hear from our customers that the big auction houses can sometimes have lower commission than us, causing them wondering why we charge what we do. This may be true, but it DOES NOT mean a higher net amount to you. […]

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J. McKeand, John Rigby & Co. .470 Nitro Express Class C Double Rifle Now At Lock Stock and Barrel

Taking Stock #32 Death In The Tall Grass.  White Hunter.  The Ghost In The Darkness.  Horn of the Hunter. If you have ever read of, or dreamed of, embarking on safari in Africa, you know the romance, adventure, and genuine danger that lurks in the Dark Continent.  View the pictures of this remarkable rifle, admire […]

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How It All Started… The Gun Room

Taking Stock #22; How It All Started… The Gun Room In 2001, Spencer and his Dad decided it was time to build a play room in the back yard. The vision was a pool table, A 73″ TV and a bunch of guns. The two of them hammered boards together for about 6 months, until […]

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Documented WWII US Navy Union Switch & Signal 1911-A1 Consigned at LSB

Taking Stock #5 We are all fans of the Colt 1911 here, ranging from fans (Me) to fanatics (Spencer!).  So when a really special 1911 comes through Lock Stock and Barrel Investments, it usually draws quite a crowd.  Allow me to introduce you to Union Switch & Signal 1911A-1, serial # 1063417. View The Auction […]

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Original Cased J. Beattie Howdah Pistol Consigned at LSB

Taking Stock #4 The Howdah Pistol… Ah, the golden age of British colonialism.  “The sun never sets on the British Empire,” was a common expression in the 19th century, as, armed with superior weapons and tactics, the British flung a colonial net across the entire globe.  It was natural that the same intrepid, daring spirit […]

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