The 1941 Johnson Rifle – The Rifle That Was Never Adopted, But Served!

Taking Stock #48: The Johnson Rifle ~ The Rifle That Was Never Adopted, But Served! One of the more interesting rifles ever to be utilized by the U.S. military, the Johnson was a unique and  innovative and design, well ahead of the curve of the military thinking of the time. Allow me to suggest that […]

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The Evolution Of The Bolt Action Rifle

Taking Stock #47: Evolution, Part 2 As we discussed in Evolution, Part 1, the process of evolution is a chaotic, often unpleasant business.  But, it is a nonetheless worthwhile process, (at least to those of us who live in the real world,) largely due to its ability to separate wheat from chaff, ore from slag, […]

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The Evolution Of The Revolver

Taking Stock #46: Evolution, Part 1 I’ve always been fascinated by the process of evolution.  Despite our best attempts to keep the world under control, Evolution is the thorn amongst the roses, the sudden gust of wind, the weeds in the perfectly manicured lawn of progress. We try to shove it under the rug, because […]

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Lock Stock & Barrel Does It Again, Delivering More To Our Consignors Than Rock Island Auction – “The Nations Leading Auction House”

First, we need to pay our respects to Rock Island Auctions (RIA), “The Nation’s Leading Auction House for Firearms, Edged Weapons, & Military Artifacts”. They move high end Items; they are generally honest, thorough, trustworthy and they are what every gun dealer wants to be when we grow up. We mean no disrespect in this […]

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Online Gun Auctions Result in Declining Participation @ Live Auctions

Taking Stock#44 The Competition Said it For Us… (James D. Julia admits Online Gun Auctions, And Not Live Auctions, Is Where The Buyers Are) First, we need to pay our respects to James Julia. They are the big kids on the block. They move more high end guns than anybody; they are honest, thorough, trustworthy […]

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Another Record Set By www.LSBauctions.com – How Our System Beats All The “Big” Auctioneers

Taking Stock #43 Another Record Set By www.LSBauctions.com – How Our System Beats All The “Big” Auctioneers Lock Stock and Barrel Investments (LSB) is proud to announce a new “first” and a major accomplishment. In mid-September, we sold at auction a Colt Single Action Army for $71,438. This amazing Colt revolver was factory “C” engraved and […]

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Lock Stock & Barrel Investments is Expanding! Announcing Our First Satelite Intake Office in Morro Bay California

Taking Stock #42 Lock Stock & Barrel Investments is Expanding! Announcing Our First Satelite Intake Office in Morro Bay California Lock Stock & Barrel Investments is a business designed to efficiently sell client firearms for top dollar, delivering more money to the sellers than any of their competition. The seller is the primary customer at Lock […]

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California Legislative Alert & Call To Action!!

California Call to Action:  Two Anti-Gun Bills are Expected to be Heard Next Tuesday Please Contact members of the Assembly Public Safety Committee Today!! http://apsf.assembly.ca.gov/ Below are the short versions: On Tuesday, April 2, the Assembly Committee on Public Safety will consider two drastic and sweeping restrictions on the sale of lawful firearms and ammunition in California. […]

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Roadblocks & The Heavy Lifting… One Of The Ways We Add Value at LSB

Taking Stock #31: The Heavy Lifting… One Of The Ways We Add Value to Our Consignments Ah, California.  Blessed with perennial good weather, soft breezes caress the beaches and valleys; while soft-headed politicians, obsessed with nannying a complacent public into numbness, enact vast thickets of legislation, designed to enforce dependence upon a somnolent citizenry numb […]

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Audie Murphy’s M1 Carbine Gift To DFC Recipient George D. Mclvor – For Sale At LSB

Taking Stock #26 Wyatt Earp’s Colt, Hickock’s Navies, Frank Jame’s S&W, Sgt. York’s Enfield, Patton;s Colt… This is a list of the greatest single guns in existence. You could certainly add Audie Murphy’s M1 Carbine to that list… And while his service carbine is in a museum, we have his other carbine for sale. The […]

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