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Rifles

Rifles are shoulder-fired firearms with a rifled barrel. They are the mainstay of the world’s military forces and are used by hunters, competition shooters, and for self defense. Rifles evolved from earlier muskets, but many still list muskets as rifles disregarding the lack of rifling in the barrel. Rifle barrels existed as far back as the 15th century, but were not popular due to the expense associated with rifling and fouling that occurred in rifled grooves.

As technology improved, rifles became more efficient. They grew in power, accuracy, and rate of fire. Lever-action rifles ruled the West and bolt-action rifles proved to be a friend to hunters and soldiers worldwide. Semi-automatic rifles changed the world and how warfare was waged and influenced the tactics that are used to this day.

Semi-automatic rifles are now some of the most popular for self defense, along with bolt actions for precision shooting and lever actions for brush hunting. The rifle is a platform that is continually evolving, growing, and changing.

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J.H. Johnston Model Percussion Rifle
Nov 20, 9:00 AM EST
J.H. Johnston Model Percussion Rifle
by Horst Auctioneers
Est: $0- $0
$35014 Bids
Gwyn & Campbell Carbine Type 1 .52 cal
Oct 23, 9:30 AM EDT
Gwyn & Campbell Carbine Type 1 .52 cal
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$42513 Bids
(X) Winchester Model 94, 30-30 Rifle
Oct 23, 9:30 AM EDT
(X) Winchester Model 94, 30-30 Rifle
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$42512 Bids
Firestar 45 ACP Pistol
Nov 07, 10:00 AM EDT
Firestar 45 ACP Pistol
by Paul Arsenault Auctioneers
Est: $0- $0
$22512 Bids
Smith & Wesson 44 Magnum Revolver
Nov 07, 10:00 AM EDT
Smith & Wesson 44 Magnum Revolver
by Paul Arsenault Auctioneers
Est: $0- $0
$65011 Bids
Mass. Arms target shooter's rifle
Oct 23, 8:30 AM EDT
Mass. Arms target shooter's rifle
by Chupp Auctions & Real Estate, LLC
Est: $25- $200
$1,10011 Bids
Beretta Model 21A Pistol
Nov 07, 10:00 AM EDT
Beretta Model 21A Pistol
by Paul Arsenault Auctioneers
Est: $0- $0
$1258 Bids
SPRINGFIELD M1A 7.62 NATO RIFLE W/ BOX
Oct 23, 10:00 AM EDT
SPRINGFIELD M1A 7.62 NATO RIFLE W/ BOX
by Milestone Auctions
Est: $1,000- $1,500
$1,2508 Bids
NIB BROWNING GRADE I SEMI AUTO 22 RIFLE
Oct 23, 10:00 AM EDT
NIB BROWNING GRADE I SEMI AUTO 22 RIFLE
by Milestone Auctions
Est: $700- $1,000
$5508 Bids
Springfield Trapdoor Carbine Saddle Ring
Oct 23, 9:30 AM EDT
Springfield Trapdoor Carbine Saddle Ring
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$4258 Bids
EARLY REMINGTON MODEL 760 GAMEMASTER RIFLE-1952
Oct 23, 10:00 AM EDT
EARLY REMINGTON MODEL 760 GAMEMASTER RIFLE-1952
by Milestone Auctions
Est: $400- $600
$3257 Bids
Springfield Model Trapdoor 45/70 Rifle
Oct 23, 9:30 AM EDT
Springfield Model Trapdoor 45/70 Rifle
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$2507 Bids
Marlin Firearms Mod. 39A Rifle .22 CAL
Nov 07, 10:00 AM EDT
Marlin Firearms Mod. 39A Rifle .22 CAL
by Paul Arsenault Auctioneers
Est: $0- $0
$4007 Bids
REMINGTON MODEL 700 CLASSIC BOLT ACTION RIFLE
Oct 25, 6:00 PM PDT
REMINGTON MODEL 700 CLASSIC BOLT ACTION RIFLE
by O'Gallerie
Est: $500- $700
$5507 Bids
RUSSIAN M45 SKS RIFLE WITH BLADE BAYONET
Oct 23, 10:00 AM EDT
RUSSIAN M45 SKS RIFLE WITH BLADE BAYONET
by Milestone Auctions
Est: $700- $900
$6757 Bids
(87) Rds. Remington 30-30 Win. Rifle Ammunition
Oct 23, 10:00 AM MST
(87) Rds. Remington 30-30 Win. Rifle Ammunition
by EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
Est: $0- $0
$707 Bids
Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Barrel-Form Garden Seats, H: 18 in
Oct 19, 10:00 AM EDT
Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Barrel-Form Garden Seats, H: 18 in
by Weschler's
Est: $30- $50
$1507 Bids
SAVAGE MODEL 24-V OVER UNDER COMBO GUN
Oct 23, 10:00 AM EDT
SAVAGE MODEL 24-V OVER UNDER COMBO GUN
by Milestone Auctions
Est: $750- $1,100
$1,0506 Bids
(X) Japanese Type 99 Arisaka Rifle
Oct 23, 9:30 AM EDT
(X) Japanese Type 99 Arisaka Rifle
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$3756 Bids
(X) Winchester Model 94 30-30 Rifle
Oct 23, 9:30 AM EDT
(X) Winchester Model 94 30-30 Rifle
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$4256 Bids
* Browning/Sako Safari Grade .243
Oct 28, 10:00 AM EDT
* Browning/Sako Safari Grade .243
by Cowan's Auctions
Est: $800- $1,000
$5506 Bids
(3) Antique Long Rifles
Oct 23, 9:30 AM EDT
(3) Antique Long Rifles
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$3256 Bids
Fancy black powder muzzleloader
Oct 23, 8:30 AM EDT
Fancy black powder muzzleloader
by Chupp Auctions & Real Estate, LLC
Est: $25- $200
$3006 Bids
Martini Rifle .450/577 cal.
Oct 23, 9:30 AM EDT
Martini Rifle .450/577 cal.
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$1256 Bids

Sellers Who Sell Rifles


Poulin Antiques & Auctions

Poulin Antiques & Auctions

Milestone Auctions

Milestone Auctions

Cowan's Auctions

Cowan's Auctions

Czerny's International Auction House

Czerny's International Auction House