Matchlock and Wheellock Antique Firearms

Out of the rough and tumble world of medieval warfare emerged the firearm. Rockets had been attempted in various parts of the world over the centuries but early guidance systems were disappointing and the weapon was declared impractical. Gunpowder began to seriously influence warfare late in the middle ages as the first cannons . . . → Read More: Matchlock and Wheellock Antique Firearms

Antique Roadshow

This article originally appeared on our good friend’s at New England Antiquing website.

The apparent benefits of the very popular PBS television series Antique Road Show to the hobby and business of collecting antiques are numerous and seemingly unmitigated by any downsides. Now in its eleventh season, Antique Road Show is arguably the . . . → Read More: Antique Roadshow