Iowa Antique Arms Collectors - November 2008 Photo Gallery

The Iowa Antique Arms Collectors Premier Gun Show was a rousing success. Above is the show in the well lit River Room at McGregor's Landing Event Center. This pictures 48 tables of the 70 table show. Future shows will feature 100 tables. This first time show was very well attended. The result was happy dealers with good sales by most. General comments from the public were "Nice show," "This is what a gun show should look like," "Keep me on your mailing list," and "When is the next show?"

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More show tables filled to capacity with great antique and reproduction guns of the frontier era.

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The theme and intent of the McGregor Gun Show is to present original and reproduction guns and arms that were manufactured prior to 1950 along with complimentary collectables.
Providence Tool Company was a strong industrial manufacturer in the mid-19th century. They manufactured 113,000 side hammer Peabody Rifles.

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They have re-opened the doors of the Providence Tool Company and are currently making the Peabody's patent Breech Loading Single Shot Rifle. Providence Rifles were known for their superior quality then, and they intend to continue that reputation in the 21st century.

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Here is a selection of antique Winchesters. The show excelled in offering an outstanding variety of antique firearms.

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Antique longarms from local collections were displayed and sold.

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One of the best treats was seeing this wonderful collection of Iowa Gun makers plains rifles.

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A Colt lightning rifle attributed to Buffalo Bill.

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A few of the many antique hand guns offered for sale.

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The advanced collectors were surprised to see this Winchester hockey stick and puck.

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Indian artifacts are rare to see.

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Show director Jim Boeke with a Henry rifle.

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Revolutionary and Civil war muskets and rifles.

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