Baltimore Gun Show to have the best in antique arms this side of the Mississippi

Alexander Henry Howdah Pistol at NRA Museum in Fairfax Fairfax, Virginia - If you're anywhere on the East Coast this weekend and you're a gun aficionado then you're in luck, because Saturday marks the opening of the Antique Arms Show. Located right outside of Baltimore, Maryland, Antique Arms is "the crown jewel of collectors shows."

"What you're going to see is the finest collection of antique arms this side of the Mississippi," said National Firearms Museum Senior Curator Philip Schreier. "Every gun museum in the East is going to be there."

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NRA Curators put rifles, pistols and shotguns in front of the cameras for Sportsman Channel

NRA Guns & Gold talks rifles in Tulsa

Tulsa, Oklahoma - Twice a year, curators from the NRA National Firearms Museum trek out to the Tulsa Fairgrounds' Expo Center for Wanenmacher's Tulsa Arms Show. One of the largest (if not the largest) gun shows the country has ever seen, Wanenmacher's is the perfect place to find the final piece of your prized gun collection. For the NRA curators, it's also the perfect place to shoot upcoming episodes of NRA's Guns and Gold.

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National Firearms Museum exhibits at Wanenmacher's Tulsa Gun Show

NRA Museum Director Jim Supica and Senior Curator Philip Schreier Tulsa, Oklahoma - April 6th & 7th marks the return of Wanenmacher's Tulsa Gun Show. 11 acres of rifles, pistols, shotguns and accessories for experienced and novice gun owners and collectors alike. A tiny portion of all those acres will be taken up by the NRA's National Firearms Museum. That and a little bit more.

"We're filming more episode of NRA's Guns and Gold," said National Firearms Museum Director Jim Supica. "Every year we see an incredible collection of guns here in Tulsa. That's why we keep coming back."

Pulling patrons from the show floor, producers for NRA's Guns and Gold go in search of the historic, the eclectic, and the unusual. Guns that will make the home viewers bridge to the edge of their couch and say wow. Guns like the one the museum brought for display.

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"Crown Jewel" of Collectors’ gun shows promised 1,000 tables of antiques and memorabilia

The National Firearms Museum brings Teddy Roosevelt to the Baltimore Gun Show

Timonium, Maryland - The weekends can sneak up on you fast.

As last weekend approached, for example, I ran down to the National Firearms Museum to check on Philip Schreier. Phil is one of two Senior Curators at the museum. He tends to have his finger on the pulse of the firearm nation. But Phil was no where to be found. He was gone. Gone to the Baltimore Gun Show.

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NRA Museum Curator's display Guns of Teddy Roosevelt at the Martinsburg Gun Show

President Teddy Roosevelt kept this Fabrique Nationale Model 1900 semi-auto pistol in a White House night stand

Martinsburg, West Virginia - Four hours ago, the Martinsburg Gun Show opened their doors for business. With more than two hundred tables of guns, ammo, antiques and Gatling Guns, the show is sure to thrill the thousands of firearm enthusiast expected to attend this weekend. One table sure to garner a great deal of excitement is the one manned by Philip Schreier, Senior Curator of the NRA National Firearms Museum.

"We brought something special for the good people of West Virginia," said Schreier. "The guns of a President."

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Owner of world's largest gun show shares his flintlock pistol made for the Middle East

Joe Wannemacher's London made flintlock pistol for the middle east

Fairfax, Virginia - As Curator's Corner draws ever closer on this Monday's episode of NRANews on the Sportsman Channel, we take a quick peak at last week's episode. Given that it's the final segment from last year's Tulsa Gun Show, they brought of the big dog himself ... Joe Wannemacher. Joe didn't disappoint. As a final farewell, he brought out his London made flintlock.

"It's silver inlay, the barrel is chiseled with a lot of find handwork," Wannamacher explained. "The stock is highly inlayed with silver wire. It's just a beautiful, well made gun."

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Supica and Schreier have Civil War rifle and World War II exotics on Guns and Gold

Winchester Model 1892 rifle used by John Wayne as The Ringo Kid in the 1939 movie Stagecoach

Just because tomorrow is a federal holiday doesn't mean that the boys from NRA's Guns and Gold are taking a break. No, they're back again on the Outdoor Channel with great examples of firearms used in the Civil War, World War II and on the silver screen out west in Hollywood.

Shot on location at Wannemacher's Tulsa Gun Show, the event continues to provide a treasure trove of firearms history.

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NRA Curators find Guns of Art from the Tulsa Arms Show in Oklahoma

Holland & Holland Double Rifle - .700 Nitro Express

For a number of collectors, guns are nothing more then a canvas of steel. Works of art to be praised, admired and kept in a place of honor. Those are the type of firearms Phil and Jim are bringing out tomorrow night for NRA's Guns & Gold.

"What usually happens when you start doing custom work on a gun is that the value goes down because collectors want that original configuration," said National Firearms Museum Director Jim Supica. "But it's different when you have a classic gunsmith do the work."

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Oklahoma Museum brings Pretty Boy's Smith & Wesson .38 pistol to Curator's Corner

Pretty Boy Floyd's .38 Smith and Wesson revolver from Davis Museum in Oklahoma

Tulsa, Oklahoma - The second week of the Curator's Corner move from Thursday to Monday nights stayed in Oklahoma yesterday as battling Curators went completely gaga over an Oklahoma owned piece of American history.

The owner? Former U.S. Marshal and Pryor, Oklahoma Police Chief Austin Whitaker.

The gun? A Smith & Wesson .38 revolver.

The history? How about Pretty Boy Floyd?

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