Collection of Old Guns and Photography by: Tom Husnik

There are people who have this hobby of collecting antiques. Antique collection could prove one of the most expensive hobbies even more that of maintaining exuberant golf courses for gold players.

The antiques are pieces of art from earlier period and are priceless and that’s why they at times price more than anyone could ever imagine. There could be a wide variety of antique items that could attract the antique collectors. Stamps; furniture; jewelry; cars; paintings; statutes & sculptures the list is endless. Guns and magnificent piece of photography is no different attraction for such antique collectors.

Antique Collection Of Old Guns

The antique gun collection is becoming popular day by day. Gun being the boy toy attract lot of men. Gun is a symbol of pride and power. Especially when it is an antique gun it adds to the status and standard of the antique gun possessor as well. Not only because of the – power, pride and status that these guns brings, the trill associated with them because of them belong to some great legend from the past makes the entire concept even more exciting.

If you practice collecting antique guns or are interested in it, the best source of information about adding more to your collection would be subscribing to the magazines that are available in the market, providing indispensable information about these antique rare pieces. If you are new in the field, to be on the safer side spend more time on researching and collecting information and start with relatively small and less expensive antique guns. The best source for information and purchase of such antiques are the Gun Shows that are organized by big antique gun organizations e.g. NRA.

Antique Collection of Photography

Photographs is no different when it comes to adding to an antique collector’s collection. The antique collections of photographs would have pictures from a very old specific era from – representing a country’s cultures or history. The collection might include beautiful pieces of photography by some well known photographers like – Strand, Paul; Modotti, Tina; Hine, Lewis; Levitt, Helen and many more the list is endless. Or would have beautiful images captured of a very early period, highlighting the culture and trends of that time.

The black and white photo adds to the beauty of such photographs. Such collectors of photographers usually are interested not only in the antique photographs but also have shown explicit inters t in Vintage Photography; Photography from the Civil War and Old Photographs. There are various websites available from where these antiques photographs could be purchased. Though these photographs are priceless – there usually start from as less as $100 without any upper limit to its cost.

There are number of photo collections available which provides with a whole collection of the series including the negatives of the photos. The list of collections is endless however some of them are –Coloradoan Collection, Hancock Collection, Historical Collection, Map Collection, Miller Collection, Slide Collection, and Triangle Collection.

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