The nifty thing about firearms is that they’re designed to last a long, long time with reasonable maintenance. I’m not even an antique aficionado but I regularly shoot pistols and rifles in my small collection that were manufactured in 1936, 1944 and 1945. Others shoot guns much older than that.The longevity of firearm service life supports a robust and intriguing used gun market. There are plenty of finds and deals to be had if you care to look. As with buying any other used product, it’s wise to know and follow some basic rules to make sure you get a fair deal on a product that’s safe and operable.

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