Lords Of War
I Love Cannons (Pilot)+
Murrieta, California, becomes the land of auction opportunity. The experts sift through a lot of dirt, but they find gold. The daughter of an infantryman brings in her father's hand-drawn map of his journey during WW2, and the experience brings Hammer to tears. Meanwhile, Sean meets Kevin the collector, who brings in a 17th century cannon that his wife thinks is trash. Shooter finds a cowboys dream gun, an 1894 Winchester riffle that the seller purchased for $100. Sean and Shooter test the weapons with the sellers to make sure that they get the correct bang for their buck. The testing proves the items to be very valuable and arouses the idea of...
Duel To The Death+
The guys head to southern california for an eclectic auction spanning the centuries and the continents. Sean examines a pair of 18th century dueling pistols, and then heads to the shooting range to see if these 200 year old bad boys will fire like the day they were made. Hammer meets some real-life vikings, who've dug up what they claim to be a one-thousand-year old axe head. Shooter fires an m1 carbine with a korean war veteran, and meets a father-son collecting team who've brought with them one of the most expensive and top secret weapons from World War II.
The guys head to Southern California for an extravaganza of military collectibles. Jim shoots a 19th century colt .45 revolver, an iconic piece of Americana from the wild west. Shooter and Sean examine a potentially priceless WWI helmet, claimed to be decorated by a young Walt Disney. Sean fires a revolutionary war era blunderbuss, an enormous gun that pirates used in order to debilitate treasure ships before boarding them for plunder. Jim learns about a military love story -- with matching rare WWII uniforms.
Da Vinci's Killer Pistol+
The guys are in Southern California, meeting interesting collectors, testing antique guns and auctioning amazing items. Sean assesses a 16th century wheellock and then heads to the testing range to see if this ancient mechanism can still light a spark. Hammer examines what seems to be a 16th century German crossbow that could be its owners key to retirement. Sean inspects what looks like an extremely rare uncut sheet of pre-revolutionary currency, then takes it to his friend Dana, an expert in early colonial currency, to give the final authenticity verdict.
The guys head to Colorado for an extravaganza of military collectibles. Shooter fires a mac 10 submachine gun, the iconic weapon of Hollywood movies, depicted in films such as "Pulp Fiction." Sean examines a 76-pound bar of silver that might have come from one the most famous Spanish shipwreck rescues ever. And Jim goes to the shooting range with a civil war reenactor to see if his 1853 enfield rifle still fires just like it did when the north was fighting the south.
Pirate's Deadly Pistol+
The guys head to Colorado for a fantastic auction of military collectibles. Sean fires a 4-barrel swivel breech pistol from the mid 1700's, an incredibly unique item that could bring up to $5,000 in the auction. Shooter examines a very rare piece of world war two memorabilia -- a cushman scooter, used by couriers behind enemy lines. Few cushman scooters survived and if it's real shooter thinks this one can fetch at least $18,000 at the auction. Hammer inspects what a seller tells him is a Japanese katana sword. But, hammer is dubious. This sword lacks all the proper markings for Japanese origin -- but what hammer discovers is a very happy surprise.
The Secret Flame+
Sean and the guys are in Colorado Springs doing what they do best, finding the best military items and weapons for their auction. Shooter examines a kel-tec rfb rifle then heads to the range to see if it works. Sean examines what seems to be a simple Italian flintlock, but realizes it may be hiding a secret deep within. Jim finds one of the biggest, most impressive items ever considered for the auction, a WWII aircraft searchlight. Hammer and Jim attempt to light up the sky with it.
Itchy Trigger Finger+
Sean and the team are just outside Colorado Springs, Colorado, in the hunt for the best military items and collectibles for their auction. Shooter comes across a WWI bar rifle, and heads to the range to see if it still fires like it did at the turn of the century. Hammer examines what seems to be a 17th century Spanish rapier, used by the wealthy to settle matters of honor. Sean evaluates two over-under guns that appear to have no trigger. He then heads to the test range to see if they still fire. Hammer and Sean meet an enthusiastic jouster who has what could be a medieval jousting lance.
The guys head to Houston for a fantastic auction of military collectibles. Shooter examines an mg-42, an iconic German World War II machine gun. The mg-42, which fires between 1,200 and 1,500 bullets per minute, menaced thousands of allied soldiers on the beaches of Normandy. Shooter takes this original German weapon to the shooting range to see if it still fires like it's 1942. Hammer learns an amazing story from the civil war, through a collection of letters that a union soldier sent to his sister from the front lines. Sean evaluates an antique store owner's republic of Texas-era bullet mold. This pocket-sized machine, used to form bullets on...
Sean and his weapons experts are in Galveston, Texas, where they continue the search for the best military items and collectibles for their auction. Sean meets the owner of a derringer pistol, a similar model to the one used by John Wilkes Booth to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. If Sean can prove this pistols authenticity, the seller could get top dollar at the auction. Hammer helps a prospective seller determine whether to part with a family heirloom - a WWI Damascus steel sword. Shooter takes a look at a Captain America comic book the seller traded $25,000 worth of books to acquire.
Field of Screams+
Sean and the team are down in Pasadena, Texas to track down top notch military pieces for their upcoming auction. Shooter comes across the Italian version of an M-14 and is thrilled when the seller agrees to let him test the Italian stallion out on the range. Later, Sean comes across a bag of Roman coins that the seller hopes is worth thousands. Hammer discovers a Falchion sword that could be from the 13th century.
This week, the Lords of War are just outside Houston, Texas, in one of Americas fastest growing cities. Theyve got their hopes up that some great collectables will turn up today. The guys come across some great items, including a Blunderbuss pistol from the time of the American Revolution, a detailed Bowie knife and a 1907 Winchester, popular with gangsters with the 1920s. Before the auction, they want to shoot the guns to test their firepower and make sure theyre worthy to sell off. The guys also get their hands on a piece of body armor from the 1800s. However, reproductions are common and they must make sure that this is the real deal before...
The Gun Sword+
In Cape Coral, Florida, Sean and Hammer meet a seller who grew up playing with what could potentially be a Spanish helmet from the 16th century. If its the real deal, this mans childhood toy could be worth thousands of dollars! Then, Sean meets a veteran in possession of one of his favorite weapons a Queen Anne flintlock pistol from the 18th century. A dual purpose weapon, the Queen Anne could also be used as a sword during close encounters and Seans ready to put it to the test!
In Naples, Florida, the Lords of War are looking for collectables as rich in history as the city itself. The guys get off to a great start with an MP5 Sub-Machine Gun that Shooter is determined to get into the auction, but the owner drives a hard bargain and demands a high price. Shooter takes the MP5 out to the range and unloads, determined to show its owner that they can guarantee his price. Jim gets his hands on a Colt .45 whose owner claims that it belonged to Buffalo Bill but without proof, the guys know they can't sell it at the auction for the price the seller wants. Hammer's friend Wally stops by with a homemade Japanese katana. If Hammer...
Day of the Nighthawk+
In Fort Myers, Florida, the guys have big expectations; the city is named after a military fort after all. The city certainly doesn't disappoint when the first item they come across is a 1915 Vickers, a very rare machine gun. If this gun works at the range, it'll be a big seller at the auction. Other interesting finds include conquistador stirrups and an American flag made by Polish POWs in a WWII concentration camp. The guys make high guarantees and they're hoping the bidders come out so they can make their commissions.
Sean and his team of experts are in Lehigh Acres, Florida in the search for the best military items and collectibles for their auction. Shooter meets a man with a unique anti-bandit gun. He and Jim take it to the range to test this powerful weapon. Sean evaluates what could be a late 16th century treasure chest used by pirates on the high seas. Hammer takes a look at a 17th century Indian thrusting dagger, used by the samurai of northern India. Shooter evaluates and tests Ma Deuce, the M2 browning machine gun.