Supica Consulting LLC


  • Select consignment sales of exceptional firearms through, gun shows, and other venues.

  • Liquidation of firearms collections for collectors & estates. We can assist on an hourly or percentage commission basis.

  • Appraisals, consulting, and expert witness services.

  • Writing & media.


Jim Supica, Owner

  • Editor, Standard Catalog of Firearms, 2020-present

  • Director, NRA Museums, retired. Supervised NRA National Firearms Museum at NRA HQ in Fairfax VA and NRA National Sporting Arms Museum at Bass Pro Shops in Springfield MO. 2008-2020.

  • AGI Certified Firearms Appraiser

  • Author or co-author of over 100 firearms articles and eight books, including the all-time best-selling gun book Illustrated History of Firearms and the leading reference, Standard Catalog of Smith & Wesson.  

  • Former Contributing Editor - American Rifleman.  Contributor to Blue Book of Gun Values, Flayderman’s Guide, and others.

  • Over 200 television appearances as  a firearms expert, including co-hosting NRA Gun Gurus and American Guns on Amazon Prime.  Regularly featured on Gun Stories and American Rifleman TV.

  • Founder & President, Old Town Station Ltd national level collectible firearms dealer, 1991-2008.

  • NRA Board of Directors 2001-2008.  NRA Certified Instructor.    Benefactor Member.  

  • Past President, S&W Collectors Assoc. & Missouri Valley Arms Collectors Assoc.  

  • Member, American Society of Arms Collectors.

  • Experienced expert witness.

  • Juris Doctorate, University of Kansas School of Law.

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