Having the most expensive does not make you the best shooter, but it certainly provides you with the satisfaction of having some of the rarest guns in the world. Expensive guns may not give you the best shot but it is valuable as it might be one of a kind or it might have great artwork, or it simply might have been used by a famous person.
The following are some of the most expensive guns in the world:
Hitler’s Golden Walther:
The Golden Walther was given to Hitler as a birthday present by Carl Walther. Hitler was quite fond of this gun, and it is said that he always had this gun in his draw. During the war in the year 1945, the gun was taken by an American soldier during a raid, and he brought it to the United States of America. The pistol had gone into the hands of many people, and finally, it was auctioned in the year 1987 for about $114,000.
The 44.-caliber Smith & Wesson:
The 44.-caliber Smith & Wesson is quite famous and valued as it was the gun that was used to kill Jesse James. Jesse was a popular outlaw who robbed many banks and passengers on the train. It is said that he had robbed more than $200,000 and the government had said that they would be giving a bounty if anyone could get him alive or dead. His fellow gang member used the 44.-caliber Smith & Wesson to kill Jesse and in the year 2003, this pistol was auctioned for about $350,000.
Roosevelt’s Double-Barreled Shotgun:
The 26th president of the United States of America was very much interested in hunting, and he would always take his shotgun with him. The Fox gun company made the gun, and it was sold to his family, and it was passed down to Teddy Roosevelt. In the year 2010, the Double-Barreled Shotgun was sold for about $862,850.
Beretta Imperiale Montecarlo:
Beretta makes high-quality guns that are world renowned. It is so accurate that Olympic champions use these guns. The engravings on the gun are brilliant, and the craftsmanship performance is also outstanding. These guns usually cost about $106,800.
The firearms of the Holland & Holland guns are made by hand, and it is one of the most beautiful guns that can ever be made. These guns are also extremely reliable and accurate. H&H firearms have a great reputation and exclusive clientele.
Saddle Pistol of George Washington:
A saddle pistol was given to George Washington by Marquis de Lafayette. The pistol had golden inlays and carvings. The artwork in the pistol is simply brilliant. After the death of Washington, President Andrew Jackson had the gun for a long time and gifted it back to Washington’s family. In the year 2002, the gun was sold for about $1,986,000, and the buyer donated the gun to a museum in Pittsburg called Fort Ligonier.