Prior to taking on oversight of the NRA Museums, Jim Supica was an antique gun dealer, peddling old iron through his mail order catalog, website and auction business. He holds a Juris Doctorate and Bachelor degree from the University of Kansas.
Jim is author or co-author of six books on firearms. He’s written numerous articles on gun collecting, including regular columns for American Rifleman and Shotgun News; is a contributing editor for the major firearms price guides; and appears on television, radio and webcasts.
Jim collects 19th century big frame S&W revolvers and serial number one guns, and his favorite gun in the National Firearms Museum is Theodore Roosevelt’s S&W New Model No. 3.