What gift does a gun collector want most of all? A gun, of course! Rifles, shotguns, handguns, pistols – lovers of guns love them all. But then again, a genuine collector can be a bit particular about which guns to get, so if you don’t want to venture into the territory of actually buying a gun, here are some of the most creative gun collector gift ideas around.
21 Most Creative Gun Collector Gift Ideas
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1. Vintage Personalized Gun Collector Sign
Vintage style all-wood plaque to hang above your gun case, declaring that you’re a bona fide expert. Comes ready to hang and with a 3-d hand carved applique of an old antique gun. Optional personalized name plank that hangs down, you can get multiples if you want to list the top items in your collection along with your name. Made in the USA.
2. Blue Book of Gun Values, 38th Edition
The industry standard value reference guide, in a brand-new 38th edition. The Blue Book of Gun Values is a great gift for any gun collector or enthusiast. Filled with more than just values and pricing, this handbook includes history, descriptions, and much more for all gun types.
More popular gun collector’s reference works:
- Gun Digest 2018
- 2018 Standard Catalog of Firearms: The Collector’s Price & Reference Guide
- Standard Catalog of Military Firearms: The Collector’s Price & Reference Guide
- Standard Catolog of Smith & Wesson
3. Vintage Personalized Rowdy Buck Conservation Club Sign
Another vintage design, the Rowdy Buck Conservation Club Sign is made in America from furniture-grade wood, comes ready to hang, and adds a splash of personalized antique style to a gun collector’s office, den, or gun room.
4. John Wayne Replica Rifle Wall Mounted Set
The M1892 lever action western carbine was used in many classic western films and the was rifle of choice in dozens of John Wayne movies. This gun collector gift sit is complete with a 42″ wall mounted wood frame, non-firing rifle replica, metal sublimated photo of the Duke, and Wayne’s signature etched into the mounted frame.
5. 1700s-Era English Dueling Flintlock Pistol Set
This fun boxed set features a pair of English dueling pistols, circa 1700s, in the classic antique flintlock style. A fun and affordable gift idea for the gun collector in your life.
More creative gun gift replicas like these and the John Wayne rifle are available here
6. Wanna See My Guns T-Shirt
Gun collectors just want to show off their guns. This is the perfect t-shirt for a gun enthusiast with a touch of wry humor.
7. Self Healing Target
Here’s a gun collector gift idea that can be put to good use, over and over again. Rated for pistols and rifles from .22 LR all the way up to 50 BMG, the cube’s shape and construction allows it to be shot thousands of times. It will simply flip over and bounce around again, and be ready moments later to be shot again. Great for target practice.
8. I Love One Woman & Many Guns Coffee Mug
Wife. Guns. Coffee. ‘Nuff said.
9. “Bulletproof” Whiskey Shot Glasses with Real .308 Bullet
Here’s a great gun collector gift idea for the straight shootin’ whiskey enthusiast. This set of two “bulletproof” shot glasses feature a real .308 bullet embedded into the glass. Drink up!
If your gun collector is into whiskey, you’ll want to check out our whiskey gift guide.
10. SafeNDry Gun Safe Dehumidifier
This moisture eliminator reduces the risk of mold, mildew, rust, and corrosion in the gun safe or gun cabinet. An affordable gift that any gun collector will appreciate and put to good use.
11. Personalized Gun Heart Coaster Set
This personalized wooden coaster set includes custom engraving of name or family name and a heart made of – what else? – guns.
12. Buckshot Coaster Set
Shotgun shell coaster set in which each coaster looks like the back of a 12 guage shell. Each one is etched with “Buckshot 12GA,” and features a hand-painted golden finish along with non-scratch pads on the bottom to protect your furniture. The coaster holder is also designed to look like a shell, complete with red-ridged and metallic gold exterior.
13. Custom Hidden Gun Storage Wall Decor
This rustic wood wall mounted plaque is so cute, with your family’s last name and monogram initial! But wait… slide the frame a bit to the left and presto! You are ready for action. Truly one of the most creative gun collector gift ideas for those who want to keep their decor style cute and Pinteresty.
14. American Flag AR-15 Gun Concealment Cabinet
All-stained-wood gun cabinet shaped and colored like an American flag, concealing your AR-15 or other collectible gun. Comes with blank foam that you can cut to fit the gun of your choice.
15. SpeedVault Handgun Safe
So maybe this is a more traditional gun gift idea, but it still merits your attention. Most gun collectors are still concerned with personal safety, and this is one of the best accessories on the market. The SpeedVault Handgun Safe can be kept close by – at your desk, bedsite nightstand, under the kitchen counter – and it locks with digital keypad for safety and security.
16. Out of Sight Gun Safe
Check it out – this gun safe is superbly designed to minimize wasted space and increase the accessibility of your stored gun collection. The inner tray pulls out, allowing you to view and play with the guns as easily as you like, leaving no movable parts in the safe for easy maintenance. Plus it’s handcrafted in the USA with true American pride and ingenuity, making it the dream gift idea for a gun collector.
17. Gun Jewelry
Perfect for the fashionable gun collector, a cute jewelry accent like old-fashioned pistols, M41As, sniper rifles, M16s, and more can be yours to wear proudly.
18. Time-Life History of the Gun in 500 Photographs
Time-Life’s History of the Gun in 500 Photographs is a fun coffee table book for the gun collector. Highly readable and informative, even to the longtime afficionado and history buff.
19. Adult Activity Book for the Gun Collector
A gun collector coloring book! For the whimsical gun enthusiast, this book is filled with activities including coloring pages, crosswords, cryptograms, word find, gun trivia, and more.
20. Cast Iron Bottle Opener
The only thing better than 1) a gun, or 2) a replica is 3) a gun-shaped bottle opener. This pistol-shaped cast-iron bottle opener is just a few bucks, handcrafted, and the perfect stocking stuffer for the gun collector and craft beer connoisseur. You’re welcome.
21. 50 Caliber Bullet Bottle Opener
The final entry in our list of 21 gun collector gift ideas – another bottle opener, this one a 50 caliber shell casing fired by the United States military and repurposed to a new life of opening beers and sharing cheers.
More Gun Collector Gift Ideas
- NRA membership
- Ammo for their various guns
- Vintage gun accessories
- A dehumidifier stocking stuffer
- And, of course, guns