Break Out the Crystal for’s 15th Anniversary

Break Out the Crystal for’s 15th Anniversary
Break Out the Crystal for’s 15th Anniversary

KENNESAW, Ga. –-( March 15, 2014 marks a new milestone for, the world’s largest online auction site for firearms and accessories, as it celebrates its 15th anniversary.

The auction site has steadily grown each year, cementing its position among the top 400 largest U.S. websites, according to Quantcast. In the last year, recorded nearly $1 billion in sales. “This represents a substantial share of all gun sales in the multi-billion dollar firearms industry,” says Steve Urvan, founder and CEO.

Its average customer is tech-savvy, under forty, and boasts a median household income of $88,000. Mobile apps appeal greatly to this demographic, and for iPhone® and Android® devices were unveiled at SHOT Show earlier this year.

Six years ago, the company logged its one millionth registered user. That number now exceeds three million.

Urvan comments, “It amazes me to think that we have tripled in size. This is tremendous achievement for the entire team.” averages 650,000 active listings on any given day. Sellers have 24/7 access to millions of interested collectors and enthusiasts who are actively searching for items to purchase. The site consistently attracts an average of 5.5 million unique monthly visitors, with 80 percent of traffic coming from repeat users.


  • 01/14/2014 reaches $3 Billion in Cumulative Merchandise Sales
  • 01/13/2014 Launches First Mobile App
  • 11/13/2012 hits $2 Billion in Cumulative Merchandise Sales
  • 11/13/2012 Over $100,000 raised to support USA Shooting Team and Olympic preparation on
  • 01/01/2012 celebrates 2 millionth registered User
  • 11/30/2011 announced as the Official Internet Auction Site of USA Shooting and USA Shooting Foundation
  • 08/08/2011 announced as the Official Internet Auction Site of NSSF
  • 01/18/2011 named Company of the Year by SHOT Business
  • 09/03/2009 hits $1 billion in cumulative merchandise sales
  • 07/09/2009 launches Mobile Site
  • 03/15/2009 observes 10th anniversary
  • 03/07/2008 registers millionth user
  • 03/14/2001 celebrates 2-year anniversary
  • 03/15/1999 launches

About GunBroker.: is the world’s largest gun auction website. Launched in 1999, is an informative, secure and safe way to buy and sell firearms, ammunition and hunting/shooting gear online. promotes responsible ownership of guns and firearms. Aside from merchandise bearing its logo, sells none of the items listed on its website. Third-party sellers list items on the site and Federal and state laws govern the sale of firearms and other restricted items. Ownership policies and regulations are followed using licensed firearms dealers as transfer agents.

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