5 of the world's most expensive weapons

A list of some of the most expensive weapons in the world.

These are the most expensive weapons in the world because they are rare, custom made or have historical significance.

Golden Deser Eagle with the rare .440 Cor-Bon cartridge

It's a gun that costs about $5,000 - $7,500. An advanced pistol characterized by its large frame and powerful recoil. Several hundred titanium gold-plated Desert Eagles were made with the rare .440 Cor-Bon cartridge. This weapon is among the most sought after by gun collectors.

Barrett M82A1 in .50 BMG

The semi-automatic Barret M82A1 costs between $8,000 - $9,000. It was designed by Ronnie Barrett in the 1980s as a sniper rifle. The US military has used this weapon successfully in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Pederson gun

John Pederson develops a new semi-automatic rifle design along with an accompanying cartridge. Made entirely for the United States Army. A Pederson rifle in .276 Pederson would cost between $20,000 - $25,000.

Double rifle Chapuis Savana in .416 Rigby

To get one of the most expensive guns in the world, you will need between 28,000 - 30,000 dollars. Developed in the 1800's and considered are a staple of any hunter. This type of guns are perfect for buffalo hunting. They are so expensive because the two barrels fall in the same place at a given range.

 Holland & Holland "Royal"

This double rifle is priced at over $228,000. And that's because all of the brand's rifles are made exclusively by hand. The Side by Side rifle, by Holland and Holland, takes 850 hours of hand labor to make. Extremely accurate and reliable.

Stay tuned for our next article on some of the world's most expensive guns - what makes them so expensive and the celebrities who collect them.