History: "Relic Hunter Firearms and Military" store opened to the public September 12, 2014 on Macarthur Rd. in Whitehall, PA. On September 30th, 2017 the store moved to it's current location at 4671 Egypt Rd, Coplay PA 18037 and includes a 12 lane indoor shooting range, as well as the best selection of new and used firearms in the Lehigh Valley.
Gerard Stezelberger, Owner
Gerard Stezelberger has run successful online businesses since 1991 when he owed Ancient Idols Collectible Toys. Always having an interest in history and antiques, in 2000 he started a new business venture with Relic Hunter and the website relichunter.com, sourcing and selling original WWII memorabilia. Relic Hunter was one of the top militaria businesses in the world and was well known throughout the United States, Europe and Japan, as well as Russia. His next venture "Relic Hunter Firearms and Military" store opened to the public September 12, 2014 on Macarthur Rd. in Whitehall, PA. In October 2017 the store moved to it's current location at 4671 Egypt Rd, Coplay PA 18037 and includes a 12 lane indoor shooting range, as well as the best selection of new and used firearms in the Lehigh Valley.
Matthew Labarre, Manager
Matthew developed a love for firearms at a very early age. Coming from a military family background, his father taught firearm safety, protection and target skills. He went on to join AFJ ROTC (Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, where he was taught even more firearm skills.
Matthew has worked in managerial positions in retail and he believes that professionalism and customer care is the number one thing in his book. He wants to be able to show everyone that he treats people how he himself likes to be treated. He also believes that everyone should be able to learn about firearms and use them properly.
When not working, he likes to distant shoot with open sights and he enjoys video games.
Matthew’s personal motto is “Failure to prepare is preparing to fail”.
Maureen "MO" Gyory, Firearms Instructor, RSO
Before joining the Relic Hunter team, Dave spent 4 years serving our country in the U.S. Navy as a Hospital Corpsman. He has an associates degree in Veterinary Technology and spent 11 years as a critical care nurse. Also, he spent 3 years in the Philadelphia area as a Search and Rescue EMT.
Dave has firearms training including Marine Corps weapons qualification. He has had an instructors course with small arms weapons and high-risk shooting training.
He enjoys working in this field because he likes sharing his knowledge of firearms and being around like-minded individuals. To Dave, morals and ethics always come first.
Dave has a love and appreciation for the outdoors. When not working he likes to hunt and also sharpen his firearm training and knowledge. He also likes miniature war gaming.
Dave’s personal motto is “Don’t Panic.”