Rock Island Auction Company's February Regional Firearms Auction contained a vast assortment of collectables and antiques, from engraved Henry rifles, World War II firearms, and militaria, to modern gems such as new in the box shotguns, rifles, and pistols.
When it comes to fake antique guns, it's easy to wind up as the proud owner of a dud. Even a trained eye can be fooled by modern reproduction firearms that have been faked to look like the real thing.
Rock Island Auction Company quietly accomplished a remarkable feat in December, with sales totaling more than $12 million dollars, an accomplishment outdone only by the company's 2013 grand total, a staggering $48 million in gun auction sales for the year.
In its Nov. 18 armor and gun auction, Bonhams is offering a Smith & Wesson No. 2 revolver owned by Wild Bill Hickok, one of the most iconic figures of the Old West, that was on him when he was murdered by Jack McCall in Deadwood in 1876.
An iron frame Henry Rifle turned heads at the Rock Island Auction Company's September event, breaking the world-record for price of a 19th-century American rifle.
Rock Island Auction Company’s popular summer Regional Firearms Auction once again exceeds expectations by surmounting the sales high estimate by nearly $200,000 posting $4.7 million dollars in sales.
Gun collecting enthusiasts helped Rock Island Auctions realize over $12 million in sales, including many antique and military guns.
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Besides firearms auctions that cater to private gun collectors and vintage gun aficionados, there are other firearms auctions happening regularly around the country. They are sponsored by sportsmen conservation groups and guns are sometimes auctioned off as a fund raising tool. There is a new twist on that and it’s the concept of the...