From 20th Century battle rifles to ornate cap-and-ball revolvers, Rock Island Auction Company’s latest event had something for every stripe of collector.
Big crowds and intense bidding battles made for an action-filled weekend at Rock Island Auction Company’s latest event, which surpassed $14.7 million in sales.
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.
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.
A Colt 1861 Navy revolver at a $700 asking price is a fine gun, and a worthwhile addition to any gun collection. But what does the gun enthusiast who doesn’t have that kind of money to spend on one gun do? Consider the affordable antique .22 caliber revolver.
From the re-election of Barack Obama and push for new gun control following the tragic Sandy Hook school shooting, to the United Nations push for small arms disarmament, there’s no shortage of geopolitical and economic forces shaping trends in military gun collecting. Phillip Peterson, editor of the new Standard Catalog of Military Firearms, 7th...
You've seen gun collections. But probably never one quite like the FBI's gun collection.
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.