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History Sells in $14.5 Million September Gun Auction

09/13/2017 History Sells in $14.5 Million September Gun Auction   It didn’t matter the genre. Select one of your choice and historical items could’ve been...Read More
09-13-17
Engraved Nickel Winchester 1873

RIAC Heats Up the Summer with Over $7 Million in June Gun Auction

The 2017 June Regional Gun Auction was only the second 4-Day sale ever hosted by Rock Island Auction Company – the other being held this...Read More
06-28-17
two iconic gold Winchester rifles

Big Firearms Collectors & Big History Spur May Results - $16.1 Million

05/10/2017 By Joel Kolander If you watched any one of the videos we made for our May 2017 Premiere Auction, we mentioned that “2017 is...Read More
05-10-17
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Elvis Presley's Revolvers Sell for World Record Prices

05/05/2017 By Joel Kolander A King's Ransom for The King's Revolvers   ROCK ISLAND, Ill – Two of Elvis Presley’s lavish revolvers sold for world...Read More
05-06-17
Smith & Wesson Owned By Elvis Presley

Colt Python And Smith & Wesson Elvis Presley

Rock Island Auction Company is proud and extremely excited to offer one of the most important, well documented and sensational caches of objects including personal...Read More
03-06-17
Preview Hall

RIAC Begins 2017 By Setting Records

02/22/2017 When you have been the world’s #1 firearms auction house since 2003, people notice. When you have the best year in industry history, shattering...Read More
02-22-17
Finest Dance Revolver

RIAC Shatters Industry Sales Record with $63 Million in 2016

12/7/2016 2016 had already proven itself to be a special year for Rock Island Auction Company. With the Robert Bretherton and Robert Lee Collections serving...Read More
12-07-16
Antique Winchester Rifle

Landmark Firearms Collections Lead the Way in September Premiere

With the one-two combination of the Robert "The Bear" Bretherton firearms Collection and the Robert M. Lee Collection, we knew we had something special in...Read More
09-13-16
Most Expensive Single Gun

Most Expensive Single Gun Ever Auctioned Draws $1.265 Million

5/14/2016 Most Expensive Single Gun Ever Auctioned Draws $1.265 Million ROCK ISLAND, Ill – A Model 1886 Winchester rifle presented to the man who captured...Read More
05-02-16