Rock Island Auction Company
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Rock Island Auction Company

#1 Auction House for Antique Guns and Collector Firearms

Rock Island Auction Company is the world’s top firearms auction house for antique guns and collector firearms. As our reputation for integrity, quality, and presentation of rare firearms have grown, so have our results. Thanks to our tireless work ethic and constant pursuit of excellence, we remain the largest auction house for antique firearms, collector firearms, rare guns, antique guns, modern guns, and other firearm related items auction house since 2003. We continue to bring world record firearms prices and offer some of the most historic and rare guns you will find. If you are looking for the best in rare engraved, gold, silver and many other pieces of metal art antique guns or  you want some of the main stay collector firearms still in their usable life, you will find them here.

We sell all categories of guns, antique, curio and relic, modern, and class III NFA guns. In the spring of 2011 up to today our current state of the art, 86,000 square foot home, with dedicated auction hall, and preview hall with bright LED lighting allowing customers to preview guns in close to daylight conditions. This facility demonstrates our investment in the firearms collector industry for many more years to come.

But we’re not just a place to buy collector firearms, we’re also the best place to sell guns. Whether you’re selling a large gun collection of rare guns or just a single inherited firearm, RIAC is the best and easiest way to sell your guns for the most money. Don’t take our word for it! Read about our consignment process, watch videos of satisfied clients, and see some of our spectacular results for yourself. We’re the best at what we do, we hold the world record for selling a single firearm like this Winchester 1886. As the undisputed leader in our field, we invite you to sell your firearms with us to find out what so many others already know. No one gets you more money for your firearms, or works as hard, as Rock Island Auction Company. Learn how to sell your guns today with the best gun auction house in the world! Website Sitemap gun pages

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Rock Island Auction Company Firearms Auction

Regional Auction

June 22 to June 25, 2017

Our Regional Gun Auctions are made up of affordable antique firearms, beginning collector firearms items, usable sporting guns, and many non-firearm items. A majority of the lots have multiple firearms. A Regional Gun Auction has routinely consisted of approximately 3,000 lots with as many as 10,000 firearms in those lots. We hold two Regional Gun Auctions per year, one in the summer and one in the winter. The Regional Auction has a preview day which is held all day on the preceding Thursday and the items are sold Friday, Saturday and Sunday – same as our Premiere Collector Firearms Auctions. The concept of the Regional Sale was initiated by the demand that our customers developed for the “everyday collector” type guns. Were these guns placed in a Premiere Auction, they would simply be overshadowed. These guns need to be seen in person as we keep the description to a minimum and use a rating scale for the condition encouraging the buyer to view the items in person.  We produce approximately 10,000-13,000 black and white catalogs that are sent to potential bidders all over the world.

These gun auctions are comprised of beginning collector firearms, and also sporting and hunting firearms, manufacturers such Browning, Winchester, Ruger, Colt, Remington, Smith & Wesson, plus Japanese and European military firearms. You will also find firearm related books, holsters, swords, parts, leather, ammunition and more. This is also an auction for antique guns and highly collectable and rare guns. Each item is listed with a headline, high and low estimates, condition rating, and photo.  As with our Premiere Auctions, our website features the entire Regional Auction catalog of items and is searchable by model, serial number, manufacturer, lot number, keyword, and more. All items are viewable in color online and most guns have both sides shown.

Featured Lots

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 554

    Lot 554: Harrington & Richardson Inc - M1 Garand

    "H.R.A." marked barrel dated "11-55". With canvas sling, cleaning kit, and cleaning rod....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 2794

    Lot 2794: H & R - M1 Garand

    Barrel marked " HRA 7-54"....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 4556

    Lot 4556: Five Semi-Automatic Pistols

    Right side of the frame dated "53". With a Czech armorer's kit for the CZ...

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 6590

    Lot 6590: Colt - Python

    Manufactured circa 1981....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 330

    Lot 330: Two Luger Semi-Automatic Pistols and Accessories

    This lot also includes 5 takedown tools, two unmarked Luger magazines, 2 springs, 2 pair...

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 495

    Lot 495: U.S. Springfield M1 Garand Rifle

    Manufactured in August of 1942, "1-S-A-12-43" barrel, "S.A./G.A.W." stock, canvas sling....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 2789

    Lot 2789: Springfield Armory U.S. - M1-Garand

    Manufactured in 1944....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 6598

    Lot 6598: Colt Python Double Action Revolver

    Manufactured in 1964....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 5158

    Lot 5158: Three European Semi-Automatic Pistols with Boxes

    Trigger guard dated "68". With original box and extra magazine....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 4

    Lot 4: New Haven Arms Co. - Henry Rifle Scarce 3rd US Veteran Volunteer

    This Henry rifle was manufactured by the New Haven Arms Company in December 1863 as...

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 6435

    Lot 6435: U.S. Winchester M1 Garand Semi-Automatic Rifle

    Manufactured in May 1943, with a Danish "VAR 6-66" barrel....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 6610

    Lot 6610: Colt - Python

    Manufactured in 1980....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 355

    Lot 355: DWM Model 1906 American Eagle Luger with Holster

    With a 1939 Schambach holster....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 6134

    Lot 6134: Marlin Firearms Co - No.32 Standard 1875

    Manufactured between 1875 and 1887. The pair come in a custom wooden case and...

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 360

    Lot 360: DWM 1914 Dated Luger Pistol

    With a "1929" dated holster....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 325

    Lot 325: DWM/Stoeger American Eagle Luger Pistol

    Marked "A.F. STOEGER INC/NEW YORK" on the right side of the extension, with the American...

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 322

    Lot 322: Krieghoff "S" (1935) Code Luftwaffe Luger Pistol with Holster

    Fixed sights, with the 1936 "S" date code on the chamber and the Krieghoff logo...

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 565

    Lot 565: U.S. Springfield M1 Garand w/CMP Collector Grade Certificate

    "SA 5 55" barrel, with a DoD cartouche stock, canvas sling, "U.C./1942" bayonet with sheath...

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 320

    Lot 320: Mauser "S/42" Code "K" Date Luger Pistol with Holster

    With "1934" dated holster, extra magazine, takedown tool and barrel rod....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 265

    Lot 265: Two Remington Over/Under Derringers

    Manufactured in 1866....

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Our customers SAY...

Hi Jessica, We received our books the other day and couldn't be more pleased with the result. Of course, we all called each other and talked about the Colts in the book, the ones we kept, and our memories of "Poppa" on the firing range. These books are as much an heirloom as those memories. Thank you, again, for everything. My brothers and I don't think that we've ever come across an organization that is as dedicated and professional as RIAC. Please let Pat, Judy, Leslie, and everyone else involved with our transaction know how truly thankful we are for your help and exceptional service. It has been a pleasure working with you. Best regards,

A.S.

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Consignment

As a firearms auction house, we have one common goal with our consignors: achieve the highest possible price.

Rock Island Auction Company has firmly established itself as the #1 firearms auction house in the world for collectible firearms, edged weapons, & military artifacts. It is a position we have held since 2003 through a winning formula of integrity, superior marketing, first-class presentation, and a constant pursuit of excellence. As the undisputed leader in our field, we invite you to consign your firearms with us to find out what so many others already know. No one gets you more money for your firearms, or works as hard, as Rock Island Auction Company. Learn how to sell you guns today!

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Thank you Theresa, I was impressed with your company’s ability to adapt to our various telephones and locations so that I was able to bid. Tell your boss he has a great and friendly staff.

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