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Gun Auctions for Firearms Collectors

RIAC Holds 8-10 Gun Auctions Per Year for Antique, Modern and Rare Collector Firearms.

RIAC holds 5 major gun auctions per year, and 3-5 one day online only auctions. We are the world’s top gun auction house for antique 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 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 gun auction for  buyers, we’re also the best place to sell your 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!

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Rock Island Auction Company Firearms Auction

Online Auction

August 10, 2017

RIAC gun auctions continue to be the innovator within the firearms industry and is proud to offer an additional gun auction platform to sell your items.  Guns listed here for auction will be sold in the same way as our other auctions except there is no live bidding audience in our facility during the auction.  Bids are accepted absentee, telephone and live on the Internet during the day of the auction.  These auctions are comprised of a myriad of firearms and related items such as gun parts, books, scopes, knives, swords and more and are held at least three times a year.  Typically, items in our Online-Only auctions are placed there as they do not meet our minimum lot value to earn a spot in a Premiere or Regional sale.  Again, as with our Premiere Auctions, our website features the entire Online-Only 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 all guns have both sides shown.

Featured Lots

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 705

    Lot 705: Auto Ordnance Corp 1911A1 Pistol 45 ACP

    Includes key. Right side of frame marked "DAVID BELK CANNON/ER14514683"....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 178

    Lot 178: Two Randall Knives with Sheaths

    1) Randall Survival knife with leather sheath and sharpening stone. OAL:12 1/4"with 7 3/8" blade....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 216

    Lot 216: Springfield Armory U.S. M1-Garand Rifle 30-06

    Includes sling....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 33

    Lot 33: Colt Combat Commander Pistol 45 ACP

    Includes matching box and manual. Rear sight is loose....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 582

    Lot 582: Tower Flintlock Pistol Pistol 58

    ...

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 212

    Lot 212: Springfield Armory U.S. 1903 Rifle 30-06

    Barrel marked "U.S.M.C./8-41" over a circled "S". Handguard numbered "D28179". Bolt handle marked "N.S.". Features...

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 38

    Lot 38: Smith & Wesson 41 Pistol 22 LR

    Includes Ultra Dot scope and target grips....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 383

    Lot 383: High Standard HD Military Pistol 22 LR

    ...

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 296

    Lot 296: Luger Erfurt 1914 Pistol 9 mm

    Erfurt 1914 Dated Artillery Luger Semi-Automatic Pistol...

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 515

    Lot 515: Two BSA Martini-International Single Shot Rifles

    Includes Weaver Grand Slam 6x-20x40 scope. Barrel has been drilled for front and rear sights....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 219

    Lot 219: Springfield Armory U.S. M1-Garand Rifle 30-06

    Includes leather sling....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 215

    Lot 215: International Harvester M1 Garand Rifle 30-06

    Includes CMP certificate of authenticity. CMP cartouche on left side of stock. LMR barrel is...

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 50

    Lot 50: Colt .22 L.R. Conversion Kit with Box

    Includes Remington Hi-Speed Kleanbore ammunition....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 16

    Lot 16: Colt Python Revolver 357 magnum

    ...

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 345

    Lot 345: Airrow Model A8S Stealth Archery Rifle with Case and Accessories

    Includes two CO2 tanks, six arrows, and attached Simmons Whitetail Classic 1.5-5x20 scope....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 516

    Lot 516: Two Falling Block Target Rifles

    Buttplate is absent....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 45

    Lot 45: I.M.I. (Israeli) Desert Eagle Pistol 44 Magnum

    Includes Maxpedition soft case....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 47

    Lot 47: Fusion Firearms 1911 Pistol 9 mm

    Magazine is absent. Features match grade trigger and mount for Tijicon RMR sight....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 224

    Lot 224: Inland M1 Carbine Carbine 30 Carbine

    Includes Case M4 bayonet and scabbard. OAL:11 5/8" with 6 5/8" blade. Barrel dated "11-44"....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 435

    Lot 435: Winchester .22 Bolt Action Rifle with Tasco 24x44 Scope

    Includes Tasco 24x44 scope. Trigger assembly marked "K. KENYON"....

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Our customers SAY...

I attended an auction at Rock Island Auction Company for the first time on February 21st. I was interested in obtaining a flintlock musket. A colleague of mine recommended your auction company and I'm very glad he did. Searching your website was easy, but I also enjoyed the catalog I purchased as the graphics were great. From start to finish, your customer service was terrific. I wish I got the name of the gentleman that checked me in as he was very helpful. James and Terry made check out easy (I purchased Lot XXXX) and were a tremendous help for someone attending one of your auctions for the first time. Sincerely,

J.M.

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Gun Consignment

We are the best place to sell your guns! 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 sell your guns by consignment 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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Our customers SAY...

Hello I just wanted to thank you for the items I won in your last auction. I won Lot XXXX and was pleasantly surprised at the superb packaging of the guns and the fast shipping. You impressed me with your professionalism. Thanks again,

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News & Events

News

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