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Rock Island Auction Company

Leading Auction House for Collectable and Antique Firearms

Rock Island Auction Company is the world’s top auction house for collectible and antique firearms. As our reputation for integrity, quality, and presentation have grown, so have our results. Thanks to our tireless work ethic and constant pursuit of excellence, we remain the largest collectible and antique firearms auction house since 2003. We continue to bring world record prices and offer some of the most historic guns, high art antiques, and plenty of firearms still in their usable life. Take a look around and find out what so many already know: we’re the best at what we do.

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Rock Island Auction Company

Online Auction

November 3, 2016

Rock Island Auction Company continues to be an innovator within the firearms industry and is proud to offer an additional 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 material and are held 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

  • Lot 380: 28 Assorted Reference Books, Many German/Axis Themed

    Some titles to include: "Uniforms and Insignia of the Luftwaffe: Volume One 1933-1940" by Brian...

  • Lot 312: Five Knives/Daggers and Nazi Style Items

    1) "ACS" marked on right side of ricasso with sheath. OAL: 19 3/4" with a...

  • Lot 113: Reproduction Peacemaker SAA Revolver

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  • Lot 454: Two Stahlhelm-Style Helmets

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  • Lot 64: Winchester Model 42 Shotgun

    LOP:13 3/4"....

  • Lot 474: Browning Arms 22 Auto Rifle

    With twelve boxes of .22 ammunition. Manufactured in 1962....

  • Lot 27: S&W Model 625-6 Revolver

    With manual....

  • Lot 497: Remington Rolling Block Rifle

    "Crown" proofs....

  • Lot 465: Four Framed Prints

    1) 21" x 17 1/4" "International Rifle-Match - The American Team" print photographed by Rockwood...

  • Lot 482: Four Knives

    Four knives with sheaths. 1) With sharpening stone. OAL 13 3/4" with 8 7/8" blade....

  • Lot 481: Four Knives

    1) "Corsan Denton & Company/Sheffield" marked knife. OAL:11 1/2" with 5 1/4" blade. 2) "Venture/Slater...

  • Lot 279: Case for a Greener Shotgun (Case Only)

    With two snap caps, oiler, tools, cleaning rods, and twine. Lid marked "J.D.G. KEAYS /...

  • Lot 230: Baikal IJ-70 Makarov Pistol

    Includes extra magazine, holster, tool, and manual....

  • Lot 311: Four Nazi Style Daggers

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  • Lot 500: Colt Black Powder Series 1851 Navy Revolver

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  • Lot 493: U.S. Underwood M1 Carbine

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  • Lot 353: Six Assorted Edged Weapons

    1) "A&A S" marked sword with wooden box. OAL:42" with 34' blade. 2) German sword....

  • Lot 2: Uberti Buffalo Bill 1860 Commemorative Revolver

    From the Replica Percussion Revolver Collectors Assn (RPRCA) collection with fitted wood display case and...

  • Lot 345: Assorted Bayonets in an Ammunition Box

    1) Metal ammunition box. 2) Simson & Co. bayonet with scabbard. OAL:25 7/8" with 20...

  • Lot 132: Browning Utah Highway Patrol Commemorative BL 22 Rifle

    Marked "UHP0045" with papers and patch. Manufactured in 1983....

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Our customers SAY...

Dear Mr. Hogan, Thank you for the April/May 2010 Premiere Firearms Auction catalog. I usually review your auctions online but prefer to have a catalog in hand. I have purchased five firearms from Rock Island Auctions over the years and am very happy with all of the transactions. Additionally, I am now a duly licensed "Collector of Curios and Relics" holding the proper ATF License. This will facilitate my future purchases as firearms manufactured during the appropriate periods that can be shipped directly to me instead of to my local gun club. I continue to collect and have acquired my most recent acquisitions from various gun shows and other markets. My field of interest has become more sharply defined. I look forward to many more years as a happy bidder and customer of Rock Island Auctions. Additionally, I wish to mention that every single individual I have had contact with at your firm has been excellent. My experience has been superb!! Looking forward to future auctions and future catalogs. Sincerely,

G.M.

Most Recent Auctions

September Premiere Firearms Auction

September 9 to September 11, 2016

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June Regional Firearms Auction

June 24 to June 26, 2016

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Consignment

As an 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 with us to find out what so many others already know. No one gets you more money, or works as hard, as Rock Island Auction Company.

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Our customers SAY...

Hello, I would like to thank all of the staff that I have had contact with. They have been very helpful and patient being this was my first time doing an online auction. The Staff there made it a very easy enjoyable exprience. Thank You sincerely,

M.O.

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