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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: 2723

    Lot 2723: Two Bolt Action Rifles

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  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 6545

    Lot 6545: Three Matching Serial Numbered Kimber Model 82 Super America

    With original box....

  • 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: 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: 6418

    Lot 6418: U.S. Springfield M1D Garand Sniper Rifle with Scope

    "SA 5 53" barrel, with a 5-prong flash hider, un-screwed leather cheek piece, and a...

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 4459

    Lot 4459: Four European Semi-Auto Pistols, Including a Stocked Steyr 1912

    Dated "1914" with "VEGA" marking on slide, matching numbered stock holster, and leather harness marked...

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 364

    Lot 364: Mauser "42" Code "1940" Date Luger Pistol

    London proofmarks are present, including diameter/tonnage marks on the underside of the barrel....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 4255

    Lot 4255: Two Antique American Revolvers

    Manufactured in the 1860s with total quantity estimated at 300....

  • 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: 4524

    Lot 4524: Two German Semi-Automatic Pistols with Holsters

    The right side of the frame is stamped with the "eagle/L" police acceptance mark. With...

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 5146

    Lot 5146: Two Smith & Wesson Double Action Revolvers with Cases

    One of 150 manufactured in 2001....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 319

    Lot 319: Kreigsmarine Marked "S/42" Mauser Luger Pistol w/Accessories

    Marked "N/3601" on back strap, "N3601" on spare magazine, with an "eagle/M" 1938 holster. Listed...

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 351

    Lot 351: DWM Blank Chamber Luger with Finnish Army Markings, Holster

    Stamped "SA" on the extension. "CAI/M-23" marked barrel. With a "SA" Finnish marked holster....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 4248

    Lot 4248: Three Smith & Wesson Double Action Revolvers

    Manufactured 1902-1909....

  • 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: 356

    Lot 356: Two Walther Semi-Automatic Pistols

    Back strap marked "R.F.V. 798 W.," a marking associated with the Nazi Reichs Finance Ministry....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 6590

    Lot 6590: Colt - Python

    Manufactured circa 1981....

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 323

    Lot 323: Bulgarian Contract Model 1908 Luger Pistol

    Manufactured for Bulgaria pre-WWI; rare in any condition due to rough service in two World...

  • Rock Island Auction Company Auction Lot No: 2071

    Lot 2071: Two Antique American Revolvers

    Manufactured in the early to mid 1860s and later converted. The initials "E/HB" are carved...

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Our customers SAY...

Greetings Judy, I must tell you I had another pleasant experience with Rock Island Auction Company. I had serious butterflies when I got a call from UPS that I had a package. I hadn't seen the gun or even talked to a specialist about it. It was very well packaged which I sure appreciated. As it turns out I am very satisfied and thought I would show you the guns new home (pic attached). Best Regards and Thanks,

J.T.

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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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Our customers SAY...

Good evening Folks: I visited my receiving dealer to pick up the lot won in your recent auction on June 27th and 28th. To say that I am pleased would be an understatement. My dealer claims to have never seen guns packaged as well as these were, not to mention the original boxes packages separately from the guns. The guns? I have waited almost 35 years to add these to my collection and here I found both in a single lot! Thank you for a pleasant buying experience from start to finish. In working on the phone with the staff, they all seem not only to enjoy what they are doing, but are as professional and courteous as any folks that I have ever dealt with. I eagerly look forward to the next auction. I am hooked! Best regards,

L.M.

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