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Peabody-Martini rifle What Cheer

3 Reasons Why Every Hunter Should Own an Antique Rifle

10/07/2017 Guest post by Michael Decker Antique firearms are in high demand these days, particularly antique rifles. As a hunter, and a person who is...Read More
10-11-17
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RIAC Now Offers Text Message Alerts

10/10/2017 By Joel Kolander When Rock Island Auction Company completely redesigned their webpage last year, vast improvements were made to the look of the site...Read More
10-10-17
Honus Wagner shotgun

Honus Wagner's Parker Brothers Shotguns

10/05/2017 By Joel Kolander   You don't have to be a collector to have heard about Honus Wagner. Baseball fans are certainly familiar with the...Read More
10-06-17
Holland & Holland by Philippe Grifnee

5 Holland & Holland Shotguns by Master Philippe Grifnee

09/29/2017 By Joel Kolander View Shotguns in catalog Let's be honest. A shotgun made by Holland & Holland is not an "every man's" gun. While...Read More
09-29-17
D-DAY Flag Gold Beach

D-Day Flag Up for Auction

09/06/2017 By Joel Kolander The events of June 6, 1944 will long be known to the world as D-Day. It remains the largest attack from...Read More
09-06-17
hateful eight revolver

A Colt from "The Hateful Eight"

08/04/2017 By Joel Kolander   If you haven’t seen Quentin Tarentino’s The Hateful Eight, go see it right after you finish reading this article.  ...Read More
08-04-17
Engraved Colt Python Howard Dove

40 Colt Python Revolvers

08/03/2017 By Joel Kolander Everyone seems to be have their eye on a snake gun these days, so we thought is best to take a...Read More
08-03-17
Rappahannock Forge flintlock pistol

The Flintlock Pistols of Rappahannock: The Forge that Armed America

07/27/2017 by Andrew Padavich Authentic Revolutionary War firearms are rare items to find. Examples fortunate enough to still exist are rapidly approaching 250 years in...Read More
07-27-17
Gary Cooper Smith & Wesson revolver

3 Smith & Wesson Revolvers with Famous Owners

07/21/2017 By Joel Kolander We all know the frequent lament of many a gun owner: “If only this gun could talk!” Often voiced when pining...Read More
07-21-17