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cased engraved Colt Model 1903 pocket hammerless

Top Instagram Posts of 2017

12/19/2017 By Joel Kolander   There sure are a healthy amount of firearms enthusiasts on Instagram! Ever since we joined in 2016, our numbers have...Read More
12-19-17
Whitney Wolverine blued

Rise and Fall of the Whitney Wolverine

11/28/2017 By Joel Kolander [caption id="attachment_10613" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Lot 1059: Nickel Finish Whitney Firearms Inc. Wolverine Semi-Automatic Pistol with Box[/caption] The design of the Whitney...Read More
11-28-17
RIAC Auction Hall panorama

5 Gun Auction Bidding Tips from RIAC CEO, Pat Hogan

11/17/2017 By Pat Hogan & Joel Kolander   The 2017 December Premiere Firearms Auction will be the largest Premiere Auction in our history, generating the...Read More
11-15-17
French knife pistol with corkscrew

Knife Guns!

11/10/2017 By Joel Kolander Knife Guns! [caption id="attachment_10393" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Lot 2288: Unusual and Impressive French Needle-Fire Bolt Action Knife Pistol, Circa 1870[/caption] Today, we...Read More
11-10-17
big bore rounds

Shooting Fat Mac the .950 JDJ Rifle!

11/3/2017 By Joel Kolander 950 JDJ Rifle Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for more great gun videos!   [caption id="attachment_10298" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Meet "Fat Mac"[/caption]...Read More
11-03-17
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RIAC Announces LIVE Online Bidding!

10/26/2017 By Joel  Kolander RIAC Live [caption id="attachment_10147" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] A screen preview from our "How To" article on Live Online Bidding[/caption] Very few places...Read More
10-27-17
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
RIA text message alert

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