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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 UPDATE 9/5/2018: Text message alerts now available on all lots, not just for live phone bidders! When Rock Island Auction Company...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