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New at RIAC - Outbid Notifications

3/26/2015 New at RIAC - Bidder Notifications Rock Island Auction Company is pleased to announce our new Outbid Notifications service (bidder notifications). This advancement, typically...Read More

Why is the Colt Python So Popular?

01-23-15 By Joel Kolander Around Rock Island Auction Company, collector firearms are a way of life. Whether it's guns from the Old West, Class III...Read More

The Life of A Gun Collector, Part III

Gun Collector Part III 02-07-14 By Joel R. Kolander If you progress to the third and final stage of firearms collecting, you, and your collection,...Read More

The Life of a Gun Collector, Part II

01-24-14 By Joel R. Kolander As covered in the first segment of this series, there are different stages to collecting. Despite the fact that there...Read More

The Life of a Gun Collector, Part I

01-10-14 By Joel R. Kolander Gun Collector Tips From The Pros The sun is rising, warming the cool morning air, and providing a halo for...Read More

The Unsung Trapdoor Rifle

10-25-13 By Joel Kolander In terms of American military long arms very little attention is given to a predecessor of the much heralded M1903 and...Read More

Why You Should Avoid Import Marks

09-25-13 By Joel Kolander Nobody wants something they value trashed.  This is true of everyone, but especially for collectors.  Whether it's Ming vases, cars, priceless...Read More

5 Things You Might Not Know About Antique Firearms

06-20-13 By Joel Kolander On any given news day, one sure hears an awful lot about modern guns.  The term "assault weapons" gets thrown around...Read More

The Pedersen Device

03-15-13 By Joel Kolander We here at RIAC love Winchester rifles and rightly so.  Only one manufacturer can claim the title "the gun that won the West,"...Read More