Deadline to consign for the April 01, 2020 online auction is only 8 days away!

Gun Consignment

We are the best place to sell your guns! 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 sell your guns by consignment 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!



We’ve been the #1 firearms auction house since 2003. Click here to see the advantages of selling with RIAC.



4 easy steps that break down the firearms consignment process. Find out how to sell  your guns with RIAC.


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Award Winning Firearms Catalogs

Catalogs are a gun auction company’s single most effective tool to present and market your collector firearms. In an auction world that is increasingly becoming dominated by off-site bidders, we use our catalogs to nearly put the guns into the hands of people around the world who are confident in bidding on your items without ever inspecting them in person. It is our job to bring your collector firearms to life on the pages of our catalogs. Our goal is to present the item as is: no better, no worse, but accurately.


To see these three-volume catalogs is to truly appreciate what an impressive document they are. These books are also spiral bound for our buyers’ convenience, making them easy to browse, hold one’s place, and to use during our auctions. Anyone who orders a catalog for an auction, also receives the prices realized after the sale has finished, making the catalogs a useful pricing tool in addition to its beauty.

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Trust and Estates
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Trust and Estates
Trust and Estates
Trust and Estates
Trust and Estates

Selling Large Gun Collections And Trusts & Estate Guns

Collectors of all types have many options at their disposal when determining what happens to their precious items when they are gone. For many, this is not the most pleasant conversation, but it is a critical topic to address. Planning ahead will not only ease the burden of the bereaved, but also save one’s benefactors and family a great deal of time and money. Here at Rock Island Auction Company, we’re collectors just like you. We know that even discussing the dispersal of your collection can be extremely difficult. You’ve spent years, or decades, building a collection that suits your taste and focuses on what interests you. It is exactly that difficulty that makes this matter so important to handle in advance. Fortunately, there are many options available to you as a collector and we believe RIAC to be the most profitable of them.

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Our Gun Auction Facility

From our humble beginnings in a garage that once housed founder Pat Hogan’s other business ventures, Rock Island Auction Company has moved twice to larger facilities to accommodate its burgeoning business. The most recent of which was in the spring of 2011 to its current state of the art, 150,000 square foot campus. The move demonstrates our investment in the industry and belief in the industry for many more years to come. We do not hesitate to consider it one of the most state of the art and comfortable brick and mortar auction facilities in the world. We have extensively renovated the space in every possible way to more closely demonstrate our motto: “We Believe in Presentation.”

Popular Types of Item Now

Lot Number 3706 Est: $1,300 - $1,900
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Lot Number 3166 Est: $800 - $1,300
2020 February 2020 Sporting & Collector Firearms Auction (1034)
Lot Number 2742 Est: $1,200 - $1,800
2020 February 2020 Sporting & Collector Firearms Auction (1034)
Lot Number 3883 Est: $1,000 - $1,600
2019 September 2019 Premier Firearm Auction (77)
Lot Number 1024 Est: $1,100 - $1,600
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