CODE FOR DISCOUNT IS – RIAC AUCTION
RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY 9/4/20.
316 12TH ST MOLINE, IL
6:00 PM RESERVATION DAY CANCELLATION POLICY
Jumer's Casino & Hotel
CODE FOR DISCOUNT IS – CRISEPT
RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY 9/4/20
777 Jumer Drive
Rock Island, IL 61201
The September Premier Firearms Auction will be spectacular; taking only a small look through the items listed quickly proves this. With an impressive collection of historically significant side arms, embellished designs from some of the world’s top craftsmen, and lever actions spanning the western expansion of the United States, this auction is sure to give even the most passive observers chills. Words, however, do not quite have the power to illicit the proper emotional response as compared to just staring and appreciating the items and firearms in person. Rock Island Auction Company’s next Premier Firearms Auction takes place September 11th- 13th.
The Smith & Wesson name is certainly no stranger to enthusiasts, but the assortment found in this auction is anything but typical. Items crafted by legendary 19th century American engravers decorate the item listings with an impressive quantity of revolvers and lever action pistols. Tiffany & Co., Louis D. Nimschke, and Gustave Young are only just a few names that immediately differentiate themselves from the others, but there is far more that this auction has to offer for collectors. Extremely rare lever action repeating pistols, revolving rifles, and embellished firearms so detailed even the hammer is not immune to elegant designs can be found in quantity and in exceptional quality during the September Premier Auction. Besides the beauty, there is also the beast; sheer fire power of the various submachine guns and magnum revolvers found in the Premier Auction is a strong reminder of the popularity, power, and ingenuity that defined the legacy of the brand name.
Arguably the most recognizable name in all of American firearms, a Rock Island Auction Company Premier Auction just would not be complete without input from Samuel Colt. Revolvers, pistols and carbines absolutely dominate the items with stunning, beautiful, and legendary weapons found across history that defined eras and revolutionized warfare. A Colt single action “Buntline Special” instantly stands out amongst the other impressive lots not only because of its authenticity (indicated in the factory letter and markings) but also because of outstanding comdition that remains after nearly 150 years. Condition and beauty are one thing, but the historical significance behind some of the guns being sold truly makes this sale one of a kind. Rock Island Auction Company is excited and proud to present an astonishing black powder Single Action Army revolver personally belonging to Bob Dalton of the infamous Dalton Gang that was used during their famed Coffeyville double bank robbery. Along with the historical, the beautiful, and the rare is an extensive collection of beautiful Colt pocket revolvers and derringers.
A bounty of fine sporting arms populates Rock Island Auction Company’s April Premier Firearms Auction with names well-known to even casual enthusiasts of the hobby: Holland & Holland, Fabbri, Westley Richards, John Dickson, Connecticut Shotgun, Rodda, and more. Powerful, dangerous game double rifles appear alongside bespoke shotguns wrapped in expert embellishments of precious metal inlay, engraving, and carving. Leading the way in this amply represented genre will be an extraordinary triple set of Fabbri Arms double shotguns; each featuring huntresses and dangerous big cats in masterfully executed bulino engraving. Human forms and the sloping lines of the cats interweave together providing a surreal blending of female and feline as well as firearm and art.
Rock Island Auction Company is excited to be hosting another incredible Premier Auction in September of 2020. Be sure to keep this date in mind as it will not be something to miss out on. Catalogs will be available shortly and will begin being shipped during the summer. For more information as the auction gets closer, make sure to follow Rock Island Auction Company on all available social media platforms and to subscribe to the weekly newsletter for the most up to date information.
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