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The Annual Winchester Arms Collctors Association (WACA) Cody Show will feature over 300 trade and display tables. Running July 14-16, 2023, the even will be held at the Riley Arena in Cody, WY.


Bring your firearms and collectibles to the Rock Island Auction Company table to get started in the consignment process with the #1 firearms auction house in the world. 

For more than three decades The Big Reno Show has been the premier show for buyers, sellers and collectors of antique and modern firearms, cowboy, Indian and western memorabilia, rare and hard-to-find collectibles – art, books, fishing rods and reels and much more. Don't miss The Big Reno at its new home – the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks, NV, and for the Summer Show. 


Table location TBA. 

The 44th Annual Colt Collectors Association (CCA) All Colt Gun Show will take place October 5-7, 2023 in Scottsdale, Arizona. CCA is dedicated to the preservation of Colt firearms and other items produced by the Company, along with the study of the history relating to their development and usage.

Visit with RIAC where you can explore some of the amazing items, weapons, and artifacts from across history from our upcoming auctions. 

Since February 1950 the Texas Gun Collectors Association (TGCA), an NRA affiliated organization, has been meeting regularly in hotels and meeting halls in various major cities throughout the state, combining association business with fellowship and a free exchange of interests in the world of antique and classic arms collecting. The TGCA Fall Show, Auction & Meeting promises to be bigger and better, and will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Denton, TX. 

Table Location TBA. 

Wanenmacher's Tulsa Arms Show is the original Tulsa gun show. With over 4,100 tables that would stretch 5.7 miles if placed end to end all in an 11 acre room, it is the largest gun show in the world. Rock Island Auction Company will be accepting consignments during the show in addition to our display of historic arms and collectibles from our upcoming auctions. 

Table Information TBD. 

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