It is the second-highest price ever paid for a collector firearm at auction. ROCK ISLAND, ILL. (May 17, 2022) – ROCK ISLAND, ILL. ̶ A significantRead more
Rock Island Auction Company’s February 16 - 18 Sporting & Collector Firearms Auction realized $7.4 million, a fantastic showing for the year’s firstRead more
The Winchester Arms Collectors Association (WACA) is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt corporation with a worldwide membership of over 2,500 individuals who's members are devoted to the preservation, understanding and collecting of Winchester firearms and related products as well as the role these products had in forging America’s heritage. The annual WACA show and meeting takes place July each year, in Cody, WY, and includes an awards program with specifically sculptured bronze plaques for WACA members like the highly-coveted “George Madis – Best Educational” trophy and cash awards for our satellite shows.
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Over the years, Comic-Con has become the focal point for the world of comics conventions. The event continues to offer the complete convention experience: a giant Exhibit Hall (topping over 460,000 square feet in its current incarnation); a massive programming schedule (close to 700 separate events in 2014), featuring comics and all aspects of the popular arts, including hands-on workshops and educational and academic programming such as the Comics Arts Conference; anime and film screenings (including a separate film festival); games; the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, the “Oscars” of the comics industry; a Masquerade costume competition with prizes and trophies; an Autograph Area; an Art Show; and Portfolio Reviews, bringing together aspiring artists with major companies.
You can find Rock Island Auction Company in booth #1715, where we will have an exciting display of firearms from our upcoming auctions.
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, and rare and hard-to-find collectibles - art, books, fishing rods and reels, and much more. Rock Island Auction will be there with an excellent selection of hard to find antique firearms from our upcoming auctions.
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Considered to be one of the country's leading arms collecting organizations, TGCA is again meeting the third weekend in October. The mainstay of these meetings has always been a weekend show of antique, classic and collectible arms, accoutrements, and accessories, etc., western and Civil War period memorabilia, gambling and saloon paraphernalia, and related ephemera. Today, the show also allows collectible and historic weapons from the early twentieth century.
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Wanenmacher's Tulsa Arms Show is the original Tulsa gun show and the largest gun show in the world, held April 2nd and 3rd! The building is packed - both levels - with top quality gun show merchandise. Rock Island Auction will be there with an excellent selection of hard to find antique firearms from one of our upcoming auctions.
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While selling your guns to a private party can be legal, it also involves some careful research. The gun seller is expected to observe federal gun...Read More
Americans have a knack for engineering, especially when it comes to firearms. From self-taught frontier tinkerers to gunsmiths born into their trade...Read More
A Colt Paterson, rare in the first place but even rarer because its expected sale price would stay below six figures, led the lineup of terrific guns...Read More
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. With that goal in mind, we’re here to answer any questions you may have before getting started.